Forsyth Barr Stadium to stay for another 10 years!

Thursday October 29, 2020

Forsyth Barr have committed to another 10 year partnership agreement with our stadium.

Behind the scenes of the Forsyth Barr Stadium turf renovation

Wednesday December 4, 2019

The Stadium turf renovation was a public affair with over 100 people joining us to sow the seeds of the new turf.

👑 JUST ANNOUNCED: Queen + Adam Lambert - The Rhapsody Tour is heading to Dunedin for the FIRST TIME EVER in February 2020!

Tuesday April 9, 2019

Hitting Forsyth Barr Stadium on 10 February 2020, The Rhapsody Tour is a gigantic stadium event with spectacular brand new production.

Review: Eagles - World Tour 2019

Monday March 4, 2019

What an incredible night under the roof or 'The Greenhouse' as Don Henley dubbed it. Quintessential American rock band Eagles played hit after hit to a crowd of over 33,000.

Ed Sheeran’s Economic Bonanza injects $37.9 million for Dunedin

Friday May 25, 2018

Survey results of Ed Sheeran’s three concerts at Forsyth Barr Stadium over the Easter break have now been compiled. The overall outcomes are fantastic with the city receiving a massive injection of almost $38 million to Dunedin’s economy.

Kendrick Lamar will perform under the roof this July!

Wednesday April 25, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that Pulitzer Prize winner Kendrick Lamar will perform under the roof on Tuesday 17 July 2018.

Download the app for everything Ed!

Thursday March 22, 2018

Forsyth Barr Stadium will feature on the My Little Local App with all you need to know for the Ed Sheeran concerts this Easter weekend.

Recap: Outstanding performance from Robbie Williams under the roof!

Monday February 19, 2018

Charismatic and witty Williams had the crowd in the palm of his hand the entire Heavy Entertainment Show on Saturday night at Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Robbie Williams - Here's all you need to know!

Saturday February 17, 2018

Robbie Williams will be hitting the stage in Dunedin on Saturday. Here's some helpful information to help you enjoy the evening!

Outer Limits Festival under the roof at ORI '18

Wednesday January 31, 2018

Live Nation, CRS and OUSA have put their heads together to create Outer Limits Festival, a brand new event just for Dunedin. 

Spectacular performance from rock legend Roger Waters!

Wednesday January 31, 2018

Roger Waters solo tour, Us + Them was an unforgettable show under the roof in Dunedin. Concert goers of all ages were treated to an incredible, audiovisual spectacular.

The Great Kiwi Home & Living Show

Wednesday November 8, 2017

The Great Kiwi Home & Living Show was back at Forsyth Barr Stadium for the weekend of November 4th and 5th with great entertainment and happy winners of some amazing prizes!

The Great Kiwi Home & Living Show, November 4 -5

Saturday November 4, 2017

Tickets have been released for this year's Great Kiwi Home & Living Show which will be held at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 November 2017. 

Tennis Hot Shots Fun Day and Tournament

Thursday September 21, 2017

Tennis Otago hosted the first ever tennis event under the roof on Sunday, September 17!

South Island Record Broken!

Thursday September 14, 2017

Last Sunday, the Dunedin EV Big Day Out was held at Forsyth Barr Stadium. The South Island record for number of electric vehicles in one place was broken with a grand total of 135 electric vehicles!

The Dunedin Craft Beer & Food Festival sells out with two months to go!

Wednesday September 13, 2017

The Dunedin Craft Beer & Food Festival has become a staple on the annual events calendar for the Otago region. After selling out two days prior to the event in 2016, tickets have now been snapped up over two months in advance of this year’s event showing the popularity and demand the festival holds.   

Robbie Williams heading to Dunedin!

Friday September 1, 2017

It's official! We are thrilled to announce that Robbie Williams is to descend on Forsyth Barr Stadium in February 2018!

ROGER WATERS to play at Forsyth Barr Stadium! 

Thursday August 31, 2017

Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters will play under the roof on January 30, 2018 as part of US + THEM tour!

The countdown is on to kick off under the roof!

Tuesday August 22, 2017

Forsyth Barr Stadium is going to be buzzing on Saturday night when the All Blacks take on Australia in the second match of the Bledisloe Cup. 

Stevie Nicks to play under the roof with the legendary Pretenders!

Thursday August 10, 2017

Get ready for some Rock and Roll! 

