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That said, Syd Adie is to be commended.

### ODT Online Wed, 11 Nov 2009
‘More militant’ call prompts Adie walk-out
By Chris Morris

Syd Adie says calls for the Dunedin Ratepayers and Householders Association to become “more militant” were a personal attack on his leadership style after 20 years’ involvement in the organisation.

Mr Adie said yesterday it was the call – by Stop the Stadium member Peter Attwooll – that prompted him to walk out part-way through the association’s public meeting on Monday night.
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On the matter of costs

Remember the gunfight at the OK Corral in Tombstone…

### ODT Online Wed, 2 Sep 2009
Stadium group seeks costs
By David Loughrey

Stop the Stadium’s lawyers are applying for $17,513 court costs from the Dunedin City Council following the organisation’s High Court challenge to the council’s funding of the Forsyth Barr Stadium. The council, in turn, is applying for $11,000 from Stop the Stadium, and the organisation’s future hangs on the result.
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…symbolising the struggle between law and order and open banditry and rustling in frontier towns of the Old West?

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Local resident Syd Adie thinks STS should have joined the Dunedin Householders and Ratepayers Association to stop the stadium project. He calls for people concerned about the city’s direction to take in a wider range of issues, and to blame a wider group of organisations than just the Dunedin City Council for the Forsyth Barr Stadium.
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