Daily Archives: January 18, 2011

DCC says SELL Carisbrook?

### ODT Online Tue, 18 Jan 2011
Call for Carisbrook retail ban
By Chris Morris
Carisbrook should be sold outright, but with a ban on any future big-box retail development at the site to protect nearby South Dunedin retailers, a Dunedin City Council report has recommended. Councillors will this week consider the staff report, by council policy analyst Tami Sargeant, which recommends the sale of the properties, including the historic rugby ground, as soon as practicable.
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Bleed out at DCC continues for RWC 2011

### ODT Online Tue, 18 Jan 2011
Another $350,000 for Cup?
By Stu Oldham
Empty shops could be beautified and public transport made free as Dunedin rolls out an increasingly expensive red carpet for visitors during the Rugby World Cup. Council staff want another $350,000 added to the $230,000 that city councillors have already allocated to their Rugby World Cup operational budgets.
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Is the stadium worth it, to private hospitality spending during RWC 2011?

OH REALLY, MALCOLM? I THINK WE WERE THE ONES SAYING THAT AGES AGO, AND NOW SOMETHING ABOUT ROOF LEAKS.

Carisbrook Stadium Trust chairman Malcolm Farry said it was widely telegraphed that the stadium would not make money from the Rugby World Cup.

### ODT Online Tue, 18 Jan 2011
Stadium faces $400,000 loss from three pool matches
By Stu Oldham
Dunedin’s new stadium looks likely to lose $400,000 when it hosts three pool matches for the Rugby World Cup.
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HEY, NEXT YOU’LL TELL US IT WON’T BE READY FOR RWC 2011.

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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