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Doubts over private sector funding for stadium

Doubts over private sector funding for stadium

The future of "private sector funding" for the Forsyth Barr Stadium may be thrown into question by the shock announcement last night the Otago Rugby Football Union (ORFU) could fold by the end of the week.

Free public gallery use advocated

Free public gallery use advocated

A decision to consider spending $20,000 to allow access for community groups to a well-used Dunedin City Council function room sparked a second passionate debate at a council meeting yesterday.

Access to meeting venue assured

Access to meeting venue assured

Access for community groups to a well-used Dunedin City Council function room appears to have been ensured, but the mechanism by which that takes place may change.

Rugby: Highlanders' season ticket sales exceed last year's

The Highlanders do not play a home game for nearly three weeks but their season ticket sales already exceed last year's.

Elton John provided $14.9m boost

Elton John provided $14.9m boost

The Elton John concert at Forsyth Barr Stadium is estimated to have pumped $14.9 million into the wider Dunedin economy, a survey reveals.

DVML: groups to have access to venues

DVML: groups to have access to venues

The head of the company in charge of Forsyth Barr Stadium and other city venues says that community groups will be catered for at its facilities, despite a $100,000 fund to help them having been deferred.

DVML chasing headline performers

DVML chasing headline performers

Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen and Radiohead are among top international acts emerging as possible music acts to follow Elton John's sell-out show at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Stadium sound and wind fixes likely

Stadium sound and wind fixes likely

Steps to improve sound quality, block wind and speed up service at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium could be in place within months, stadium boss David Davies says.

ORFU to be run by DVML

ORFU to be run by DVML

The Otago Rugby Football Union will drop from a high of 36 staff in 2006 to a small core group next year, and move from Carisbrook to an office at Forsyth Barr Stadium, as its non-rugby responsibilities go to Dunedin Venues Management Ltd.

South lauded over performance of stadium as sporting venue

South lauded over performance of stadium as sporting venue

The organisation behind the 2011 Rugby World Cup has praised the South for its involvement in the tournament.

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