Daily Archives: April 11, 2009

Highlanders thump Reds

### ODT Online Sat, 11 Apr 2009
Rugby: Highlanders bag third straight win

The Queensland Reds’ southern rugby curse continued when they went down 24-19 to the Highlanders in a Super 14 match at Invercargill tonight that could have gone either way.

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### stuff.co.nz Last updated 19:52 11/04/2009
Rugbyheaven: Three in a row for Highlanders

By Marc Hinton

It wasn’t pretty, but that won’t worry the Highlanders who made it three wins on the trot with a hard-fought Super 14 victory over the Queensland Reds in Invercargill.

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### stuff.co.nz Last updated 00:00 12/04/2009
Rugbyheaven: 2009 Super 14 Standings

View the standings table at Stuff Sport.

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Otago Farmers Market organisers respond

### ODT Online Sat, 11 Apr 2009
‘No plan’ to shift Farmers Market to stadium

By Chris Morris

Organisers of the Otago Farmers Market say they are “disappointed” at a suggestion by the Carisbrook Stadium Trust (CST) they are considering a move to the planned $198 million Otago Stadium.

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See earlier post Build it, we’ll come: gonna cost you and associated comments about the Otago Farmers Market.

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Prof Willett on stadium accounting practices

### ODT Online Sat, 11 Apr 2009
Method not misleading, prof says

By John Lewis

The head of the University of Otago accountancy and business law department has described as a “misconception” allegations by stadium opponents of misleading accountancy practices by the Carisbrook Stadium Trust.

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Read Prof Willett’s full response: ODT Link

• ODT says Prof Roger Willett is a past president of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand. He has published articles and books on statistical aspects of accounting measurement, international accounting, management accounting and auditing. He is working on projects relating to the theory of accounting measurement, economic models and asset return, risk and valuation measurement in organisations and markets. He has held positions at Queensland University of Technology, Australian National University and the Universities of Wales and Aberdeen, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

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Crs Acklin and Collins not keen to meet

### ODT Online Sat, 11 Apr 2009
Councillors reject stadium meeting

By Chris Morris

Two Dunedin city councillors invited to explain the merits of the planned $198 million Awatea St stadium at a public meeting in South Dunedin have rebuffed the offer, saying their views would not be listened to.

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The Caversham Presbyterian Hall is located at 61 Thorn Street.

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