Daily Archives: June 27, 2009

Cr Michael Deaker on stadium

Crs Michael Deaker, Gerry Eckhoff, Bryan Scott re-confirm their opposition…

### ODT Online Sat, 27 Jun 2009
Stadium ‘most unnecessary project’
By Rebecca Fox

Otago regional councillor Michael Deaker has described Forsyth Barr Stadium as the most “unnecessary” project he has seen in 14 years of local government…”Worse still, it is irrelevant to our purposes.”
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Ouch, thanks Air NZ

Doesn’t bode well for Dunedin’s business development, or the stadium development…

### ODT Online Sat, 27 Jun 2009
Dunedin losing out to Queenstown
By Sarah Harvey and Felicity Wolfe

Queenstown, not Dunedin, is Air New Zealand’s gateway to Otago for tourists, its deputy chief executive, Norman Thompson, said yesterday.
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DCC on stadium

UPDATED

“A comprehensive response to all those who submitted on the Stadium, whether for or against, during the 2009/10 Community Plan process”

Response to LTCCP Stadium submitters 2009/10 (PDF, 88.3 kb)

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### ODT Online Sat, 27 Jun 2009
Council posts letter to submitters on stadium
By David Loughrey

The much debated letter to residents who presented submissions to the Dunedin City Council on the Forsyth Barr Stadium was sent yesterday.
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More coverage in Monday’s ODT.

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Wait for the splash, and further insult to ratepayers…

• The Carisbrook Stadium Trust is launching its new brand for the stadium at a function on Thursday 2 July.

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