The hive of industry…

### ODT Online Sat, 25 Apr 2009
Big plans for stadium opening
By Chris Morris
Workers will move on to the Awatea St, Dunedin, site within weeks to begin construction of the $198 million stadium, after a High Court judge yesterday dismissed Stop the Stadium’s last-minute attempt to derail the project.
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### ODT Online Sat, 25 Apr 2009
Councillors swing in behind stadium
By Chris Morris
Dunedin city councillors staunchly opposed to the $198 million Otago stadium have thrown their support behind it, saying it is time for the city to “move on”.
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Comment at ODT Online by MikeStk
Sat, 25/04/2009 – 10:17am
Now we’re hiring 700, last month it was 600 – where will the money for this come from? Simple math implies the $198M will soon be $230M.

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr


Filed under Architecture, CST, Design, Economics, Geography, Hot air, Media, Politics, Site, Stadiums, STS

3 responses to “The hive of industry…

  1. Elizabeth

    “[Mr Farry] also revealed planning was already under way for a major international concert – with an as-yet unconfirmed performer, expected to attract a crowd from around New Zealand – to open the venue in 2011.”

    See comment by dunedin at SkyscraperCity:

    “Well when I was at the Circus Starring Britney Spears last month in the tour booklet it said she was hoping to get to NZ for 1 North Island and 1 South Island show in late 2010 early 2011 so it might end up being her.”

    Imagine Farry smooth-talking Britney to the Lunchbox…

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