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Historic Places Trust looking at Carisbrook

Historic Places Trust looking at Carisbrook

The earliest the New Zealand Historic Places Board of Trustees could consider the proposal to register Carisbrook as an historic place is August 22, Otago Southland Historic Places Trust area manager Owen Graham says.

Jeers fail to deter stadium 'yes' vote

Jeers fail to deter stadium 'yes' vote

Insults and jeers hurled from a packed public gallery failed to deter seven Otago regional councillors from supporting the council's funding of the Awatea St stadium, although the decision came with conditions some think will be difficult to meet.

New designs highlight stadium's flexibility

As the Otago Regional Council sat yesterday to vote on funding for the Awatea St stadium, the Carisbrook Stadium Trust revealed its latest designs and consultants explained why they were certain the project would come in on budget, despite recent price rises.

Lyttelton stake would cover funds

Ratepayers contributions to the $188 million Awatea St stadium could be slashed by almost $37 million if Port Otago's contentious 15.5% stake in rival Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) was sold.

Stadium fate hangs on today's vote

Stadium fate hangs on today's vote

Two or three undecided Otago regional councillors appear to hold the fate of the Awatea St stadium in their hands as the council meets today to vote on funding the project.

Gaps widening in stadium budget

The Carisbrook Stadium Trust faces the task of raising $52 million in funding from the private sector, not the original $45 million, if predictions only 53 per cent of the money will be received before 2011 are accurate.

Stadium priced at $214m

Stadium priced at $214m

Another Otago academic has weighed into the debate on the final cost of the Awatea St stadium, coming up with a new figure for the stadium of close to $214 million.

Claim of lecturer rejected

Claim of lecturer rejected

The role of the Carisbrook Stadium Trust in the Awatea St stadium has been "thrown into confusion", a senior lecturer at the University of Otago says.

Farry calls $400m price 'nonsense'

Carisbrook Trust chairman Malcolm Farry says reports of the Awatea St, Dunedin, stadium costs blowing out to $400 million were "utter nonsense".

Most councillors mum on stadium

Not one Otago regional councillor has come out against the Awatea St stadium, but most say they want to finish consultation before forming a view on the project.

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