Daily Archives: August 13, 2010

Hope you’re right, Professor Hayward

### ODT Online Fri, 13 Aug 2010
Vote splitting not factor under STV
By David Loughrey
Concerns the build-up of candidates for October’s election could split the vote of those challenging the status quo are unwarranted, University of Otago political studies lecturer Associate Prof Janine Hayward says.

“If you don’t want someone, don’t rank them.”

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Stadium: Just EXACTLY how much?

### ODT Online Thu, 12 Aug 2010
Stadium extras to cost in millions
By David Loughrey
Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium will require a “seven-figure” funding boost to provide some of the basic requirements for the facility. But the man in charge of operating the stadium yesterday said there would be no calls on ratepayers for help. Instead, Dunedin Venues Management Ltd (DVML) chief executive David Davies said he was confident he could “get it right” through negotiations with businesses that would win contracts for aspects of the operation, and through funding from trusts.
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