Carisbrook: Spoofs from zoo brain

Like this would solve it…

### ODT Online Wed, 24 Nov 2010
Opinion: Let the good times roll on
By Chris Skellett
What next for Carisbrook? Chris Skellett lays five funky options on the table.
After months of consultative meetings, working parties and focus groups, it has finally been suggested that Carisbrook should be redeveloped as a site for light industrial development or old people’s housing, or as a local sports ground for South Dunedin. Boring, boring, and more boring!
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Post by Elizabeth Kerr


Filed under Architecture, Design, Economics, Events, Geography, Heritage, Politics, Project management, Site, Sport, Stadiums, Town planning, Urban design, What stadium

2 responses to “Carisbrook: Spoofs from zoo brain

  1. Elizabeth

    ### ODT Online Thu, 2 Dec 2010
    Opinion: With a little imagination, the sky’s the limit
    By Paul Jeffery

    Paul Jeffery has some further ideas about the future of Carisbrook.

    It was good to read of the ideas of Chris Skellet (ODT 24.11.10) on the future of Carisbrook. You could easily put more than one thing in the ‘Brook. It could be the house of helis, among other things. A theme park is lacking in Dunedin, too, and a great idea for part of the space. And we do not have a museum of transport and technology in this supposedly heritage capital. How about some wow-factor exhibits, such as New Zealand’s first jetliner – a classic DC-8.
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    -Paul Jeffery is a locomotive crewman and shunter for Taieri Gorge Railway.

  2. Richard

    Putting aside the inevitable question of “who pays”, the reality is that none of the aircraft that Paul refers to have any heritage association with Dunedin.

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