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Private sector funding for the Forsyth Barr Stadium, being raised though the sale of seating packages and sponsorship, reached $38.1 million by the end of last year, the latest report on the project says.Read the full post
Tourism Dunedin is celebrating the news that Contiki Holidays is to reinstate Dunedin on its itineraries, bringing an extra 5000 tourists into the city each year. The Otago Daily Times says Contiki operations manager Murray Scott has confirmed the tour company would include Dunedin as part of its South Island and New Zealand tours from October.Read the full post
Policing in Dunedin will become more "proactive, preventive and visible" in a six-month major reorganisation, officers were told yesterday. The new-look Dunedin-Clutha police area structure was outlined to staff at a meeting yesterday at the Dunedin Central Police Station.Read the full post
Dunedin Chamber of Commerce chief executive John Christie has told the Otago Daily Times that several Dunedin businesses had contacted him during the past fortnight “to express their dissatisfaction” over the price of lastminute Air New Zealand domestic fares. The withdrawal of Pacific Blue domestic services ended competition on the
Dunedin domestic sector and prices on Air NZ flights “crept back up”, he said.
Haast residents last weekend celebrated the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Haast Pass road to Otago. A highlight of the day was a flyover by a DH89 Dominie, owned by the Croydon Aircraft Trust at Mandeville.Read the full post