I am originally from Scotland but reside in Wanganui.
I have been visiting freinds in Dunedin and had the pleasure
to get to the game on Friday against the Chiefs.
The Stadium and the atmosphere is one of the best I have ever
encountered anywhere in the world, so it surprised to me to
hear that there are nay sayers in Dunedin that do not believe
money has been well spent and that you now have a white
From an outsider's perspective, this stadium really puts
Dunedin and the Otago region on the world map for
hosting sports and entertainment events.
It has excellent facilities that rise above the antiquated
stadiums in other parts of New Zealand and the rest of the
The economic and social benefits from this raised
profile should really be considered by the nay sayers as
a much needed injection of new money into local businesses
and community. I'm sure in these strained ecconomic times a
few extra dollars is always welcome.
So, Otago residents get in behind this fantastic stadium, get
the owners to bring events which you want, whether its sport,
You really have a gem that should be polished and shown off
to New Zealand and the world.