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Dunedin City Council company sponsors Highlanders

RUGBY is core business for Dunedin City Council

The Council, via Delta, says “up you” if citizens don’t like it.

### ODT Online Thu, 29 Mar 2012
Delta partners Highlanders for 2012
By David Loughrey
Dunedin City Council-owned infrastructure specialist Delta Utility Services has expanded its rugby sponsorship, taking on the Highlanders rugby team for 2012. The company will be “executive partner” of the Highlanders, with the sponsorship including the Delta logo on the back of the team playing shorts, where it has been from the start of the season.

Delta has a corporate suite at the Forsyth Barr Stadium, has had jersey sponsorship of the Otago rugby team, and has sponsored Otago junior rugby. A spokesman said the company was in discussions with the ORFU for the future of that sponsorship, following the union’s near liquidation.

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The little horrors 2

“We’re aware that there’s been a lot of controversy over the stadium, but it’s built now so let’s get it to work and minimise the impact on our ratepayers, by helping make it a viable concern. It’s about playing our part as a good corporate citizen.”

### ODT Online Sat, 12 Nov 2011
‘ODT’ sponsors stand at stadium
By Nigel Benson
The Otago Daily Times has taken a stand for the Forsyth Barr Stadium. The East Stand at the stadium was yesterday renamed the Otago Daily Times Stand, in a sponsorship deal between New Zealand’s oldest daily newspaper and newest entertainment arena. Allied Press managing director Julian Smith said the sponsorship reflected the importance of making the stadium an asset to the region.
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Dave, question:
Didn’t Allied Press Ltd sponsor at least one Greater Dunedin election campaign.

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