A sponsorship agreement between Forsyth Barr Stadium and
Dunedin Taxis will not compromise access for any elderly or
disabled passengers choosing to use alternative cab services,
the venue's commercial manager says.
Rotarians, a familiar sight at Carisbrook rugby matches, will
make way for surf life-saving volunteers in security uniforms
for events at Forsyth Barr Stadium, leaving Rotary facing a
$15,000 loss of revenue annually.
Some work at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium may be continuing
as the venue holds its first "test" game on August 7, and
will be under way on adjoining buildings right up to, and
after, the Rugby World Cup.
Non-rugby events would be Forsyth Barr Stadium's "bread and
butter", with the venue attracting international interest for
conferences and meetings, Dunedin Venues Management Ltd
(DVML) chief executive David Davies says.