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Stadium: ORC repayments

### ODT Online Sun, 13 Oct 2013
ORC’s share of stadium almost paid
By Dan Hutchinson
The Otago Regional Council is on track to repay its share of the Forsyth Barr Stadium construction costs in less than half the time it originally expected.
The council committed $37.5 million towards the stadium, some of the funds coming from special Port Otago dividends and the rest from residents paying targeted rates from July 1, 2009.

● ORC takes $2.8 million a year from ratepayers for the stadium — that equates to $32 on the rates bill for an average-price Dunedin property ($270,000).
● DCC ratepayers will be paying stadium rates for about another 18 years.

Yesterday Mr Scott confirmed that the next financial year would be the last that people would have to pay the full stadium rate, with only $1 million left to pay in the 2015-16 year. He said the council thought at one stage it could make next year the last year for payments but a slight upward shift in interest rates delayed that.
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Imagine if there was rain

With acknowledgement to those who record the stadium site, and to those who view it and tweet.

http://stadiumcam.wic.co.nz/archive/20110109-5MP/201101091900.jpg

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Stadium roof leaks

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@whatifdunedin Passing rain and hail storms today in Dunedin. Completed sections of stadium roof springing leaks. http://bit.ly/h2myWD

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Stadium roof dew

### ODT Online Mon, 29 Nov 2010
Concern stadium roof dew may reduce light
By Stu Oldham
An irrigation system could be installed on the Forsyth Barr Stadium’s roof if dew prevents sufficient light getting to the playing pitch, it was revealed yesterday. Carisbrook Stadium Trust chairman Malcolm Farry confirmed an on-site review suggested dew on the ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (EFTE) roof could affect winter light levels.
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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 saga continues: no fireworks since lasers are “the next generation beyond fireworks”

### ODT Online Sat, 3 Jul 2010
Video: Stadium roof material fire test
By David Loughrey
Housed as it is on the Otago harbour waterfront, the Forsyth Barr Stadium’s roof may seem threatened more by winds, flurries of snow and the odd hail storm than by the ravages of fire. But the safety of the ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) covering in the event of a fire has continued to exercise the minds of the project’s opponents.
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### ODT Online Sat, 3 Jul 2010
Stadium passes fire safety inspection
By David Loughrey
The Forsyth Barr Stadium has been given a pass mark and building consent for its fire safety. Dunedin City Council chief building control officer Neil McLeod said a peer-reviewed fire design for the stadium had been completed as part of between 40 and 50 building consents issued so far for the stadium.
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We can get excited about a ‘glasshouse’ material

When in China…

### ODT Online Tue, 8 Jun 2010
First samples of stadium roof material in Dunedin
By Chris Morris
The first flimsy-looking pieces of the Forsyth Barr Stadium’s ETFE roofing material have arrived in Dunedin from China. But, despite their appearance, Dunedin City Council chief executive Jim Harland has declared he has full confidence the roofing material will withstand Dunedin’s howling southerly winds.
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