Tag Archives: Toilets

Stadium: disabled user experience

### ODT Online Tue, 29 Nov 2011
Access, view, toilets, pass; temperature, fail
By Warren Palmer – Dunedin
What has the Forsyth Barr Stadium become from the point of view of the disabled? This is my chief interest. I have been to four rugby matches, one Otago game and three World Cup games, each time sitting in the area set aside for the disabled in the North Stand. (As yet I cannot comment on the seating in the South Stand.)
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Broadcast Notice: Sunday, RNZ


Radio New Zealand National 101FM
Sunday Morning with Chris Laidlaw

27 June 2010

10.40 AM Notes from the South with Dougal Stevenson
Dougal reports on tension over toilets at the new Dunedin stadium.
Audio Ogg Vorbis MP3 (duration: 4′35″)

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D Scene: Stadium WCs + new election candidates

### D Scene 23-6-10
Toilets overlooked for west stadium stand (page 3)
By Wilma McCorkindale
Liquids and spicy foods may need to be off-limits in the west stand of the new Forsyth Barr Stadium. It has no toilets. Dunedin Venues Management Ltd CEO David Davies said in a worst case scenario, Dunedin’s new stadium would have to bring in portapotties for big events.
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Davies declined to say how much money would be needed to relieve the problem. “We’re going to ask for as much as we can get…”


More candidates named (page 5)
Greater Dunedin grows this week with the announcement of another two local body election candidates in its group. Otago Polytechnic Associate Professor Dr Sam Mann and senior lecturer in curriculum mathematics at the University of Otago Lynn Tozer.
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22.6.10 Stadium: carpentry contract(s) and WCs…

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Stadium: carpentry contract(s) and WCs…

### ODT Online Tue, 22 Jun 2010e
Carpenters for stadium to be mostly local
By David Loughrey
Otago tradespeople should be doing the lion’s share of carpentry work at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, despite the largest contract going to an Auckland company. Carisbrook Stadium Trust chairman Malcolm Farry yesterday said while the contracts were yet to be finally signed off, it was expected there would be four subcontractors doing the work, three local, and one from Auckland.

Earlier this month, it emerged one contract had been let to Auckland company Wallace Construction without the knowledge of the trust, bypassing an agreed process between the trust and main contractor Hawkins Construction.

Dunedin Venues Management Ltd (DVML) chief executive David Davies was considering putting toilets, either permanent or temporary, at the west stand, where none were planned.

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The following report was tabled at the DCC Finance and Strategy Committee meeting held on Monday:

Report – FSC – 21/06/2010 (PDF, 398.1 kb, new window)
Stadium Stakeholders Group Report

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