More than 10 000 people flock to the Forsyth Barr Stadium open day on Saturday.
With less than two months to go until completion, crowds are again expected to converge on Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium for today's public open day. Otago Daily Times reporter Chris Morris and photographer Peter McIntosh skipped the queue.
Construction is nearly complete at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium, (to be known as Otago Stadium during the 2011 Rugby World Cup). Photos by Peter McIntosh; prints available from otagoimages. co. nz...
A collaboration between leading sports analysis business Animation Research Ltd and the Otago Polytechnic is aiming to put Dunedin at the international forefront of the rapidly developing industry.
Lights are tested at the Forsyth Barr Stadium last night, which a Dunedin Venues Management Ltd spokeswoman said involved setting a grid on the field, and testing each light within certain parameters.
Carisbrook Stadium Trust chairman Malcolm Farry says he will not respond to claims made about the trust's sponsorship agreement.
The Otago Regional Council will borrow money for the first time, to fund its final contribution to the Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull yesterday said it would be at least a week before the council could reveal the results of a non-public meeting on the Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Completion of a $2.2 million bridge over the Water of Leith for the future realignment of State Highway 88 behind Forsyth Barr Stadium has moved a step closer.
Another extraordinary and non-public meeting about the Forsyth Barr Stadium is set for this Wednesday, but Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull said yesterday the result would be a "good-news story".
The company running the Forsyth Barr Stadium is hoping to lock in another two concerts for the facility.
Meads Cup champion North Otago will play the opening rugby match at the Forsyth Barr Stadium on Sunday, August 7.
The line between sewing and sowing became seriously blurred yesterday, as natural grass and its artificial counterpart became intertwined at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium.
The Kiwi tradition of a sausage sizzle to raise money for a junior rugby team will have to make way for the marketing rights of big business during the Rugby World Cup - at least in an exclusive 500m "clean zone" around the Forsyth Barr Stadium.
The Forsyth Barr Stadium will have an irrigation system installed on its roof to make sure dew does not block light to the facility's turf during winter.
A giant 3D screen may be erected at the new Forsyth Barr Stadium to show the final four games at this year's World Cup.
Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin will be on show to the world at an international gathering of stadium representatives in the United States next week.