Entertainment-starved Cantabrians are taking chartered trains to Dunedin to watch concerts and sporting events at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
The intellectual property rights for the Forsyth Barr Stadium could even be a potential revenue earner, with interest in the Dunedin venue coming from as far afield as France and Scandinavia.
All Whites and Phoenix coach Ricki Herbert cannot wait to check out the new covered stadium in Dunedin.
International rugby league, showcasing some of the superstars of the game, could be in the frame for next year's Dunedin sporting calendar, because of doubts about the availability of AMI Stadium in Christchurch.
Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium was officially opened and blessed early this morning, just two years since piles for the building were being driven into the ground by the Otago harbour.
Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium was officially opened, blessed and made ready for business early yesterday, just two years after piles for the building were driven into the ground beside the Otago harbour.
Despite doubts about the project, ODT sports editor Hayden Meikle sees no option now but to embrace Otago's new stadium. After watching the first major game there yesterday, he offers his thoughts.
When Francis Leilua headed for the Forsyth Barr Stadium yesterday, the Selwyn College second five-eighth was hoping he might dot down first for his team.
Three basic attitudes have been evident in the years leading up to yesterday's official opening of Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.
An electrical fire at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin has put more pressure on promoters as they prepare for the first "test" game at the venue on Sunday.
North Otago coach Barry Matthews says his side is not looking too far ahead of itself in defending the Heartland Championship, and the quality of opposition is a complete mystery.
Russell Garbutt, a critic of the past council's policies, believes the DCC funding shortfall is not news. In this opinion piece, he argues any surprise in new debt revelations lies in the lack of transparency throughout the Forsyth Barr Stadium project.
The Forsyth Barr Stadium's roof behaved "exactly as it was supposed to behave" in recent snowfalls, and was designed for much heavier, Carisbrook Stadium Trust chairman Malcolm Farry said yesterday.
Firefighters have extinguished a small electrical fire at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr stadium this morning.
A plan to change the name of a street near Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium has itself been changed.
Logan Park could yet become a giant car park for thousands of fans heading to Otago Stadium during this year's Rugby World Cup.
Catering at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium will be provided by the New Zealand subsidiary of a multinational company with an operating profit last year of more than 1 billion ($NZ1.89 billion).
The next step in rugby matches being played at the Forsyth Barr Stadium occurred yesterday when the rugby goalposts were put up.