Daily Archives: May 14, 2011

DEBT is worst case World Cup scenario

### ODT Online Sat, 14 May 2011
Farry silent on stadium sponsorship deal
By David Loughrey
Carisbrook Stadium Trust chairman Malcolm Farry says he will not respond to claims made about the trust’s sponsorship agreement. Stadium funding opponent Bev Butler told the recent Dunedin City Council annual plan hearings Forsyth Barr had “paid nothing” towards the head naming rights for the stadium, and suggested the council should ask the company to do so to reduce borrowing costs.
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### ODT Online Sat, 14 May 2011
Worst-case World Cup scenarios
By Elspeth McLean
Stadium collapse, terrorism, a snowfall causing transport mayhem, a norovirus or flu outbreak and large numbers of drunk people are just some of the scenarios considered by emergency planners in the build-up to the Rugby World Cup.
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“the drawcard of Forsyth Barr Stadium for major events – of which it must hoped the Elton John concert is but a forerunner – should not be underestimated”

ODT Editorial: The benefits of competition

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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