Daily Archives: May 25, 2010

Supercross for Carisbrook

### ODT Online Tue, 25 May 2010
Carisbrook to get makeover for Supercross event
By Catherine Pattison
Up to 60 bump-and-jump experts will spend three days sculpting 10,000 tonnes of Dunedin dirt into a racing track in November, when Carisbrook will host a round of the Australasian supercross championships.

Global Action Sports managing director and series promoter Mike Porra promises turnouts from all manufacturer teams, plus professional US supercross and motocross star Mike Allesi.

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Ratepayers! Prepare to subsidise this to glory. Oh, we are, already.

### ODT Online Tue, 25 May 2010
Competition for stadium
By Chris Morris
A price war is looming between Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium and its rivals in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. And it is a challenge acknowledged by Dunedin Venues Management Ltd chief executive David Davies, who yesterday said cut-rate deals and other initiatives would be considered to lure events to the city.
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