 Highlanders v The British & Irish Lions

Tuesday June 13, 2017

It was a win for the Highlanders by the narrowest of margins!

Bulldogs v Warriors - your pre-match information

Monday March 13, 2017

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!  

Tickets on sale NOW for Bulldogs v Warriors

Thursday February 16, 2017

Get your tickets now for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v New Zealand Warriors on Friday 17 March. 

The Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championships

Saturday December 3, 2016

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.

Bulldogs to take round 3 home match to Forsyth Barr Stadium 

Thursday November 24, 2016

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).

Relay for Life Dunedin, 2016

Monday November 21, 2016

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!

The Dunedin Craft Beer & Food Festival 2016

Saturday November 12, 2016

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!

Celebrating the Good Life in Dunedin

Thursday November 10, 2016

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.

Dunedin Light Party 2016

Tuesday November 1, 2016

There was a lot of fun to be had at Light Party Dunedin yesterday! 

Win the Ultimate Fan Prize Pack for You and 3 Mates!

Wednesday September 28, 2016

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!

Red Bull Jib-Jam

Thursday September 22, 2016

The Red Bull Jib-Jam brought the action of the slopes indoors to Forsyth Barr Stadium last night!

Big win for Otago in first home game of the season!

Friday August 26, 2016

Great game under the roof last night!

Whalers start campaign with sound win

Monday August 22, 2016

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.

Forsyth Barr Stadium Eco Features

Wednesday August 10, 2016

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.

Construction Facts and Figures

Wednesday August 10, 2016

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.

Forsyth Barr Stadium Marks 5th Birthday!

Friday August 5, 2016

Today, Forsyth Barr Stadium is celebrating five years since Prime Minister John Key cut the ribbon and officially opened the Stadium in 2011.

Diverse attractions underpin success of Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium

Tuesday August 2, 2016

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.


Wednesday July 20, 2016

Flume kick's off his World Tour at Forsyth Barr Stadium!

All Blacks v Wales Steinlager Series Test Match

Saturday June 25, 2016

What a night Dunedin!! Check out our photos of the epic scenes under the roof. Maybe you can pick yourself out of the crowd!

Forsyth Barr Stadium in prime condition for final All Blacks test

Thursday June 23, 2016

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.

Bringing Magic to Dunedin

Wednesday June 22, 2016

Meet the new Dunedin Venues CEO, Terry Davies

Voted №1 Stadium!

Tuesday May 17, 2016

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.”

Gathered in Their Masses for Black Sabbath Tour

Saturday April 30, 2016

Heavy Metal legends Black Sabbath mark THE END of their Australasian tour right here at Forsyth Barr Stadium!

The Beautiful Game in a Beautiful Setting

Monday February 1, 2016

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.

Movie Magic !

Saturday December 5, 2015

One Hundred and One Dalmatians under the roof!

Paradise for Craft Beer and Food Enthusiasts

Friday December 4, 2015

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.

Fleetwood Mac Sellout Show

Wednesday November 18, 2015

Legendary band Fleetwood Mac sold out their November Dunedin show in less than an hour.

Keeping Our Stadium on Guard

Monday November 2, 2015

Behind the scenes with Vinnie Johnson - The man tasked with the job of guarding Stadium events.

FIFA U20 World Cup 2015

Wednesday June 10, 2015

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.

Regal Royal Fun Day

Sunday April 13, 2014

Warm southern welcome for royals Prince William and Princess Kate

League Enticed to Dunedin

Sunday February 23, 2014

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 on Stage

Thursday April 25, 2013

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 charms Dunedin crowd

Monday April 8, 2013

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.

Horse Hooves Under the Roof

Friday February 1, 2013

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.

International Rodeo under the roof!

Saturday November 17, 2012

Not your usual sight at Forsyth Barr Stadium - Horses, stunt riders and rodeo clowns came to town for the International Rodeo.

All Blacks hold off Springboks

Monday September 17, 2012

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.

Rocketman rocks Dunedin in spectacular show

Saturday November 26, 2011

Sir Elton John rocked and rolled Dunedin last night, in a spectacular debut international music concert at the city's Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Big Night In

Saturday November 12, 2011

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.

Rugby World Cup 2011

Sunday October 2, 2011

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!

Forsyth Barr Stadium Open for Business

Friday August 5, 2011

Forsyth Barr Stadium was officially opened this morning with a Mana Whenua dawn blessing performed by local iwi and attended by Prime Minister, John Key.