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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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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7 responses to “Bleed out at DCC continues for RWC 2011

  1. peter

    Now this IS a funny one. Dress up an increasing number of empty shops, so they superficially look part of a vibrant community, for our fat walleted rugby visitors to admire and spend money in!

  2. Anonymous

    The Cargo Cult comes back to the South Pacific.

  3. peter

    As a protest against the RWC rort we could become street beggars for our visitors to see – a la Third World – and, hopefully, give money too. Now wouldn’t that be a good look for Dunedin. Hang on to those ripped and dirty gardening clothes, folks.

  4. Phil

    How is it that the DCC Events Centre can continually screw up with ridiculous budgeting errors, offensive marketing, etc, and still sit there unscathed with smiley photos for the ODT ? It must be a constant state of chaos in that office.

  5. Elizabeth

    ### ODT Online Sat, 12 Feb 2011
    Houses to make way for motorway
    By Chris Morris
    Dunedin’s Rugby World Cup spruce-up could include the removal of 25 homes and some tenants might be required to leave. The New Zealand Transport Agency is considering the early demolition of the houses it owns alongside Caversham Valley Rd in time for the Rugby World Cup.
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