Tag: New Zealand

FIFA women soccer showpiece brisk ticket sale

Over half a million tickets sold for FIFA Womens WC

FIFA announced that more than 500,000 tickets were sold to fans from more than 120 countries to attend the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup™ matches in Australia and New Zealand. ‘QNA’ stated that the tournament is scheduled to take place from July 20th to August 20th, and ticket sales began... » Read more

Fixed price deal for Christchurch venue

Australia Canterbury new stadium has a fixed price now

The Te Kaha Project Delivery Limited has advised the Christchurch City Council (New Zealand) that it has succeeded in negotiating a fixed price for the multiuse arena with its lead contractor BESIX Watpac (Australian construction and civil engineering company). The Canterbury Multi-Use Arena is a... » Read more

New Zealand sports venues’ COVID rules eased

Capacity increase for New Zealand venues

The Government of New Zealand is scrapping the limit on outdoor gatherings from March 25th and has revealed the end of vaccine pass use and mandates for some industries from next month. The ‘New Zealand Herald’ stated that the number of people allowed gathering inside increases from 100 to 200... » Read more

Stadia ace to oversee Canterbury Arena work

Chief Executive appointed to deliver Canterbury mulit-use arena

The former Chief Executive of New Zealand property development and investment specialists Ngāi Tahu Property, David Kennedy, has been appointed Chief Executive of Te Kaha Project Delivery Limited – the company overseeing the delivery of Te Kaha – Canterbury Multi-Use Arena. Kennedy... » Read more

Canterbury Arena initial designs approved

New Zealand Christchurch stadium preliminary design

Preliminary designs for the Canterbury Multi-Use Arena (Christchurch, New Zealand) have been approved, clearing the way for work to begin on the next phase of the design development. The ‘Christchurch City Council’ quoted Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel as stating, “We are delighted with... » Read more

New Zealand Omicron outbreak hit sport events

Strict rules apply on venues in New Zealand

Looking to manage the outbreak of the Omicron variant in the community, the New Zealand Government has introduced ‘red traffic light’ restrictions that will impact sporting activities across the nation. The Omicron variant is wreaking havoc in the country. New Zealand has recorded 15,104 COVID... » Read more

Canterbury Arena first design unfolded

New Zealand Canterbury Arena design published

The classy new fully enclosed arena is being delivered for the Christchurch City Council (New Zealand) by the Kōtui team, led by BESIX Watpac (Australian construction and civil engineering company). The ‘BESIX Watpac’ stated that the versatile multiuse venue will seat 30,000 fans in sporting... » Read more