City block consultation going strong

  More than 300 people have had their say on the city block development investment proposal – have you had yours? The Invercargill City Council is currently in consultation with the community about whether it should invest up to $30 million in the city block development. Council Strategy and Policy Manager Melissa Brook said so […]

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World Refugee Day – June 20

EARLIER this year, in March, marked one yearsince Invercargill became home for many Colombian refugees. Next week, Thursday, June 20, is World Refugee Day. Here are three ways anyone can support World Refugee Day: 1. Volunteer your time with a community group or organisation supporting refugees. 2. Donate to a community group or organisation supporting […]

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Election candidates called for

Do you feel strongly about the future of your city? Now is your chance to give local politics a go and have your say. This October, the city will elect its Mayor and 12 Councillors for the Invercargill City Council. ICC is also managing the election process for the Bluff Community Board, where five people […]

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Stars aligning for Matariki

A new group, Murihiku Matariki, approached Council earlier this year to offer guidance and assistance in planning the festival. Murihiku Matariki’s members include community and culturally-minded people from a wide range of organisations within Southland, including Arts Murihiku, Venture Southland, Invercargill Public Library, Sport Southland, and Invercargill Public Art Gallery. Group member Jay Coote said […]

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