Dunedin City Council's decision to instigate a review of Forsyth Barr Stadium and the company tasked with running it, Dunedin Venues Management Ltd, is the correct one.
Scantily clad women enticing rugby fans at Forsyth Barr Stadium to a Dunedin pub has come as a surprise to the venue's management.
The man tasked with making a success of Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium is resigning and will return to England.
The Dunedin City Council will have a permanent presence at future Otago Rugby Football Union board meetings, after councillors yesterday appointed an observer to help avoid any future "train-wrecks".
Dunedin Venues Management Ltd chief executive David Davies says he is prepared to work with the Otago Rugby Football Union (ORFU) if it is struggling to pay for the cost of playing at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
The future of "private sector funding" for the Forsyth Barr Stadium may be thrown into question by the shock announcement last night the Otago Rugby Football Union (ORFU) could fold by the end of the week.
The head of the company in charge of Forsyth Barr Stadium and other city venues says that community groups will be catered for at its facilities, despite a $100,000 fund to help them having been deferred.
A decision to consider spending $20,000 to allow access for community groups to a well-used Dunedin City Council function room sparked a second passionate debate at a council meeting yesterday.
The Highlanders do not play a home game for nearly three weeks but their season ticket sales already exceed last year's.
Access for community groups to a well-used Dunedin City Council function room appears to have been ensured, but the mechanism by which that takes place may change.
The Elton John concert at Forsyth Barr Stadium is estimated to have pumped $14.9 million into the wider Dunedin economy, a survey reveals.
The Otago Rugby Football Union will drop from a high of 36 staff in 2006 to a small core group next year, and move from Carisbrook to an office at Forsyth Barr Stadium, as its non-rugby responsibilities go to Dunedin Venues Management Ltd.
Steps to improve sound quality, block wind and speed up service at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium could be in place within months, stadium boss David Davies says.
Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen and Radiohead are among top international acts emerging as possible music acts to follow Elton John's sell-out show at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium.
The organisation behind the 2011 Rugby World Cup has praised the South for its involvement in the tournament.
A Dunedin taxi operator is crying foul after being ordered to stay off the Forsyth Barr Stadium grounds by a rival company.
A sponsorship agreement between Forsyth Barr Stadium and Dunedin Taxis will not compromise access for any elderly or disabled passengers choosing to use alternative cab services, the venue's commercial manager says.
White-coated Rotarians, a familiar sight at Carisbrook rugby matches, will make way for surf life-saving volunteers in security uniforms for events at Forsyth Barr Stadium, leaving Rotary facing a $15,000 loss of revenue annually.
Some work at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium may be continuing as the venue holds its first "test" game on August 7, and will be under way on adjoining buildings right up to, and after, the Rugby World Cup.
Non-rugby events would be Forsyth Barr Stadium's "bread and butter", with the venue attracting international interest for conferences and meetings, Dunedin Venues Management Ltd (DVML) chief executive David Davies says.