Daily Archives: October 27, 2009

Bad news: school mural at stadium defaced

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Anti stadium sentiments have been sprayed on a school mural recently added to the stadium wall, upsetting the pupils.

Ravensbourne School pupils were the first group to paint a mural on the wall after an invitation by Keep Dunedin Beautiful.

### ODT Online Wed, 28 Oct 2009
Pupils devastated by mural defacing
By John Lewis
Anti-stadium sentiments spray-painted over a school mural on the Forsyth Barr Stadium construction site fence have left many at Ravensbourne School and the Dunedin City Council “horrified”.
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Related posts:
7.11.09 STS website apology
24.10.09 Stadium: white wall goes ‘community’
31.7.09 ‘Minimalist canvas’

Post by Elizabeth Kerr

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Orokonui Ecosanctuary visitor and education centre

It’s here, it’s green, it’s one more visitor attraction the Dunedin community can delight in.

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### ODT Online Tue, 27 Oct 2009
Proud event for ecosanctuary
By Rebecca Fox
It is a moment that has been more than two decades in the making, and for Dr Ralph Allen, Friday’s opening of Orokonui Ecosanctuary’s visitor and education centre will be a worthy tribute to the people who have worked on the project. The $2.2 million environmentally sustainable centre was designed “for free” by Dunedin architect Tim Heath.
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### ODT Online Thu, 29 Oct 2009
Editorial: Ecological vision
The opening tomorrow of the stunning visitor and education centre at the Orokonui Ecosanctuary caps off a remarkable project that has been a quarter of a century in the making. It would be difficult to imagine a more creative statement of intent and reflection of the values behind the ecosanctuary.
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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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