The man in charge of Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium says he
has ''bigger fish to fry'' than worry about whether
Wellington will add a roof to its stadium.
Independent auditors have given a former Forsyth Barr Stadium
manager the all clear following claims of inappropriate
spending, but the company running the venue has not escaped
Dunedin Venues Management Ltd is to underwrite next month's
top-tier football clash between English Premier League team
Newcastle United and Sydney FC at Forsyth Barr Stadium, it
has been confirmed.
The Kiwis are coming back to Dunedin - after 86 years - and
it is hoped the test will be a sellout.
The new broom in charge of Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium
says the venue can still find success by attracting more big
concerts and creating ''iconic'' events.
Allegations of inappropriate spending by a former manager at
Forsyth Barr Stadium have prompted an angry retort from the
company running the venue.
The company running Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium is
threatening to charge for future responses to official
information requests after being inundated with questions
from stadium critic Bev Butler.
The company running Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium paid
nearly $90,000 to two departing chief executives, but is
refusing to detail a third payment to another former senior
A former professional cricketer has been tasked with making a
success of Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Seven major events in seven days at the Forsyth Barr Stadium
during the past week have injected hundreds of thousands of
dollars into the local economy and set the city ''fizzing''
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