Daily Archives: March 16, 2011

Aww, cute. What’s in a name.

DCC, you’re asking us the latest christening names?
C’mon, you’re taking the piss.

We’ve had a say on nothing else.
Or rather, the ‘say’ was had and the ignore was most.

You really want suggestions from ‘the crowd’?
The Frigging Farry Bend, Rugby Tossers Boulevard, Wanker Drive, Shyster Road, don’t stop there . . . TRITE CITY.

[We have a surfeit of road names that are apt, brilliant and utterly unprintable.]

Lastly, Dunedin City Council, DON’T mess with the good name of Carisbrook or we’ll sink you in boiling asphalt, where you properly belong.

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### ODT Online Wed, 16 Mar 2011
Public to have say on road names at stadium
By Chris Morris
The Dunedin City Council is to consult the public on new road names around the Forsyth Barr Stadium – but not before suggesting a few of its own. Councillors at yesterday’s infrastructure services committee meeting considered a staff report outlining several possible names for new or realigned roads around the stadium.
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RA Lawson Lecture 2011: Scottish Colonial Victorian Architects At Large

Presented by Professor Jonathan Mane-Wheoki
Head of the Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland
Art historian, architectural historian, cultural historian and curator

Open Lecture – All Welcome

Jonathan gave the inaugural RA Lawson Lecture in 1991 and returns this year to explore Dunedin’s Scottish Colonial Architects studying the works of David Ross, Frederick Burwell and their contemporaries in the golden era of early Otago

Saturday 19 March 2011 at 5:00 PM
First Church, Moray Place, Dunedin
Light refreshments to follow in Burns Hall

Hosted by Otago Branch Committee, New Zealand Historic Places Trust

RA Lawson Lecture 2011 flyer (PDF download)

More about the Dunedin Heritage Festival 18-21 March 2011

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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