Daily Archives: April 17, 2009

Once at Auckland…

Remember this…thanks to the person who reminded us

### NZ Herald 5:00AM Tuesday Nov 21, 2006
Stadium decision: Choice open to legal challenge
By Paula Oliver

The rushed way in which Auckland’s councils are deciding whether to back a waterfront stadium could be legally challenged, experts say. A view is now emerging that the public consultation the councils are undertaking may not meet the requirements of the Local Government Act and, therefore, the councils’ right to make a decision could be challenged.
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NEW Yankee Stadium

### NBC Sports updated 8:58am. ET April 16, 2009
$1.5 billion Yankee Stadium formally opens

NEW YORK – The last time Yankee Stadium opened, Babe Ruth starred and the ballpark quickly became the house he built. Eighty-six years later, a new Yankee Stadium was ready to make its debut. Continue reading

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Stop The Stadium to Court

UPDATED
According to Channel 9 news tonight Stop the Stadium has lodged a claim for a High Court injunction…to ‘stop the stadium’.

### ODT Online Fri, 17 Apr 2009
Stadium fight going to High Court

Opponents of the proposed $200 million Dunedin stadium have taken the fight to the High Court.
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See post Whatever next? Available processes…
See comment on StS committee line up changes: MORE

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Stadium presentation to Building Officials

The southern branch of Building Officials Institute of New Zealand (BOINZ) is holding a meeting and training day in conjunction with the University of Otago on April 24.

The purpose of the gathering is to improve members’ awareness of the issues of the Building Code compliance and development – particularly from the owners’ perspective.

The day would include site tours, presentations from building officials, a speakers’ forum and a business session. To be followed with a presentation on the Stadium by Malcolm Farry, Chair of the Carisbrook Stadium Trust.

Participation is limited to BOINZ members and building industry colleagues by invitation.

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