The Dunedin City Council is about to make a final decision (probably
irrevocable) about funding for the proposed new stadium. I'm sure I don't
need to go into any detail about the arguments against this project. If your
readers are opposed to major Council funding, either through rates or asset
sales, of a new stadium this may be their last chance to voice an
According to the grapevine some councillors are not as sure of their
status any more. If one or two more councillors vote against the proposal
it could be stopped.
I urge your readers to either phone or email their local councillor or
and clearly state why they should not vote for council funding of a new
stadium. It would be good to suggest a couple of other projects
or services that they would rather see council funding go towards. A
friendly but well informed approach is more likely to be listened to.
The Councillor for the Waikouaiti Coast/Chalmers area is Andrew Noone.
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