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The long awful admission for our king sport, DVML

### ODT Online Wed, 16 Feb 2011
DVML prepared for declining interest in rugby
By David Loughrey
A decline in interest in attending rugby matches, due in part to “wall-to-wall” television coverage, should not affect revenue at the city’s new stadium, Dunedin Venues Management Ltd (DVML) chief executive David Davies said yesterday. The decline had already been identified and worked into the budgets for Forsyth Barr Stadium, he said.
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Deception, deconfusion, understatement

…and the logo for Icarus

### ODT Online Mon, 6 Jul 2009
Opinion: Your say
Stadium deceptions
By Calvin Oaten
The stadium saga moves inexorably forward, and in doing so continues to reveal an ever growing list of deceptions. Why this should be it is difficult to know. In fact, why the DCC has gotten so deeply implicated is both a mystery, and by extension, an enormous worry to a good many citizens.
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On 23 June, ODT claimed the stadium was to cost ratepayers $261 million. Link

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