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More on High Court decision + Farry glee

### ODT Online Sat, 25 Apr 2009
Stadium: ‘This is about the legality’
By David Loughrey
The last-minute shot from stadium opponents to legally challenge the Dunedin City Council on its support for the project has come up short, with Stop the Stadium’s lawyer failing to convince a High Court judge his arguments stood up to scrutiny.
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### ODT Online Sat, 25 Apr 2009
Farry dismissive of injunction bid
By Chris Morris
Carisbrook Stadium Trust chairman Malcolm Farry has dismissed Stop the Stadium’s injunction efforts as without merit, as attention turns to planning for the $198 million Otago stadium’s launch.
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TVNZ News: Feelings still run high

### TVNZ News Published: 10:48AM Friday April 24, 2009
Dunedin stadium clears last big hurdle
Source: NZPA
Justice Lester Chisholm dismissed the application for a judicial review brought by the Stop the Stadium group, with just seven words.
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Channel 9: Winners and losers

### Channel 9 Online April 24, 2009 – 8:08pm
Controversial Stadium Looks Set To Go Ahead
Dunedin’s controversial stadium looks set to go ahead after a judge dismissed an application for a judicial review made by Stop the Stadium. Justice Lester Chisholm made his ruling at about 10 this morning, leaving some people bitterly disappointed and others feeling vindicated.
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In the video, StS’s instructing solicitor Hilary Calvert says she understands there is “somebody else currently intending to file some sort of proceedings…not StS, but a completely separate person…it’s more to do with the ORC and the money that they’re intending to provide for the stadium”.

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Glory be: Employment = Rugby

### National Business Review Friday April 24 2009 – 03:55pm
Dunedin stadium will employ 500 for two years to be ready for RWC
By Robert Smith
If you can swing a hammer or operate heavy machinery you might be needed down south. With the last legal barrier kicked into touch, construction of Dunedin’s new $200 million stadium will begin in a matter of weeks, with more than 500 workers required for 2 years to get in done in time for the Rugby World Cup.
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Decision due 10am – www.odt.co.nz

### ODT Online Fri, 24 Apr 2009
Stadium decision due 10am
By David Loughrey
Stop the Stadium’s injunction in the High Court at Christchurch yesterday covered well-worn arguments over costs, capital, revenue and bridging loans.
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STS v DCC: News at High Court (2)

### ODT Online Thu, 23 Apr 2009
DCC to get stadium decision tomorrow
The Dunedin City Council will know tomorrow whether it can proceed with the city’s new stadium project. The council says timing is now critical for the stadium project which was stalled by review action in the High Court in Christchurch today.
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### ODT Online Thu, 23 Apr 2009
STS asks about ‘missing $13m’
By David Loughrey
Stop the Stadium has given its own calculations of the stadium’s cost today, as the group opened its injunction in the Christchurch High Court.
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9 Local News “will endeavour to catch up with the winners and losers tomorrow”. Link

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### Radio New Zealand News Updated at 4:59pm on 23 April 2009
Stadium could cost ratepayers double, court told
A lawyer acting for opponents of a proposed sports stadium in Dunedin has told a court it could cost ratepayers twice as much as the city council has claimed.
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STS v DCC: News at High Court (1)

### ODT Online Thu, 23 Apr 2009
Stop the Stadium has day in court
Dunedin’s bid for a new $165.4 million sports stadium turned into a rolling maul in the High Court at Christchurch today with a citizens’ group trying to stop Dunedin City Council signing the construction contract.
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### http://www.stuff.co.nz Last updated 13:26 23/04/2009
Judge swamped with stadium papers
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