Daily Archives: September 15, 2009

Name for RWC 2011 . . . Otago Stadium

As it should have been called all along.

### ODT Online Tue, 15 Sep 2009
Stadium branding forbidden for World Cup
By David Loughrey

Stadium sponsor Forsyth Barr may be barred from any advertising at the Dunedin facility – including naming rights – during the Rugby World Cup, because of rules demanding advertising-free stadiums.
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### ODT Online Tue, 15 Sep 2009
$90m in subcontracts agreed
By David Loughrey

Subcontracts worth $90 million have been approved for 14 companies for work on the Forsyth Barr Stadium, and 10 of those companies are based south of the Waitaki River.
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Undie 500 aftermath and distilling…

UPDATED

### ODT Online Tue, 15 Sep 2009
Teen remanded over Undie unrest

The first of the people charged after the weekend’s Undie 500 riots in Dunedin appeared in court today. Tessa Gabrielle Rieger, 19, was remanded until September 29 on a charge of disorderly behaviour in Castle St last Friday night, The Southland Times reported.
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### ODT Online Tue, 15 Sep 2009
Louts will face action: Skegg

The University of Otago will come down hard on students whose “loutish behaviour” at the weekend threatened the university’s reputation, vice-chancellor Prof Sir David Skegg says.
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### ODT Online Tue, 15 Sep 2009
Opinion: Undie riots in wider context
By Allan Brent, student author

With the predictability of spring following winter, the arrival of last weekend’s Undie 500 heralded a slippage into chaos on the streets of North Dunedin.
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Councillors out of their depth…

### ODT Online Tue, 15 Sep 2009
Link loans to behaviour
By Chris Morris

Dunedin’s deputy mayor is calling for student loans to be tied to lawful behaviour following a third year of Undie 500 chaos in North Dunedin.
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Other stories in ODT:
Alcohol law review visit `coincidence’
Centre could play host

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### Newstalk ZB 14/09/2009 12:44:02
Debriefing to follow Undie 500

Student leaders are to meet with the police and Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin this week to discuss the aftermath of the Undie 500. About 80 students are facing criminal charges after their involvement in riots on Friday and Saturday nights. Student representatives from both Otago and Canterbury University will be involved in a debrief of the event, before considerations are made about how to tackle the event in the future. Police are warning they will be making more arrests as they work through identifying those involved.
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