Daily Archives: May 20, 2010

The Rugby World Cup visits Dunedin

Dunedin City Council
Sports: Events

Dunedin will be the final stop on the Rugby World Cup 2011 Roadshow giving an opportunity for Dunedin’s fans to come along to view and have their photo taken with the Webb Ellis Trophy.

The Cup will be on display on Friday 21 May at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery from 6:30am to 9:00am before it jets off to Japan.

TVNZ’s breakfast weather presenter, Tamati Coffey will be broadcasting from the Art Gallery and is calling on Dunedin to come along in the colours of their “second favourite” team. On the day “best dressed” fans will have an opportunity to win 2 Venue Pool Packs to Rugby World Cup 2011.

To make it even easier for everyone, the Dunedin City Council is providing free parking in the Upper Moray Place carpark between 6:30am and 9:15am on Friday.

When: 21 May 2010 6:30am-9:00am
Where: Dunedin Public Art Gallery
Price: Free
Contact: Kim Newman
Telephone: 477 4000
Email: knewman@dcc.govt.nz
Parking: Free parking at Upper Moray Place Carpark 6:30am – 9:15am

Last reviewed: 19 May 2010 2:55pm

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Hahaha if you’re still thinking Campus Master Plans look the same today as yesterday!!!

Quite like National’s take on managing away expensive dross in the tertiary sector. If you think the cacoon existences in the ivy halls aren’t draining the rest of us to a very unfortunate ‘degree’, go suck on it. Or make a defensive comment here.

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### ODT Online Thu, 20 May 2010
Funding reshuffle in education sector
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