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Ten Years Today Stadium Southland Collapsed Under Dumping Of Snow

Sep 20, 2020
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Today on 18th September 2010 a major dumping of snow arrived overnight causing Stadium Southland’s roof to collapse and cave in.

Local decorating & homewares store, Wrens on Yarrow Street also suffered a roof collapse under the weight of snow.

Stadium Southland collapsed under the weight of a large dumping of snow. Photo: Niwa

Southland Stadium. Photo: Malcolm Gayfer / whatsoninvers.nz

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Stadium Southland. Photo: Malcolm Gayfer / whatsoninvers.nz

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During the big snowstorm of 2010 their building on Yarrow Street store was a casualty of the huge snowfall that saw its along with Stadium Southland being demolished. Photo: Malcolm Gayfer / whatsoninvers.nz

 

 

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Being sturdy Southlanders, the Todd’s decided that having the roof cave-in was not the end of the world. They got a brand new store, covering 1,000 sq metres, with plenty of room to showcase their huge ranges of bedding, furniture and giftware.

 

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