D Scene – STS ordered to pay DCC !!

### D Scene 16-9-09
STS ordered to pay $9k (page 7)
Stop The Stadium has been ordered to pay Dunedin City Council $9740 by the High Court. The decision, released yesterday, dismissed STS’s application for costs and upheld costs sought by DCC.

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Undie issues (page 3)
By Dave Wood, acting editor
The core issue behind the Undie 500 mayhem will not be solved in the next year; probably not in the next decade. Binge drinking is too ingrained in the New Zealand culture.

Undie 500 students await fate (page 5)
By Michelle Sutton
Students directly involved in the Undie 500 mayhem face a nervous wait as Otago University determines what penalties will apply.

Who exactly was arrested, find out here…
First students* appear in court (page 5)
By Wilma McCorkindale
The first court appearances in relation to the weekend’s Undie 500 mayhem were made yesterday with three people appearing in the Dunedin District Court.
*These people are not described as students in other media…

Time to play the Blame Game again (page 5)
Student scene with Morgan Tait
It is this time each year, in the aftermath of the infamous Undie 500 visit to Dunedin, that interested parties engage in many rounds of the Blame Game.

Some estimates…
‘Biggest cost is city’s reputation’ (page 6)
By Michelle Sutton
The cost of Dunedin’s Castle St carnage cannot be accurately measured. The physical clean up has already cost thousands of dollars, but city leaders expect it to escalate as the city’s reputation suffers the biggest loss.


A week of it (page 10)
“I know they will pull out all the stops to get the stadium finished on time. It may be that the concrete’s still drying as the players run out.”
Find out who said this…

Talk: Dunedin on Dunedin (page 10)
Your say
Council planning by Lyndon Weggery, Kew
Mega-ward by Gavin MacDonald, St Kilda
Delta questions by Calvin Oaten, Pine Hill


STS is NOT a political party. Would you vote for these people?
‘Our votes the key to everything’ (page 11)
The Stop The Stadium group is to consider a change of direction to focus on replacing Dunedin City Council and Otago Regional Council councillors at next year’s elections. Newly elected STS president Dave Witherow says the last three years have been an all-time low for the city.

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