Stadium

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.

Aerosmith perform in Dunedin

Aerosmith perform in Dunedin

A spaceship from the 1970s called Aerosmith berthed in Dunedin last night. More than 20,000 people descended on Forsyth Barr Stadium to herald the arrival of America's biggest rock and roll band.

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Photos by Stephen Jaquiery and Craig Baxter; prints available from otagoimages.co.nz.

Stadium stage set for Rhymin' Simon

Stadium stage set for Rhymin' Simon

The stage is set for the biggest concert to be held in Dunedin since Elton John played to a sellout crowd in November 2011.

Details of stadium concerts not revealed

Details of stadium concerts not revealed

Aerosmith and Paul Simon might be coming to Dunedin, but details of how well tickets are selling - and the deals used to lure the artists here - remain under wraps.

Groups able to use part of stadium free of charge

The managers of the Forsyth Barr Stadium have opened up one end of the venue for use by the community free of charge as part of a $750,000 annual service level agreement with the Dunedin City Council.

Walking his way

Walking his way

Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler's 40-year career has had its fair share of highs and lows. As his band prepares for a one-off New Zealand concert in Dunedin next month, the self-proclaimed Demon of Screamin' discusses fame, family, feuds and falling down a few holes with Shane Gilchrist.

Significant cut in stadium losses; DCHL profit up

Significant cut in stadium losses; DCHL profit up

More events, more members, reductions in overhead costs and staff cuts contributed to a significant cut in losses in the first six months of this financial year for Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium, its operator reports.

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