Otago regional councillors are giving little away on the eve of making a decision on whether or not the council will contribute $37.5 million to Otago Stadium.
A planned Environment Court hearing on Dunedin's stadium was cancelled yesterday, meaning all appeals against district plan and roading changes to allow the project to go ahead have been dropped, and no costs will be pursued.
Last Sunday, a public meeting at the Dunedin Town Hall heard a wide range of arguments from a line-up of speakers on why the city did not need a new stadium.
Two Dunedin city councillors invited to explain the merits of the planned $198 million Awatea St stadium at a public meeting in South Dunedin have rebuffed the offer, saying their views would not be listened to.
Stop the Stadium has given its own calculations of the stadium's cost today, as the group opened its injunction in the Christchurch High Court.
The Awatea St stadium sparked some testy and ill-natured exchanges yesterday, as stadium opponents took out their frustration on councillors.
An "umbrella resolution" yesterday to go ahead with the Forsyth Barr Stadium sparked what must be the shortest debate on the controversial issue so far.
Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin is refusing to say if a second apology has been received from Cr Teresa Stevenson.
Queenstown man Basil Walker's decision to appeal his unsuccessful challenge to the Otago Regional Council's stadium funding has shocked chairman Stephen Cairns, who said the council was already "having difficulty" getting money from the undischarged bankrupt for costs from the last hearing.
The Dunedin City Council will underwrite Otago Rugby Football Union debt for the next three years as part of a deal which includes the purchase of Carisbrook for $7 million.
Plans to turn the white fence around the Forsyth Barr Stadium site into Dunedin's biggest work of art have been approved.
The number of demands for information from the Dunedin City Council have jumped to 66 in just three months, mainly as a result of members of the public and the media chasing details relating to the Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Claims there have been design changes to the Forsyth Barr Stadium, or any change to the number of seats at the facility, have been scotched by Carisbrook Stadium Trust chairman Malcolm Farry.
A more cautious approach to visitors may be needed at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium, contractors are warning, following two accidents and 11 "near misses" at the construction site.
A crowd gathered to watch a massive 390 tonne steel truss which will hold up the roof of Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium be swung into place today.
Ireland Rugby Football Union team services manager Gerard Carmody gave the Forsyth Barr Stadium the thumbs-up yesterday after a brief visit to the construction site.
Transport Minister Steven Joyce cast an eye over the planned realignment of State Highway 88, past the Forsyth Barr Stadium, in Dunedin yesterday.
A recent front page article in the Otago Daily Times highlighted items not included in the Forsyth Barr Stadium's main construction contract. Malcolm Farry points out this information was already in the public domain and suggests the article carried unfortunate implications.
If anyone knows what people are saying about the Dunedin City Council elections, it is an ever-chatty cabbie. Stu Oldham talks to taxi driver Keith Cron.