Candidates for Invercargill City Council by-election announced

Nominations for next year’s Invercargill City Council by-election closed at 12 noon today. The confirmed list of candidates is; Wade Devine Tom Downey Simon Edwards Bernadine Goldsmith Wayne Harpur Carl Heenan Marcus Lush Kevin Mulrooney David Pottinger Michael Morris, Deputy Electoral Officer, is delighted with the high interest in the position left vacant in October […]

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ICC staff to wear body cameras

Frontline Invercargill City Council staff have a new look, sporting the latest in body camera technology. Since 21 December the ICC compliance officers have been equipped with body cameras when out on jobs. The cameras underwent a trial period earlier in the year with council staff receiving training, and guidelines for their use. Staff will […]

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Nominations for City Council by-election close next week

A by-election will be held on 17 February next year to fill the extra-ordinary vacancy left by Cr Toni Biddle following her resignation earlier this year. Nominations for the by-election close next week on 22 December 2020. Deputy Electoral Officer Michael Morris said the nominations would close at noon on Tuesday 22 December 2020. ‘Nomination […]

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New Exhibitions for He Waka Tuia

A change is as good as a holiday and that’s just what Invercargill is getting when new exhibitions are unveiled at He Waka Tuia Art + Museum on Kelvin St. Two new sets of work from Michele Beevors and Tom Fox will be gracing the space just in time for Christmas. Michele Beevors, whose previous […]

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ICC Community Wellbeing Fund opens

Invercargill City Council is pleased to announce the opening of its new funding pool: The Community Wellbeing Fund. The fund will be launched on 14 December, with the first round closing on 29 January 2021. The Community Wellbeing Fund replaces the previous Council funds, the Community Grants Fund, the Neighbourhood Fund, the Iconic Events and […]

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Crematorium to use eco-friendly urns

The Southland Crematorium has changed from plastic urns to sustainably sourced wooden urns. The new wooden urns are made in New Zealand from untreated pine sourced from sawmills that have Forest Stewardship Council ‘Chain of Custody Certification’. This means that their timber products must be from a responsibly managed forest. We believe the move away […]

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