“The application for judicial review of the Council’s decision is dismissed.”
“There is no reason why costs should not follow the event. The ORC is therefore entitled to costs on a category 2B basis together with disbursements as fixed by the Registrar.”
High Court judgement: Walker v ORC
### ODT Online Thu, 11 Jun 2009
Bid to derail stadium funding dismissed
Full coverage tomorrow.Queenstown man Basil Walker’s court bid to derail the Forsyth Barr Stadium has been dismissed.
Basil Walker is not ruling out an appeal…
### ODT Online Fri, 12 Jun 2009
Bid fails to block stadium grant
By David Loughrey
Queenstown man Basil Walker has been unsuccessful in his attempt to block the Otago Regional Council granting $37.5 million for the Forsyth Barr Stadium after failing to persuade a High Court judge the funding process was unlawful.
### National Business Review Friday June 12 2009 – 11:08am
Dunedin rugby stadium steamrolls over latest legal challenge
By Robert Smith
The latest legal bid to tackle Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium has been fended aside by the High Court, with the Queenstown bankrupt who brought the action now liable for thousands of dollars in legal costs.