The Community Development activity helps groups and organisations develop opportunities within the community. It also advocates for particular services for the community.
Staff give advice and information on projects, administer funding programmes and co-ordinate projects such as Safer City and the Youth Council. The section is also involved in with attracting conferences to the city, and it organises several regional/national events.
A safe community is a liveable community, where people can go about their daily activities in an environment without fear, risk of harm or injury.
Bluff, which has population of about 1800, has a Community Board to help promote and enhance the area for residents and visitors.
For a relaxed lifestyle and southern hospitality Invercargill is the place to visit, live and raise a family. Welcome to our rather special part of the world!
New citizens swear oaths of allegiance* at these ceremonies and are presented with their citizenship certificates, usually by Mayor Tim Shadbolt.