Tag: New Zealand


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


Australia, Kiwis land FIFA Women’s World Cup™

FIFA Women World Cup 2023 decision

The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup™ promises to be eventful at multiple levels. On June 25th it was announced that Australia and New Zealand will stage the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup™. This means that this edition of the Women’s World Cup will be the first in the Southern Hemisphere,... » Read more


New Zealand stadium chock-a-block with fans

New Zealand Eden Park back with fans

With New Zealand tasting success in totally wiping out coronavirus, it became one of the first countries last weekend to welcome fans back in full strength to sporting events. The game of rugby made its return to New Zealand full house with fans cheering their favorite clubs in person. There is no... » Read more


Fans may return to New Zealand stadia fold

New Zealand Sky Stadium

It is very likely that professional sport in New Zealand will welcome fans back to the stadium fold as early as next week with the Government all set to decide whether to lift all social distancing restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 bane which has caused upheaval globally. New Zealand Prime... » Read more


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