Daily Archives: December 3, 2011

Davies admits problems with stadium operation

The question would be whether a business case could be made for the “five figure” – less than $100,000 – investment by DVML, rather than expecting the council to contribute more funding.

### ODT Online Sat, 3 Dec 2011
Stadium sound and wind fixes likely
By Chris Morris
Steps to improve sound quality, block wind and speed up service at Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium could be in place within months, stadium boss David Davies says. He acknowledged complaints from some fans about long queues for food and drinks in the North Stand, criticism of the sound quality in some areas, and problems caused by gale-force winds on the night. Because of that, consideration would be given to purchasing sound drapes to improve the way sound bounced off some of the venue’s concrete and steel surfaces, as well as drapes or shutters to block wind.
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