Forsyth Barr Stadium

New Zealand's newest, largest
and most versatile indoor events arena. Perfect for conferences, meetings and more

With its unbeatable atmosphere as the world's only fully-roofed natural turf stadium, this is a truly modern, unique and inspiring venue. Forsyth Barr Stadium is not just a stadium but a truely multipurpose facility.

Over 27 unique spaces to meet all requirements

Events suited to this versatile venue:

  • Concerts and performances
  • Cultural events
  • Sporting events
  • Tradeshows and expos
  • New Zealand conference venue, both large and small
  • Gala dinners and cocktail functions

The main stadium is the obvious choice for large capacity events such as major expos and concerts.

For events, meetings and conferences where the main pitch would be too large, there's a variety of smaller suites and lounges to offer the perfect setup within this architectural icon.

There's also a large, fully-roofed event space that can be configured to your specifications for cocktail functions, banquets, smaller concerts and tradeshows.

Special features

  • The world's only stadium with natural turf under a permanent transparent roof
  • Designed by internationally acclaimed architects Populous
  • A variety of function rooms with generous ceiling heights, natural light and fantastic views
  • Wheelchair and double lift access to all levels


Forsyth Barr Stadium is on Anzac Avenue, overlooking Dunedin's harbour and adjacent to the prestigious University of Otago campus.

It's a 5 minute drive (or 15 minute walk) from the CBD, and just a 40 minute drive from Dunedin International Airport.

Want to find out more about the Stadium?

If you would like to find out more about the Stadium, visit the Forsyth Barr Stadium website.
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