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Stadium bill to hit $224.4m

Stadium bill to hit $224.4m

Failings within the Dunedin City Council are to be scrutinised after an independent review criticised budget blowouts and unauthorised spending within the Forsyth Barr Stadium construction project.

DVML shortfall - cost-cutting begins

A fresh round of cost-cutting is under way at the Dunedin City Council as it scrambles to cover a projected $2.4 million loss by the company running the Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Cull's comments anger Farry

Cull's comments anger Farry

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has "stooped to innuendo and baseless allegations" in commenting about funding arrangements for Forsyth Barr Stadium, Carisbrook Stadium Trust (CST) chairman Malcolm Farry says.

Graham, Mains each seek $500,000-plus in damages

Graham, Mains each seek $500,000-plus in damages

Otago Rugby Football Union board members Wayne Graham and Laurie Mains are together seeking more than $1 million in damages from Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull over allegations of defamation, court documents show.

Stadium's big loss 'a dose of reality'

Stadium's big loss 'a dose of reality'

The Dunedin City Council says it will be forced to consider more funding to help the company running the Forsyth Barr Stadium overcome a nearly $2 million loss and debt-servicing costs it cannot afford to pay.

The stadium shake-up

The stadium shake-up

Dunedin City Council's decision to instigate a review of Forsyth Barr Stadium and the company tasked with running it, Dunedin Venues Management Ltd, is the correct one.

Stadium boss in shock resignation

Stadium boss in shock resignation

The man tasked with making a success of Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium is resigning and will return to England.

Scantily-clad women launch Zoo ambush

Scantily-clad women launch Zoo ambush

Scantily clad women enticing rugby fans at Forsyth Barr Stadium to a Dunedin pub has come as a surprise to the venue's management.

Council observer for ORFU meetings

The Dunedin City Council will have a permanent presence at future Otago Rugby Football Union board meetings, after councillors yesterday appointed an observer to help avoid any future "train-wrecks".

DVML boss will work with union

DVML boss will work with union

Dunedin Venues Management Ltd chief executive David Davies says he is prepared to work with the Otago Rugby Football Union (ORFU) if it is struggling to pay for the cost of playing at Forsyth Barr Stadium.

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