This sort of thing is rife in the volunteer sector. Few volunteers are brave enough to speak out…
### ODT Online Fri, 29 May 2009
Opinion: Your Say
Comment by Loudee on ORFU has alienated volunteers
[excerpt] We, as grassroots rugby volunteers, have spent a small fortune on the game. The “thanks” we got at end of each season was ONE single ticket to a 2nd grade game at Carisbrook. That was addressed to my husband who always threw it in the bin as it totally disregarded my input and support throughout the year.
The weather’s packing in, turn your heating up, watch some MooTube…
2009 Instigator 02 – Stadium
Cow TV talks to Bev Butler and Mayor Chin. Find out what the students think.
Video Link (duration 7’36”)
The story originally aired at Channel 9 on Friday 1 May.
The Otago Daily Times and the Carisbrook Stadium Trust are offering readers the chance to win two prime seats for every event to be held at the Forsyth Barr Stadium, in Dunedin, during the first year after its official opening (special conditions apply).
Read pages 1 and 37 in today’s print and digital editions for more information.
This is getting close ODT…
The offer follows earlier advertising by Carisbrook Stadium Trust when trying to raise private sector funding, in which the newspaper owners provided a logo – along with a bunch of other businesses – indicating support for the stadium. Editorially, this made things a trifle difficult for those trying to uphold independence of the press.
As they say, this is a small town and in it there is a microscope. As well as, now it seems, a really great prize up for grabs.
To find out more about how you or your business can support the Forsyth Barr Stadium visit www.otagostadium.com