Undie 500 rates stiff mention

### ODT Online Wed, 16 Sep 2009
Changes to alcohol legislation supported
By Elspeth McLean

Alcohol abuse is one of New Zealand’s most significant problems, and events surrounding the Undie 500 last weekend had brought the issues to the fore, the Otago and Southland community and public health advisory committee heard in Invercargill yesterday.
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### ODT Online Wed, 16 Sep 2009
First Castle St cases not students

Two Dunedin men, neither of them university students, are the first people to be convicted following last weekend’s Undie 500 disorder. Flatmates Hamish Thomas Munro (18), millhand, and Jai Shonker Prasad (27), process worker, both pleaded guilty by letter to breaching the temporary North Dunedin liquor ban in Castle St on Saturday.
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He travelled from Balclutha to be part of the Undie 500 weekend for “a fun time”.

### ODT Online Wed, 16 Sep 2009
Couch leap ‘stupid’, burnt student says
By Hamish McNeilly

Midway through jumping over a burning couch on Friday night, Telford Rural Polytechnic student Matthew Scally (18) had a horrible thought. “I’m not going to make it.”
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