Despite criticism of the sound quality at Forsyth Barr Stadium during the Hollies concert, event promoters and stadium managers remain confident the venue can, and will, continue to host major musical productions.
Police are promising to be out in force this weekend, with thousands of sport fans expected in the city.
Forsyth Barr Stadium is set for its biggest week yet, with more than 50,000 punters expected through the turnstiles this week.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull is refusing to rule out adding another $2 million to the Dunedin City Council's bill for losses from the sale of Carisbrook.
Students will be able to party until midnight at Forsyth Barr Stadium this Orientation Week after the Dunedin City Council agreed to change an earlier decision restricting events to an 11.30pm finish.
The Otago University Students' Association would think twice about holding Orientation Week events at Forsyth Barr Stadium if the Dunedin City Council sticks with an 11.30pm cut-off time.
Where is the Dunedin City Council with its budget and how much the stadium is costing the council and ratepayers? The deputy chairman of the finance committee, Cr Richard Thomson, explains the official council view while council critic Calvin Oaten adds up all the costs as he sees them.
Preferential tickets to the Paul Simon concert are available to Otago residents from today. Prices for tickets to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and 12-time Grammy Award winner's concert are $99 for silver reserve seating and $149 for gold reserve seating.
After an afternoon of equestrian entertainment, the audience at Forsyth Barr Stadium was last night delighted by the smooth sounds of one of the United Kingdom's leading bands of the 1960s and '70s, the Hollies.
Dunedin city councillors support a new $400,000 annual fighting fund to lure more major concerts, and the millions of dollars of extra spending that comes with them, to Dunedin.
Forsyth Barr Stadium could host its third major international concert later this year, just months after Paul Simon appears on stage.
Dunedin businessman Ian Taylor is heartened by the ''huge support'' he has gained for his open letter to the Forsyth Barr Stadium's board.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.