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2010 Southern Architecture Awards – NZ Institute of Architects

### ODT Online Sat, 20 Nov 2010
Opera house cited in architecture awards
By Nigel Benson
The redeveloped Oamaru Opera House has been praised in the 2010 Southern Architecture Awards. The project by William Ross Architects was commended in the public architecture category of the awards, which were announced yesterday. The awards are organised by the New Zealand Institute of Architects.
The judges were Queenstown architect Michael Wyatt, Dunedin architectural graduate Hannah Sharp, Dunedin heritage consultant Elizabeth Kerr and Dunedin architect Chris Doudney.
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### ODT Online Sat, 20 Nov 2010
PM praises NHNZ during opening
By Dene Mackenzie
Prime Minister John Key proved to be in top form when he yesterday opened NHNZ’s new headquarters in Dunedin. Mr Key told the audience it was a special day for him to be in Dunedin, as it was two years ago to the day that his Government was sworn in.
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Selection of award winning entries from the jury tour in Queenstown Lakes district (snapshots).

██ NZIA 2010 Southern Architecture Awards – winners information, citations and more photos at NZIA website

Post and images by Elizabeth Kerr

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Imagine $millions for the region…

…against how much we’ve been told we will spend on ‘facilities’ for the next twenty years. Robin Hood, taking from the poor and giving to the rich, Otago style.

### ODT Online Sat, 19 Dec 2009
Cup ‘gold’ for the South
By John Lewis and Tracey Roxburgh
Otago and Southland have scored a financial bonanza with the announcement the English, Scottish and Irish rugby teams will be among the six teams hosted in the South during the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
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Will the euphoria of RWC 2011, timed near to next year’s local body elections, mask any shortcomings of the incumbent local body representatives…

We understand, from Cr Syd Brown on Channel 9 News yesterday, that a “spruce up” of Dunedin will occur prior to the tournament.

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### ODT Online Sat, 19 Dec 2009
Rugby World Cup fixture affords chance
By Tracey Roxburgh
Yesterday’s announcement Queenstown is one of 23 centres across New Zealand which will host Rugby World Cup teams in 2011 has presented the resort with a great opportunity.
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