Dunedin Television|On Demand - Freeview|HD Channel 39 - Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Funding approved

When the City Council got down to business, following the niceties of welcoming its new Chief Executive, verbal sparks flew as councillors discussed the Stadium debt plan.

Councillors Lee Vandervis and Teresa Stevenson argued against further council spending on Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Speaking in favour of the motion, Syd Brown argued the plan discussed by committee last week would benefit the city.

Both Vandervis and Stevenson called for votes to be read out, which showed although they weren't alone in opposition, the motion still carried.

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