Daily Archives: April 9, 2009

April 15: Bill English at Dunedin

### Channel 9 Online April 9, 2009 – 8:20pm
Deputy Prime Minister Bill English To Come Visit Dunedin

The Minister of Finance, and Deputy Prime Minister, Bill English visits Dunedin on 15 April. The Southland MP will attend a lunch meeting at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery starting at noon, organised by the Otago Chamber of Commerce. The event will only be open for Otago Chamber members and the media.

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April 20: DCC Extraordinary Meeting

### ODT Apr 9, 2009 (page 4)
What happens next
The Dunedin City Council will hold an extraordinary meeting on April 20, at 9am, to decide whether or not to sign a contract with Hawkins Construction to build the stadium.

The February 9 Resolutions
The Dunedin City Council voted to commit to the stadium project on the following terms and conditions:

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See also http://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/50932/chin-responds-stadium-questions

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Opinion: StS vice-president

### ODT Online Thu, 9 Apr 2009
Opinion: ‘Vision’ of Awatea St overcome by dark clouds

By Dave Witherow

Dave Witherow questions the commitment of the Dunedin City Council to consultation over the proposed new stadium.

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ODT credits Dave Witherow as vice-president of Stop The Stadium.

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Mayor on rates, core activities, referendums

### ODT Online Thu, 9 Apr 2009
Proposed rates cap questioned

By David Loughrey

Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin has questioned how a proposed rates cap could work, when different local authorities rate in different ways, and the amount rated varies widely, as does the level of infrastructure councils have.

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### ODT Online Thu, 9 Apr 2009 9.30am
Poll: Should there be a referendum to decide the fate of the stadium?

Yes 73% (795 votes)
No 26% (286 votes)
Unsure 1% (10 votes)
Total votes: 1091

ODT Online polls are not scientific and reflect the opinions of only those internet users who have chosen to participate.

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Mayor: Questions and answers 2

### ODT Online Thu, 9 Apr 2009
Chin responds to stadium questions (part 2)

By David Loughrey

The recent meeting organised by Stop the Stadium at the Dunedin Town Hall, attended by 1800 people, raised as many questions as it answered. So, what is the council’s response?

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