Tag: New Zealand

Rachel Taulelei new Chair of Sky Stadium

New Zealand Sky Stadium new chair person

Rachel Taulelei has been appointed Chair of Sky Stadium in New Zealand. An announcement in this regard was made by the Wellington Regional Stadium Trust on Thursday. She will assume the role of Chair from July 1st, 2021. ‘Sky Stadium’ stated that Taulelei has been a Trustee of Sky Stadium for... » Read more

Kiwis groove to Six60 soulful numbers

50000 fans at Eden Park concert

Music buffs thronged Eden Park (New Zealand) on April 24th to listen to the five-piece New Zealand band Six60 and the latter boasted more fans than perhaps any other band in a live setting in the world since the COVID-19 tragedy unfolded in 2019. And Eden Park throbbed with live music while the... » Read more

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

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