Stadium

Mayoral war of words heats up

Mayoral war of words heats up

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.

Beer and food festival gets cracking

Beer and food festival gets cracking

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.

Stadium to be renamed for defence

Stadium to be renamed for defence

Forsyth Barr Stadium is to be renamed for Otago's first defence of the Ranfurly Shield against Hawkes Bay on Sunday.

Stadium to host Girls of Gridiron

Stadium to host Girls of Gridiron

Another national first is being staged at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.

Stadium cost may blow out to $260m

Stadium cost may blow out to $260m

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.

Stadium numbers up and diversifying

Stadium numbers up and diversifying

The Forsyth Barr Stadium crowd is diversifying, but the punters still love their beer and chips, the company running the venue says.

Thorny issues for Davies

Thorny issues for Davies

The former boss of Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium has swapped one thorny stadium debate for another.

Dispute after stadium concert cancelled

Dispute after stadium concert cancelled

The promoter of a Fleetwood Mac concert scheduled for Dunedin later this year is angry at being charged a $50,000 fee after the cancellation of the concert.

A never-ending challenge

A never-ending challenge

Down by the foreshore, across from the university, there sits a structure which has divided the Dunedin community like none other in many a year. It is, of course, Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Aerosmith a silver-spangled spectacle

Aerosmith a silver-spangled spectacle

A spaceship from the 1970s called Aerosmith berthed in Dunedin last night.

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