Stadium

Stadium review 'kick in the guts for ratepayers'

Stadium review 'kick in the guts for ratepayers'

Dunedin city councillors are preparing for a fresh war of words over Forsyth Barr Stadium, following confirmation it needs another $1.81million a year from ratepayers.

Stadium needs more ratepayer cash: review

Stadium needs more ratepayer cash: review

Forsyth Barr Stadium needs another $1.8 million a year from ratepayers if its financial position is to be secured, a Dunedin City Council review has found.

Learning from stadium-related mistakes

One of the few good things about making mistakes is that you can learn from them, and avoid making the same kind of mistake again.

Should the Stadium be mothballed?

Yes, until a way is found to make it pay. No, closing it won't solve the debt problem. Not sure

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Stadium act wishlist: And the winner is . . .

Stadium act wishlist: And the winner is . . .

ODT columnist Dave Cannan asked which musical act you would most like to see at Forsyth Barr Stadium. He was surprised by the feedback.

DVML's new head seeks iconic events

DVML's new head seeks iconic events

The new broom in charge of Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium says the venue can still find success by attracting more big concerts and creating ''iconic'' events.

Big numbers expected for sporting double-header

Thousands of sporting fans are expected to converge on Forsyth Barr Stadium for this weekend's sporting double-header.

Major stadium losses looming

Major stadium losses looming

Major ongoing losses are predicted by the company running Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium following a review identifying operating costs and expenditure.

Business, or community asset?

Business, or community asset?

The Dunedin City Council has been grappling with Forsyth Barr Stadium issues this past week.

Targeted rate for events dropped

Targeted rate for events dropped

The Dunedin City Council has scrapped an ''unworkable'' plan to hike rates for some businesses - but not others - to help pay for the Forsyth Barr Stadium's events fund, deputy mayor Chris Staynes says.

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