Chris Morris

Stadium review 'kick in the guts for ratepayers'

Stadium review 'kick in the guts for ratepayers'

Dunedin city councillors are preparing for a fresh war of words over Forsyth Barr Stadium, following confirmation it needs another $1.81million a year from ratepayers.

'I don't think we had much choice' - councillor

Frustrated city councillors say they have been left with no choice but to commit more ratepayers' money to support Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Stadium needs more ratepayer cash: review

Stadium needs more ratepayer cash: review

Forsyth Barr Stadium needs another $1.8 million a year from ratepayers if its financial position is to be secured, a Dunedin City Council review has found.

More concerns over freedom camping

More concerns over freedom camping

Extending a freedom camping trial to Dunedin's Bayfield Park might just spread the mess around, it has been claimed.

Family movie event at stadium

Rucks and mauls will be replaced by beanbags and popcorn as Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium is transformed into a giant cinema this Saturday.

Citifleet: Buyers may be off hook

Citifleet: Buyers may be off hook

Car buyers appear unlikely to face charges as a police investigation into the alleged $1.5 million Citifleet fraud draws to a close.

Moana Pool paid off, despite price

Moana Pool paid off, despite price

Forsyth Barr Stadium is not the first controversial building to capture headlines in Dunedin. Fifty years ago, a decade of debate, disagreement and concerns about the cost preceded the opening of Moana Pool. Reporter Chris Morris looks back.

Party to mark long success of sporting and social hub

Party to mark long success of sporting and social hub

Moana Pool's golden jubilee is to be marked with a splash, and Mayor Dave Cull is confident the facility has plenty of life still left in it.

Dividends likely from trip

Dividends likely from trip

Dunedin could be in for a boost from China, with more students, tourists and investors on the way, the mayor says.

Confirmation DVML losing two directors

Confirmation DVML losing two directors

An outgoing director responsible for Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium says she is leaving with high hopes for the future of the venue.