Latest on contract + Second injunction

How are you measuring support Mr Chin…

### ODT Online Tue, 28 Apr 2009
Council signs stadium contract
By David Loughrey

Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin, deputy mayor Syd Brown and Carisbrook Stadium Trust chairman Malcolm Farry yesterday signed a contract with Hawkins Construction to begin building Dunedin’s stadium.
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### ODT Online Tue, 28 Apr 2009
City people urged to ‘Love Dunedin’
By Dene Mackenzie

Dunedin residents will be urged later this year to start supporting the city and its many attractions as part of a campaign being driven by Tourism Dunedin and local tourism operators.
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One response to “Latest on contract + Second injunction

  1. Elizabeth

    This was sent to a group of mine when news of the second injunction first broke…passing it on without comment:

    There’s a name [Basil Walker] that keeps turning up in court documents and news stories:

    Failing to pay GST:
    http://www.courtsofnz.govt.nz/from/transcripts/documents/AMPGeneralInsurancevMacalisterTodd.pdf

    http://www.nzila.org/conferences/2005/materials/NZILA%20Address%202005%20%20-Insurance%20Law%20Update.pdf

    Trying to stop the emissions trading scheme:
    Former property developer Basil Walker is seeking an injuction (sic)
    against all Labour Party MPs preventing the scheme being passed into law before this year’s election.
    http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/queenstown/582868

    The Queenstown man taking Labour MPs to court over the emissions trading scheme is trying to fast-track the hearing.
    http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/588226

    Making green coal:
    Basil Walker is thinking big, but starting small – the plan is to build a prototype of the world’s first zero emission coal-fired energy plant at the old freezing works site at Makarewa, near Invercargill.
    http://tvnz.co.nz/view/news_technology_story_skin/635719

    http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/307904/ready_by_winter_dirtfree_coalfired_power_plant_on_kiwis_could/

    Investment failure:
    The Walkers have lost their house over the failed deal, and do not hold out any hope of seeing their money again.
    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/maria-slade/news/article.cfm?a_id=358&objectid=10559839

    Pharmac prosecution:
    A Queenstown property developer whose wife has breast cancer is planning to take a private prosecution against Pharmac for its continued refusal to widen funding of the drug herceptin.
    Basil Walker says he will investigate laying a manslaughter charge for any patients who die because they have been denied a subsidy for the drug.
    http://tvnz.co.nz/view/tvnz_smartphone_story_skin/861231

    And now this:
    Former Queenstown property developer Basil Walker is attempting to file an application in the High Court at Dunedin for a judicial review related to the Otago Regional Council’s involvement with the Otago stadium project.
    http://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/52890/judicial-review-sought

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