Forsyth Barr Stadium management says the venue is staking its
place as one of the country's top concert venues after
hosting by far the biggest shows in Australasia for two major
international acts recently.
All those associated with Saturday night's Paul Simon concert
in Dunedin, including the star performer, have declared the
event a success and agree Forsyth Barr Stadium seems to have
found its form as a venue.
A cheeky streaker, showing more than a
clean pair of heels, was no match for Warriors
player-turned-water boy Ruben Wiki, who sprinted across field
to tackle the half-time interloper at Forsyth Barr Stadium on
Dunedin city councillors have recommended the company that
runs Forsyth Barr Stadium establish an events procurement
strategy and investigate setting up an incentives fund for
attracting events to the venue.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says the Forsyth Barr Stadium's
finances are "not sustainable", after confirmation the
company running the venue lost nearly $1 million more than
expected in its first year of operation.