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Stadium trusses three months behind schedule

### ODT Online Sat, 31 Jul 2010
Stadium trusses schedule set back
By Chris Morris
Work to fit giant steel roof trusses to the Forsyth Barr Stadium is months behind schedule, but Carisbrook Stadium Trust (CST) chairman Malcolm Farry insists the setback is not critical. Mr Farry yesterday confirmed the first of five arch trusses – part of the roof steelwork linking the north and south stands – was not expected to be hoisted into position until next week.
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### ODT Online Sat, 31 Jul 2010
Already planning stadium centenary
By Chris Morris
It might still be a year away from completion, but those building the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin are already planning 100 years ahead. Members of the Dunedin Venues Management Ltd board – who together are tasked with overseeing the completed venue’s operations – visited the stadium site yesterday to mark an impending milestone.
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Stadium roof

### ODT Online Fri, 7 May 2010
Stadium construction hits new heights
By David Loughrey and Chris Morris
Steel roofing trusses weighing about 100 tonnes each have been lifted into place at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, and the lift of a massive 700-tonne main truss may go ahead in the next couple of weeks.
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The piles, again…and the roof

### ODT Online Sat, 8 Aug 2009
Pile-driving progresses according to plan
By David Loughrey

Work driving piles into the ground at the Forsyth Barr Stadium site is going ahead successfully, but the most difficult stage of the project, lifting about 700 tonnes of steel roof trusses into place 35m above ground, will be the major challenge of the project.
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### ODT Online Sat, 8 Aug 2009
Hitting the roof considered to be quite a feat
By David Loughrey

Otago rugby players, and visitors to the province, will have a new challenge when they play at the Forsyth Barr Stadium. The lowest part of the stadium’s roof will be 30m high near the edge of the field, and the highest kick mapped during games when the Carisbrook Stadium Trust did its research on the issue was about 29.4m.
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