Daily Archives: June 14, 2009

NZ Herald not worth buying

NZ Herald 4:00AM Sunday Jun 14, 2009
Rugby: Stadiums on the mind in Dunedin
By Dylan Cleaver

Yes, stadiums new and old dominate the news agenda in Dunedin. It has become a city obsessed but, thankfully for the sporting community at least, the noise from the naysayers is gradually being drowned out.
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Message to reporter Dylan Cleaver:
FORSYTH BARR STADIUM IS NOT ON THE DUNEDIN WATERFRONT

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Chin's singing at Carisbrook?

The entertainment: Selwyn Ballet (men in tutus); New Zealand Army brass band; Dave Dobbyn (CD: Slice of Heaven); enter the teams: France and New Zealand; Emma Fraser: French anthem (Le Marseillaise); Peter Chin: New Zealand anthem (God Defend New Zealand, in Maori and English); Haka (Ka Mate); GAME ON.

### ODT Online Sun, 14/06/2009 – 4:06pm.
Comment by jsmaill on Mayor Peter Chin’s singing

All Blacks record at Carisbrook. Without Mayor Chin singing – Never Lost.
With Mayor Chin singing – Never Won.
Coincidence? Lets hope he doesn’t bring his bad luck to the new stadium!

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### ODT Online Sun, 14/06/2009 – 10:35pm.
Comment by exgus on Mayor Chin should not have sung again

…Surely there are a whole bunch of Dunedin singers, contemporary or classical who are much better singers and should have been given the chance for international exposure.
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### ODT Online Mon, 15/06/2009 – 10:02am.
Comment by farsighted on Revenue

It’s less cost for the ORFU to engage the Mayor to sing. In fact, he probably pays them. I’d pay them more to stop him from singing.

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### ODT Online Sat, 13 Jun 2009
France beats All Blacks 27-22
By Hayden Meikle

9.15pm: FRANCE WINS!…It’s game over here at the Brook. France 27, All Blacks 22. Le disaster…Carisbrook’s looking beautiful, by the way. The old girl’s days might be numbered but she can still be a special place on a night like this.
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### ODT Online Sat, 13 Jun 2009
Rugby: More French misery for All Blacks

At the World Cup it was devastation. Tonight it was utter frustration inflicted on the All Blacks by France who were deserved 27-22 winners in the first rugby test at Carisbrook. NZPA WGT dg pm
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### ODT Online Sun, 14 Jun 2009
35 arrested after All Blacks loss

Dunedin police had a busy night in the aftermath of the All Blacks’ 27-22 loss to the France at Carisbrook Stadium last night.
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