The company which runs Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium faces
an uncertain future as it eyes the expiration of deals with
sponsors, members and even the Highlanders Super rugby
Promise little, deliver much - perhaps the Highlanders have
got it the right way round this season.
The Dunedin City Council's top-to-bottom review of the
Forsyth Barr Stadium operation could take longer than first
thought, chief executive Dr Sue Bidrose says.
As Forsyth Barr Stadium continues to drain Dunedin City
Council funds, the DCC's new chief executive has slammed the
existing operating model as ''fundamentally optimistic'' and
started a major review.
Workmen start installing seats in the Otago Daily Times stand
at Forsyth Barr Stadium yesterday.
Otago Rugby League would like to express its gratitude to
Dunedin Venues Management and their staff for allowing us to
use Forsyth Barr Stadium for our traditional clash against
New financial figures have pumped up the price of Dunedin's
Forsyth Barr Stadium to as high as $266 million.
Community use of the Forsyth Barr Stadium has been subsidised
at a cost of $400,000 since January, the venue's manager
Dunedin Venues Management Ltd has extended an olive branch to
the promoter of the ill-fated Fleetwood Mac concert scheduled
for Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Forsyth Barr Stadium was a ''magnificent tour de force'',
judges said at the annual New Zealand Commercial Project
Awards before crowning it supreme winner.
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