Former Dunedin Venues Management Ltd chief executive David
Davies is winging his way back to England after firing some
parting shots in the Forsyth Barr Stadium debate. He gave his
final interview to reporter Chris Morris.
Angry rugby fans have forced a concession from Dunedin Venues
Management Ltd, after threatening to tear up membership
contracts over a lounge lockout for next weekend's All Blacks
test against the Springboks.
A proposal to replace the mixed grass turf inside the Forsyth
Barr Stadium with a full artificial turf - at an estimated
cost of $1 million - will be considered by a Dunedin City
Council subcommittee examining changes to the year-old venue.