D Scene – “throwing rocks at the stadium project”

### D Scene 17-2-10
Editorial: Not a case of for or against (page 2)
The letter from Ray James in this week’s Talk (p6) highlights one of the pitfalls of journalism: the assumption that if a newspaper runs a story perceived to be “against” something, that the publication has an editorial line opposed to it.
Mr James’ bugbear is D Scene’s coverage of the Forsyth Barr at University Plaza stadium, and last week’s lead story – based on a leaked copy of a Dunedin City Council-commissioned review of the Otago Rugby Football Union.

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Tempers flare at meeting (page 4)
Tempers flared at a Dunedin City Council forum last week, with councillors clashing with Dunedin Ratepayers and Householders Association representatives. DRHA chairman Lyndon Weggery used the forum to deliver the association’s take on aspects of the pre-draft annual plan.


Talk: Dunedin on Dunedin
Your say: Letters to the editor (page 6)
Stadium concerns by Boyd Clark, Helensborough
Stadium project by Ray James, Tainui
Pre-draft Plan by Stan Martin, Dunedin
New slogan by Diane Yeldon, Wakari


Still in the pilot’s seat at 73 (page 25)
By Wilma McCorkindale
Twenty years’ head of the Dunedin International Airport Board Richard Walls is unlikely to be unfastening his seat belt from the chair any time soon.

Post by Elizabeth Kerr

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