The outgoing chief executive of Dunedin Venues Management
Ltd, which runs Forsyth Barr Stadium, has been stripped of
most of his media duties ahead of his premature departure
from the role.
The board overseeing Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium has
launched a management review amid high-profile defections and
concerns the entertainment cupboard for this summer is ''a
little bit bare''.
Making a success of Forsyth Barr Stadium was always going to
be difficult, and to all appearances it has become even
Permanently fixing problems with Forsyth Barr Stadium's
public address system would cost between $500,000 and
The temperature is rising in Dunedin's mayoral race as
incumbent Dave Cull and one of his fiercest rivals go
head-to-head over credit for slashing the Forsyth Barr
Stadium interest bills by $128 million.
The organisers of today's inaugural Dunedin Craft Beer and
Food Festival are confident it will be a success and expect a
crowd of about 2500.
Forsyth Barr Stadium is to be renamed for Otago's first
defence of the Ranfurly Shield against Hawkes Bay on Sunday.
Another national first is being staged at the Forsyth Barr
Stadium in Dunedin.
Heads will not roll over the Forsyth Barr Stadium budget
blowout, but the total bill could rise again to more than
$260 million, it has been revealed.
The Forsyth Barr Stadium crowd is diversifying, but the
punters still love their beer and chips, the company running
the venue says.
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