The effects of servicing the debt being raised to pay for the Forsyth Barr Stadium is beginning to bite, with warnings Dunedin City Council-owned companies may struggle to take advantage of business opportunities that come their way.
The Dunedin City Council is cautious about working with a new local government funding agency being established by the Government, fearing it could find itself saddled with other councils' debts.
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.
New Zealand's oldest daily newspaper will celebrate its 150th anniversary in the country's newest venue. And everyone in Otago and Southland is invited to the party.
Firefighters have extinguished a small electrical fire at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr stadium this morning.
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.
The vexed issue of the level of donations the Forsyth Barr Stadium has attracted may have to stay vexed, the matter complicated by various interpretations of the definition of "donation".
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.
The potential of Forsyth Barr Stadium and the lucrative Chinese market has resulted in new appointments for the organisation charged with marketing Dunedin to the world.
A corporate user of the Forsyth Barr stadium has dismissed as "bizarre" claims by stadium opponent Bev Butler over the contract his company has with the stadium to occupy a corporate suite.
The final cost of the Forsyth Barr Stadium has risen to $224 million, after independent auditors uncovered a budget blow-out of more than $8 million, it has been confirmed.
Rates hikes, increased debt levels or cuts to services remain a risk for the Dunedin City Council as it grapples with uncertainty over the Forsyth Barr Stadium, Audit New Zealand warns.
Darren Burden, the next man to run the Forsyth Barr Stadium, has again defended his role in a controversial contract.
More than 400 people have had their say on the future use of Forsyth Barr Stadium as a deadline for public input approaches.
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.
The former boss of Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium has swapped one thorny stadium debate for another.