Where is the Dunedin City Council with its budget and how
much the stadium is costing the council and ratepayers? The
deputy chairman of the finance committee, Cr Richard Thomson,
explains the official council view while council critic
Calvin Oaten adds up all the costs as he sees them.
Despite criticism of the sound quality at Forsyth Barr
Stadium during the Hollies concert, event promoters and
stadium managers remain confident the venue can, and will,
continue to host major musical productions.
Preferential tickets to the Paul Simon concert are available
to Otago residents from today. Prices for tickets to the Rock
and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and 12-time Grammy Award
winner's concert are $99 for silver reserve seating and $149
for gold reserve seating.
After an afternoon of equestrian entertainment, the audience
at Forsyth Barr Stadium was last night delighted by the
smooth sounds of one of the United Kingdom's leading bands of
the 1960s and '70s, the Hollies.