Daily Archives: June 26, 2009

Rugby Blues

### Radio New Zealand National 101FM Sun 28 June 2009
Sunday Morning with Chris Laidlaw
10:06 The Sunday Group: Rugby Blues

Seasonal congestion problems, the future of the tri-nations and SANZAR, player drain to Europe * these and other big issues facing rugby at the moment will be thrashed out by Chris Laidlaw and his panel of guests – former All Black Captain Sir Brian Lochore; Herald on Sunday sports editor Paul Lewis; and the Chairman of the Otago Rugby Union, former sports journalist and author, Ron Palenski.



The Sunday Morning webpage, radionz.co.nz/sunday, has further information and links regarding guests, discussions, books and music; as well as instructions on how to listen to the programme online and access archived audio from programmes dating back to January 2008.

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ORC headquarters

ORC is listening to the public, why not DCC with its stadium…

### ODT Online Fri, 26 Jun 2009
Editorial: ORC headquarters
Credit needs to be given to the Otago Regional Council for responding to public dismay about the spending of $31 million on new waterfront headquarters. The large amount of money for a building for 105 staff would have been hard to sell in the best of times.
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ODT says: While ratepayers do not expect the regional council, particularly because of its resource responsibilities, to be environmentally irresponsible, no other project of any substantial size in Dunedin has had to meet those [five-star green ratings] demands.

Don’t get me started on why we should be voluntarily [thanks Phil] aiming for 5 stars with every large or small building!!!!!!!!

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr


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