The man hired to run Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium yesterday congratulated the Dunedin City Council on a "bold move" to build the facility.
The Forsyth Barr Stadium is rising from the Awatea St dirt at a remarkable rate, but while the opening day closes in, the end of the debate about the issue does not.
The Dunedin City Council may seek to retain ownership of Carisbrook and develop the site, rather than selling it, it has been confirmed.
People climbed trees, stood on vehicles and peered over fences to catch a glimpse of a 390-tonne piece of steel being hoisted into the air at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Saturday.
Neither recent bad weather nor re-tendered carpentry contracts have resulted in changes to the completion date for Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium, Carisbrook Stadium Trust chairman Malcolm Farry said yesterday.
Work on the State Highway 88 re-alignment around the Forsyth Barr Stadium, in Dunedin, began in earnest yesterday, with diggers moving on to what will become the site of a new roundabout.
Otago Polytechnic wants to join Dunedin businessman Ian Taylor in his quest to harness the technological, intellectual and practical skills of local businesses and educational institutions and create a world-class sports analysis centre based at the Forsyth Barr Stadium.
The ousting of Peter Chin as Dunedin mayor "doesn't make sense", but is unlikely to affect progress towards completing Forsyth Barr Stadium, Carisbrook Stadium Trust chairman Malcolm Farry says.
Three Otago Polytechnic students may have devised the ultimate in comfort and convenience - a software program which enables Forsyth Barr Stadium patrons to order food and drinks via their mobile phones and have them delivered to their seats.
Rather than one act catering to a particular group of fans playing at the new Dunedin stadium, James Hacon would like to see several different acts with crossover appeal.
A decline in interest in attending rugby matches, due in part to "wall-to-wall" television coverage, should not affect revenue at the city's new stadium, Dunedin Venues Management Ltd (DVML) chief executive David Davies said yesterday.
The All Blacks could christen the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin this July. Fiji could play the All Blacks in what would be the first game in the new covered stadium.
Construction is nearly complete at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium, (to be known as Otago Stadium during the 2011 Rugby World Cup).
Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium is set to begin operations with tight profit margins, and no guarantee financial predictions promising profits will prove accurate.
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 Dunedin public has its first view of the Forsyth Barr Stadium plaza just weeks before it is due to be finished.
Organisers are quietly hoping the Otago Daily Times Big Night In doesn't go off with too big a bang.
The organisation behind the 2011 Rugby World Cup has praised the South for its involvement in the tournament.
The Dunedin City Council will attend a sound check at Forsyth Barr Stadium today after complaints about noise levels reverberating from a concert on Tuesday night.