The demolition of Carisbrook is entering its final stage as
contractors turn their attention to the old ground's
corporate box complex.
Carisbrook's demise was the end of an era for Otago. Shawn
McAvinue tracks down those lucky enough to secure a memento
of the stadium before it was demolished.
The Carisbrook roar is now silent. But is has been
replaced by the rumble of machinery and squealing steel
tracks. Nigel Benson makes a final visit to the 'Brook.
A limited-release rimu chopping board from the ruins of
Carisbrook will push a Rotary project beyond its fundraising
Sports history is turning to rubble as the final stage in the
demolition of Carisbrook begins.
Rotarians have finished stripping Carisbrook of its former
glory, but the sale is not over yet.
When I entered the Carisbrook garage sale on Saturday, it was
my first time at the stadium.
People wanting a slice of Carisbrook history will have their
last chance in Dunedin today. A three-week fundraising sale
of stadium fittings ends with a garage sale at Carisbrook
The Dunedin City Council is defending the decision not to
hold its own auction of Carisbrook fittings, to offset the
multimillion-dollar loss for ratepayers from the old ground's
About $200,000 of Carisbrook memorabilia has been sold so far
as sports fans across the country claim their piece of Otago
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