Tag: New Zealand


FIFA women soccer spectacle venues declared

FIFA Womens World Cup 2023 stadiums announced

The first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup™ to be held in the southern hemisphere feels a step closer following the announcement of the Host City and stadia that will welcome the world in 2023. ‘FIFA.com’ stated that 10 stadia across nine cities were revealed early on April 2nd as Australia and... » Read more


It’s ‘music’ to the ears for Kiwis

New Zealand Eden Park will host concerts in the future

‘If music be the food of love play on’ – Shakespeare’s famous line from ‘Twelfth Night’ will hold true for Eden Park, New Zealand’s largest sports stadium at capital Auckland, where music will henceforth play on for six concerts in a year, with concomitant surge in revenue, as the... » Read more


Dunedin venue retain Forsyth Barr name

New Zealand Forsyth Barr stadium naming rights

New Zealand investment firm Forsyth Barr has renewed an agreement for naming rights to the home stadium of Super Rugby team the Highlanders. The Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin (New Zealand) serves as the residence of the Highlanders. The Dunedin venue has been known as Forsyth Barr Stadium since... » Read more


Crown-City Council to fund Christchurch venue

New Zealand Christchurch new stadium funding

The Christchurch City Council in New Zealand and the Crown has agreed to jointly inject funds for a new stadium in the City. Both parties agreed to pump in a total of NZ$473 million towards the cost of building the new venue. The Council has committed $253 million and the Crown $220 million. Early... » Read more


Fiscal boost for Yarrow Stadium facelift

New Zealand New Plymoth Yarrow Stadium

The New Zealand Government has put in capital infusion of $20 million to rehabilitate New Plymouth’s Yarrow Stadium. Yarrow Stadium in New Zealand conforms to the International Rugby Board’s ‘clean stadium’ policy. The venue was first developed as a rugby ground in 1931, with the first... » Read more


Spark Arena (spark) up Kiwis’ lives

New Zealand Aukland Spark Arena

Spark Arena in Auckland (New Zealand) has resumed staging concerts after having played a key role as a food distributor during Auckland’s COVID-19 response over the last three months. With this, it has brought (spark) back to Kiwis’ lives in a COVID-19 world, especially for music... » Read more


Eden Park spruce-up ahead of showpiece events

New Zealand Eden Park with government backing

Ahead of hosting three women’s World Cup events, the New Zealand Government has allocated an initial NZ$7.3m (£3.8m/€4.2m/$4.8m) to give a shot in the arm to the country’s sports facilities. Sports Minister Grant Robertson gave out details of the first major release of funding, NZ$80m, from... » Read more


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