Chris Keall talks to the former Aussie rules player turned chief executive who is trying to save Eden Park.

Nick Sautner shows off a scar from two rounds of surgery that left him with 14 screws in his left hand.

"But they could never fix the thumb," he says.

He also had his nose broken four times.

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The battle scars come from a 15-year career playing Aussie Rules in Melbourne, mainly for Sandringham - the feeder club for top-ranked St Kilda.

He set kicking records, captained the club and ultimately entered its Hall of Fame. When people met him face-to-face

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