Get ready for some Rock and Roll!
Do you have a community event and need a great space to host it with lots of facilities? With funding from the Community Access Grant, you can host your event at the Dunedin Centre or Forsyth Barr Stadium.
It was a Football South mid-week match with Roslyn Wakari taking on Caversham in the ODT Men’s Premier League last night.
Saturday, August 26 will see a very exciting game of rugby under the roof as the All Blacks face Australia! Read on for the link to tickets!
Saturday, August 26 will see a very exciting game of rugby under the roof as the All Blacks face Australia!
It was a win for the Highlanders by the narrowest of margins!
Imagine abseiling 35 metres from the roof of Forsyth Barr Stadium to the pitch below! That's exactly what a bunch of brave local bosses did on June 2, 2017.
We have fantastic news to share with you hot off the press – Dunedin is getting a third Ed Sheeran show!
FANTASTIC NEWS!!! A huge congratulations to all Ed Sheeran fans of the deep south! We are very excited to announce a second Ed Sheeran show under the roof on Saturday, March 31, 2018 to meet overwhelming demand!
We are thrilled that Ed Sheeran will be taking to the stage here at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Thursday 29 March 2018. Tickets will be in very high demand with a limit of 4 tickets per customer, here are a few tips on how to be prepared for Tuesday's pre-sale.
It's official! We are so excited to announce that Ed Sheeran will be performing under the roof on March 29, 2018 as part of his ÷ WORLD TOUR!
Tickets for the upcoming NRL game between Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and New Zealand Warriors will be on sale from Thursday 16 February.
Last week, the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs were in town for their home game against the Vodafone Warriors!
Tag your best fan selfie #BulldogsWarriorsFBS at your seat in Forsyth Barr Stadium during the Round 3 match this Friday to be in the draw!
Forsyth Barr Stadium is going to be humming on Friday night when we host our first ever in-season NRL match between the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and the Vodafone Warriors. Southern fans are in for a treat as these teams go head to head in battle! The show starts at 6:40pm with a 9-a-side curtain raiser featuring John McGlashan College years 11-13 and Central Otago Mustangs Years 11-13 - they’d love to have your support from the stands!
The community event Movie Magic 2017 was brought to you by The Hits, Dog Rescue Dunedin, and Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Dunedin Venues was proud to bring you a whole new cricketing and entertainment experience at the BLACKCAPS 1st ANZ Test against South Africa at the University of Otago Oval.
Learning all about the wicket bright and early this morning with our Head of Cricket at the Groundsman's Breakfast!
On March 3, Alison Wonderland took the stage under the roof with Jaguar Skills and Young Franco!
Get your tickets now for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v New Zealand Warriors on Friday 17 March.
Eastern Suburbs beat Southern United 1-0.
The pitch at Forsyth Barr Stadium has proved its versatility yet again hosting a number of fantastic events throughout November and concluding the year with the Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship.
The most prestigious drifting event in the Southern Hemisphere, the two day Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship kicked off with Round 1 at Forsyth Barr Stadium on December 2 – 3.
Dunedin’s Kartsport contingent will be one of the key support attractions at the opening round of the Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs will take their round three NRL Telstra Premiership clash with the New Zealand Warriors to Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Friday March 17 (8pm kick off NZST).
The inspiring community event Relay for Life took place at Forsyth Barr Stadium over the weekend. Thank you to all the amazing teams and everyone involved!
Having sold out prior to the event, the much anticipated Dunedin Craft Beer & Food Festival was back in its fourth year, delighting beer and food enthusiasts once again!
If men are from Mars and women from Venus, the Man Cave and She Shed project at The Great Kiwi Home & Living Show illustrated the difference. The cosy and inviting She Shed, with its twinkly lights framing wide open double doors, comfy couch, mauve velvet cushions, plush carpet, pastel shades, tempting art materials and flexible space expressed what many women look for when they want some time out – quiet, tranquillity and the opportunity to do their own thing.
There was a lot of fun to be had at Light Party Dunedin yesterday!
Tonight Otago and North Harbour battled it out in the Mitre 10 Cup Championship Final.
We can’t wait to have the Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship here under the roof, Dec 2-3! To celebrate this high-octane extravaganza, we have the ultimate giveaway to get involved in!
The Red Bull Jib-Jam brought the action of the slopes indoors to Forsyth Barr Stadium last night!
DVML is pleased to report the positive results of the Economic Impact Study for the All Blacks v Wales test match held in the city on 25 June 2016. CEO Terry Davies acknowledged the fantastic result for Dunedin. “Once again the importance of major events being held in Dunedin and the rewards they bring are evident here in this excellent result. We know that the benefits are widespread during a major event weekend and Dunedin shines no matter what the weather.”
Great game under the roof last night!
The Otago Whalers kicked off their 2016 campaign with a resounding 36-10 victory over the West Coast Chargers at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday.
