The historic turnstile building in Neville St, South Dunedin, will soon be all that is left of Carisbrook. Photo by Stephen Jaquiery.
The House of Pain is almost reduced to rubble, but its past
will be remembered, the Dunedin City Council has confirmed.
A park including the category-one listed Neville St turnstile
building will feature information about Carisbrook's sporting
heyday, council group manager economic development and
property Robert Clark said, when contacted yesterday.
''It will reflect what Carisbrook was about and ... it will
have some information on its history,'' Mr Clark said.
''We will work with HPT (New Zealand Historic Places Trust)
to have something that will suitably reflect that.''
Once the former Carisbrook site was subdivided, the turnstile
building and an adjacent 400sq m area would be turned into a
The building would be ''tidied up to a suitable standard''
and the public would have access to the area, he said.
The area was given back to the council following the sale of
Carisbrook to Calder Stewart for $3.5 million.
Attempts yesterday to contact Calder Stewart and Southern
Demolition, the company demolishing Carisbrook, were