Daily Archives: March 22, 2009

2011 RWC: Dunedin the poor cousin

### NZ Herald Online 4:00AM Sunday Mar 22, 2009
2011 RWC: So much for stadium of 4 million

By Heather McCracken

So much for the stadium of four million. Rugby World Cup organisers are focusing on the big metropolitan venues of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch as they try to get bums on the more expensive seats.

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The Who at North Harbour Stadium

### http://www.stuff.co.nz Last updated 10:48 22/03/2009
Gig review: The Who in Auckland

By Tracey Bond

The Who performed to a packed crowd at North Harbour Stadium on Saturday night. The band showcased their signature moves – Roger Daltrey whirling his microphone around the stage and Pete Townshend thrashing the living daylights out of his guitar. A massive LCD backdrop featured electrifying visuals of still images and moving pictures. For an open air stadium, North Harbour performed admirably in the sound department. And drummer Zak Starkey more than held his own against the two giants of rock. On You Better, You Bet, Ringo Starr’s son was a particular stand out, and by this stage even the bleachers were up out of their seats and dancing. And the hits kept on coming.

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### NZ Herald Online 8:58AM Wednesday Mar 18, 2009
The Who: On their way to NZ

Legendary British band The Who, who last played on these shores in 1968, kick off their highly-anticipated 2009 tour at the North Harbour Stadium on Saturday.

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Link + The Who 90Sec Trailer

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Official website: www.thewho.com
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Highlanders clean up

### ODT Online Sat, 21 Mar 2009
Rugby: Highlanders thrash Cheetahs 32-8

The Highlanders stormed to a 32-8 win over the Cheetahs in a Super 14 rugby match at Dunedin today with flanker Adam Thompson and fullback Israel Dagg scoring two tries apiece.

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