Fresh from a pounding by World Cup rugby boots tearing up the field, then the trampling of thousands of feet at last Saturday's "Big Night In" concert, the Forsyth Barr Stadium turf must now prove its mettle against much heftier animal hooves.
The last few hundred tickets for the Dunedin Elton John concert on the eve of the general election are expected to be snapped up when they go on sale for $120 each tomorrow morning.
Concerns have been raised about "Big Night In" sound quality for some areas of Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday.
Graham Lowe says Australian league clubs will be eyeing up the new Forsyth Barr Stadium, and it is the best-kept secret in world sport.
The Sir Elton John concert in Dunedin this month will be the largest concert staged in New Zealand so far this year.
Forsyth Barr Stadium chief executive David Davies says his feet are "firmly on the ground" after the company tasked with running the roofed venue recorded a $3.2 million loss in its first financial year.
Dunedin Venues Ltd - the company that owns the Forsyth Barr Stadium - breached the Local Government Act by not filing a statement of intent, it has been confirmed.
The biggest lighting spectacular seen in Otago will illuminate the "Big Night In" community concert in Dunedin next month.
The new stadium in Dunedin is a boon for the region and was a highlight of the World Cup, Martin Snedden says.
Organisers are quietly hoping the Otago Daily Times Big Night In doesn't go off with too big a bang.
Only premium tickets are still available for next month's Sir Elton John concert at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium.
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".
Southern football fans will experience another taste of the professional game when the Wellington Phoenix play an A-League match at the Forsyth Barr Stadium later this year.
Anti-stadium campaigner Bev Butler has again taken aim at the people who worked to build the Forsyth Barr Stadium, but this time she has got no backing from a former ally, now mayor, Dave Cull.
Farmers are not average, especially when it comes to paying for the stadium, writes Mike Lord, Federated Farmers Otago provincial president
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The city, the stadium and supporters have been lauded for playing their parts in a successful event when the Rugby World Cup arrived in Dunedin on Saturday.