Daily Archives: February 16, 2010

Seen about town

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All aboard the March Commuter Train

Thanks to @TinoPai for tweet link.


The rail transport advocate group ‘Get the Train’ is planning another one-day-only Waitati-Dunedin-Waitati commuter train service during Walk 2 Work Week next month, on March 10.

The service would be operated by Taieri Gorge Railway with the help of Dunedin City Council.

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Owing $45.5 million in private sector funding

The Star community newspaper carried an update on private sector funding and sponsorship in early February.

### ODT Online Tue, 16 Feb 2010
Stadium funding passes $30 million
By David Loughrey
Private sector funding for the Forsyth Barr Stadium has passed $30 million, with sponsorship packages and seating sales pushing funding to two-thirds of the total required.
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5.2.10 Commercial manager Guy Hedderwick on stadium sponsorship

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