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Peter Williams: Hothead for the stadium

This morning a colleague pointed me in the direction of this item from HeraldonSunday (NZ Herald). My colleague says: “Here’s another simplistic analysis that comes to the conclusion: if the ratepayer contribution is only $66 a year, surely $1.26 a week is worth it to have a stadium to be proud of? There’s an email link to the author on the page. I will be using it! Let’s have analysis of substance.”

### HeraldonSunday 3:00AM Sunday Apr 05, 2009
Peter Williams: New stadium only hope for Dunedin

By Peter Williams

One of New Zealand’s proudest rugby provinces is witnessing the decline and fall of the national game within its borders, and is hardly raising a whimper. That’s the message beaming loud and clear out of Otago in the last week after the Highlanders hugely successful foray into Palmerston North, and the increasingly well-organised opposition to the proposed new stadium in Dunedin.

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