Daily Archives: May 23, 2009

Highlanders: The break down

### ODT Online Sat, 23 May 2009
Rugby: Consistency key if Highlanders to improve
By Steve Hepburn

The Highlanders started slowly, built up some momentum but then finished weakly in a season which at one stage looked very promising. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks back at the side’s efforts in 2009.
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### ODT Online Sat, 23 May 2009
Rugby: Thinking time for 14 unions in Air NZ Cup
By Steve Hepburn

Progress has been made on the future structure of the Air New Zealand Cup but it appears there is still plenty of work to do before any new competition is unveiled.
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Roading changes, but what of public consultation?

Thanks Channel 9 and ODT. This story has been slow to emerge, not helped by a response lacking detail from one councillor visiting What if?
ODT provides a graphic showing realignment of the proposed roading.
Full public consultation on the changes looks to have suffered a detour and avoidance – why are we not surprised?

### ODT Online Sat, 23 May 2009
Redrawing the map for stadium
By Chris Morris

With Awatea St already closed for stadium construction purposes, Dunedin City Council staff yesterday confirmed nearby Leander St, running almost parallel, would be the next to close, in about two weeks. That would be followed by the closure of parts of Parry and Magnet Sts leading to the nearby railway and level crossing, expected at the beginning of July.
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