The guiding principles behind the creation of Forsyth Barr Stadium come from a true ‘South of the Waitaki’ approach, where business is conducted with honesty and integrity, and respect for the region and local environment is paramount.
Forsyth Barr Stadium is the world’s only permanently covered stadium to boast a natural turf playing field, designed by leading architects and incorporating a space-age transparent roof. We let the sun shine in while keeping the rain off your head. All the while our eco-friendly irrigation systems keeps the grass green under your feet.
It's hard to believe it has been five years since construction was completed and the events commenced under the roof! What an incredible five years it has been!
Today, Forsyth Barr Stadium is celebrating five years since Prime Minister John Key cut the ribbon and officially opened the Stadium in 2011.
Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium is set to add a new event in its diverse programming when it hosts the D1NZ drifters motor sport challenge in December.
We offer in-house catering of the highest standard. Sumptuous food - using seasonal produce wherever possible - presented in innovative menus is sure to tempt and impress your guests.
The Kia Toa Tigers were crowned the 2016 Otago rugby league premiers after defeating the East Coast Eagles 32-18 at Forsyth Barr Stadium to win the William "Massa'' Johnston Cup.
Kaikorai beat Dunedin 29-22 to win the premier competition for the first time since 1997.
Arrowtown Primary School dominated the Otago Regional Rippa Rugby Championships held yesterday at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, winning two of the three finals.
NZ International Science Festival Starts off with a Bang!
Menus to tempt your taste buds at the All Blacks v Wales Test Match.
What a night Dunedin!! Check out our photos of the epic scenes under the roof. Maybe you can pick yourself out of the crowd!
It was opened just over five years ago, but Forsyth Barr Stadium remains in top condition heading into Saturday's Test between the All Blacks and Wales.
Last week, the The Welsh Rugby Union announced a squad full of experience to face the All Blacks this June. Who would be your Highlanders pick to make our All Blacks squad?
Forsyth Barr Stadium voted number #1 on Newshub! This article ranks every NZ stadium that’s ever hosted a Super Rugby match and we’re proudly sitting in top spot as “the stadium of the future, right now.”
Heavy Metal legends Black Sabbath mark THE END of their Australasian tour right here at Forsyth Barr Stadium!
Follow Gus, an 8-year-old resident of Karitane, Dunedin, on his adventure at Nitro Circus on Friday the 6th February!
It’s not all rugby at the Stadium, in fact Wellington’s Phoenix football team played the Brisbane Roar under the roof shortly after opening day in August 2011, and both sides praised the playing surface and the crowd.
Entire pitch filled with food and drink stalls, entertainment, and about 5,000 very happy guests sampling the huge range of eats and beverages available.
Legendary band Fleetwood Mac sold out their November Dunedin show in less than an hour.
Behind the scenes with Vinnie Johnson - The man tasked with the job of guarding Stadium events.
We’re expecting dynamic and flamboyant football at the Stadium when the FIFA U-20 World Cup hits town from 31 May to 10 June.
A lot of work goes into keeping the turf in perfect condition for games. Kurt McLean was lucky enough to go behind the scenes for 20 days to learn all about turf management at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Warm southern welcome for royals Prince William and Princess Kate
Auckland based rugby league team the Warriors have played two games under the roof, beating fellow NRL team the Brisbane Broncos on both occasions. The first match was a pre-season trial in February 2013, the first time an NRL game was played in Dunedin, and the second one was in February 2014 when the Warriors beat the Broncos 48 – 4 and retained the Trans-Tasman Cup.
Rock and Roll legends Aerosmith rocked the part-guitar, part-spaceship stage in front of a crowd of more than 20,000 under the roof last night!
Paul Simon enchanted Dunedin tonight with a two-hour performance at Forsyth Barr Stadium that reverberated through the decades. It was a free-wheeling, homeward-bound stroll down memory lane, accompanied by one of the world's great songwriters.
Show jumping and 60s band the Hollies may sound like a strange combination but they drew the crowds to the Stadium in February 2013. Horse lovers from all over turned out to watch top horses and their riders competing for big prize money and we even managed to entice some of Australia’s best.
Not your usual sight at Forsyth Barr Stadium - Horses, stunt riders and rodeo clowns came to town for the International Rodeo.
In case the All Blacks had forgotten what real test rugby was all about, South Africa provided a timely reminder tonight in a 21-11 win to the home team.
Sir Elton John rocked and rolled Dunedin last night, in a spectacular debut international music concert at the city's Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Three months after the Stadium opened, a free variety concert was held for the community. The event was to help celebrate the 150th birthday of the Otago Daily Times, and to thank the people of Otago for their support.
Forsyth Barr Stadium hosted four Rugby World Cup matches in 2011. The scene was lively under the roof as fans poured in to cheer on their teams!