Stadium

Lessons learnt from Credit Sails deal

Lessons learnt from Credit Sails deal

Forsyth Barr managing director Neil Paviour-Smith has been reflecting carefully on events of the past few days and believes some lessons have been learned from the Credit Sails agreement announced on Tuesday.

$750,000 a year for community use of stadium

$750,000 a year for community use of stadium

Details of a deal under which the Dunedin City Council will spend $750,000 a year to subsidise greater community use of the Forsyth Barr Stadium have been confirmed.

Stadium use: Dog walking, dope growing suggested

Stadium use: Dog walking, dope growing suggested

How would you like to walk your dog, graze your sheep, or stroll across the roof of Forsyth Barr Stadium?

Stadium transformed for international rodeo

Stadium transformed for international rodeo

Horses, clowns and heavy machinery were let loose as Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin was transformed into an indoor rodeo arena for the first time yesterday.

Dunedin losing ground on event incentives

Dunedin losing ground on event incentives

Dunedin could face multimillion-dollar competition from New Zealand's largest cities if it opts for a new events fund to lure more big acts to Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Rush of stadium use ideas

Rush of stadium use ideas

Dunedin City Council staff have some reading to do after a late rush of public suggestions on ways to make the most of Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Public responds to stadium use review

Public responds to stadium use review

More than 400 people have had their say on the future use of Forsyth Barr Stadium as a deadline for public input approaches.

Public tests stadium pitch

Public tests stadium pitch

There were tackles, kicks, tries and goals on the Forsyth Barr Stadium pitch yesterday afternoon, but not a paid athlete in sight.

Stadium rate 'tax on being busy'

Stadium rate 'tax on being busy'

Business owners in Dunedin have been floored by the idea of a new targeted rate for the hospitality sector to help rescue Forsyth Barr Stadium from its financial hole.

Stadium loss rates fears

Stadium loss rates fears

Ratepayers could be asked to reach into their pockets again, or the city's bars and restaurants could be slapped with a new targeted rate, as the Dunedin City Council grapples with a $3.2 million loss from Forsyth Barr Stadium.

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