Tag Archives: RNZ 2011

Stunning wedding venue proposed, er, rugby ground

### ODT Online Sat, 22 May 2010
Rugby: Snedden confident ‘stunning’ stadium will be ready
By Adrian Seconi
It is still under construction but Rugby New Zealand 2011 Ltd chief executive Martin Snedden described the Forsyth Barr Stadium as stunning. Snedden has been in Dunedin for the last two days to promoting next year’s World Cup and was a guest speaker at the Otago Sports Awards last night.
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Goodbye to rugby heritage…

### ODT Online Sat, 22 May 2010
Rugby: Only temporary seats still to be sold
By Adrian Seconi
If you are reading this thinking ‘I must get some tickets for the last test at Carisbrook before they all sell out’ you might be too late.
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This is an advertisement for a wedding venue? We’re confused, seems to be a whole lot of bullshit about community support. Not for this shotgun wedding.

### ODT Online Sat, 22 May 2010
Straight as an arrow the way to do business
By Neal Wallace
Arrow International’s influence can be seen throughout the New Zealand building industry. Business reporter Neal Wallace meets one of the men behind the company which is celebrating 25 years in business.

Arrow International’s business model has been refined over 25 years and is evident in its project management role of the Forsyth Barr Stadium. Mr Anderson said Arrow would deliver the $188 million project on time and to a budget finalised [four and a half years] earlier during the concept phase, and it would do that by holding and driving the contractors to the agreed timetable and budget.

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Cartoonist’s view – Tremain
(ODT 22/5/10 page 34)

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RWC 2011 ticket applications

### radionz.co.nz Updated at 1:04pm on 30 April 2010
World Cup ticket applications reached 325,000
Rugby fans worldwide have applied for 325,000 tickets worth over $55 million for next year’s World Cup in New Zealand. Rugby New Zealand 2011 chief executive Martin Snedden says that’s the equivalent of filling the redeveloped Eden Park more than five times over. The figure includes 190,000 tickets applied for since applications to the general public opened on Tuesday. The figure does not include 85,000 tickets already sold as part of the official travel and hospitality packages.
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### rnz.co.nz Updated at 6:37am on 30 April 2010
Work being found for Maori wardens at Rugby World Cup
Police are considering how they can use Maori wardens to help with any extra work associated with the 2011 Rugby World Cup. Superintendent Grant O’Fee, who’s in charge of police planning, says wardens and police are working more closely after a police-led training programme. He told Waatea News it makes sense to include them in planning for the cup. Some districts are more advanced than others and the response from Maori wardens has been extremely positive.
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