The Dunedin City Council manager asked to keep an eye on the
Otago Rugby Football Union is confident a history of legal
threats and unpaid bills will not stand in the way of a
It seemed a long shot about three months ago but the Otago
Rugby Football Union paid back the v
Dunedin accountant Doug Harvie was reluctant to get involved
but could not sit back and let Otago rugby fail.
It has taken a lot longer than expected but a new-look Otago
Rugby Football Union board has been unveiled.
Grants earmarked for the amateur rugby game were used by the
Otago Rugby Football Union to pay creditors, New Zealand
Rugby Union appointed change manager Jeremy Curragh has
The wait continues.
The new board of the Otago Rugby Football Union is expected
to be named today and is likely to include two faces from the
The Office of the Auditor-general is looking at the trust
embroiled in an alleged pokies funding scandal involving the
Otago Rugby Football Union.
The new board of the Otago Rugby Football Union should be
known by the end of the week.
Stadium opponent Bev Butler feels vindicated, and is calling
for councillors who supported it to resign, plus forensic
audits and an independent inquiry.
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