Forsyth Barr Stadium could host its third major international concert later this year, just months after Paul Simon appears on stage.
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.
Dunedin Venues Management Ltd has revealed another healthy profit of more than $750,000 from hosting the All Blacks and Highlanders.
The company running Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium is celebrating a rare financial win after confirming a small profit from this year's ITM Cup rugby season.
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.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says the Forsyth Barr Stadium's finances are "not sustainable", after confirmation the company running the venue lost nearly $1 million more than expected in its first year of operation.
The recruitment company searching for David Davies' replacement at Dunedin Venues Management Ltd was paid $40,500 for its work, new figures confirm.
Dunedin Venues Management Ltd spent $51,307.45 on an international search to replace former chief executive David Davies that eventually led back to one of the company's own, it has been confirmed.
The finances of the company running Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium look set to improve after cost-cutting and a cash injection from the Dunedin City Council.
The number of applications for the role to be vacated by Dunedin Venues Management Ltd chief executive David Davies remains a closely guarded secret.
An international search for candidates to replace Dunedin Venues Management Ltd chief executive David Davies has reached a deadline, leaving the company with a crucial choice to make.
It has been built, they have come, but unfortunately - last night anyway - they went away sad.
Tickets for the All Blacks v Springboks test go on sale on Monday for residents south of the Waitaki River, but the offer is not open for long.
First came Elton John, and cowboys will soon move in, but the latest announcement concerning the Forsyth Barr Stadium has a more local flavour.
A major review of Forsyth Barr Stadium and the company running it is about to begin, amid confident talk the roofed venue can yet be made to pay its way.
Failings within the Dunedin City Council are to be scrutinised after an independent review criticised budget blowouts and unauthorised spending within the Forsyth Barr Stadium construction project.
It remains unclear whether a possible Coldplay concert in Dunedin was discussed between promoters and venue management.
A busy week looms for Dunedin city councillors, who will today participate in a full council meeting, followed by at least three days of deliberating on the council's draft annual and long-term budgets, during which some big decisions must be made - in the light of bad news last week about Forsyth Barr Stadium finances.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has "stooped to innuendo and baseless allegations" in commenting about funding arrangements for Forsyth Barr Stadium, Carisbrook Stadium Trust (CST) chairman Malcolm Farry says.
The Dunedin City Council says it will be forced to consider more funding to help the company running the Forsyth Barr Stadium overcome a nearly $2 million loss and debt-servicing costs it cannot afford to pay.