Edith Notman’s letter to D Scene puts its first year of publication into sharp relief. Not flattering, enough said.
### D Scene 10-6-09 (page 3)
Sales aren’t freezing
By Ryan Keen, editor
…the rugby test this Saturday is heading for a sell-out. By deadline yesterday just 550 tickets remained and Otago rugby marketing boss Chris Green was confident they’d be snapped up (see story, p16). It’s a testament to this city’s healthy appetite for test rugby and hopefully it is rewarded with another big one scheduled at Carisbrook next year by rugby bosses…
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### D Scene 10-6-09 (page 5)
Stadium funding: Council’s roof millions
Pay to put a lid on it
By Michelle Sutton
Otago Regional Council wants its $37.5 million stadium contribution spent on putting a lid on the controversial project – with its first payment to Dunedin City Council expected to be made in August… Construction of the roof will start once the north and south stands are finished, expected to be by the middle of next year.
### D Scene 10-6-09 (pages 16-17)
All Blacks v France, Carisbrook, Saturday June 13, 7.35pm
(page 16 stories)
Sell-out crowd will boost 2010 test bid
Is Captain Mils a better centre?
City ready to party
North end late-night dining
[Lousy trouble at Octagon…] Beth Connor, owner of Ra Bar and Isis Lounge: “We’ve ordered double the amount of alcohol than normal.”
[Cruisy atmosphere, New Edinburgh Way, George Street] Dan Chin, owner of Robert Burns Pub: “We thought we’d go down the track of promoting responsible dining and drinking post-game.”
(page 17 stories)
Tell him he’s dreaming