Forsyth Barr Stadium

Big concerts build stadium's reputation as top venue

Big concerts build stadium's reputation as top venue

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.

Stadium entered in building construction awards

Stadium entered in building construction awards

Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium is entered in a national construction award contest in a bid to be named New Zealand's best industrial building.

Simon, sound and stadium in sync for show

Simon, sound and stadium in sync for show

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.

Still got it...

Still got it...

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 Saturday night.

Planned stadium funding $9.1m

Planned stadium funding $9.1m

The cost of Forsyth Barr Stadium for Dunedin's ratepayers will rise to more than $9.1 million a year if extra spending signalled by city councillors this week is confirmed.

Stadium parks 'always' going to be charged for

Stadium parks 'always' going to be charged for

The company running Forsyth Barr Stadium hopes to make a ''significant sum of money'' from the introduction of charges for car parking outside the stadium.

Rider response 'overwhelming'

Up to $125,000 in prize money is attracting unprecedented competition for equestrian event Ride the Rhythm, to be held at the Forsyth Barr Stadium on February 1, organiser Kevin Hansen says.

Stadium events incentive plan call

Stadium events incentive plan call

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.

Stadium hosts 'very exciting' research exercise

Stadium hosts 'very exciting' research exercise

First rugby, then rock 'n' roll, and now research.

Stadium finances dismay

Stadium finances dismay

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.

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