Emergency Management Southland contact advice

Emergency Management Southland (EMS) has activated an 0800 number, email address and website contact form to ensure every Southlander can access the support they need during the Covid-19 lockdown, Group Controller Angus McKay says. New Zealand is now at Alert Level 4 of the Covid-19 Response, which means anyone not involved in essential work, needs to […]

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COVID-19 Information

Invercargill City Council is delighted to be able to welcome customers back into its offices, facilities, and places people love to visit at Alert Level 2, albeit with some changes in place. Splash Palace, Invercargill Public Library, Bluff Service Centre, and the Civic Administration Building will all open their doors to the public on Thursday […]

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Splash Palace, Invercargill and Bluff Public Libraries to close

Splash Palace, along with Invercargill and Bluff libraries, will be closed to the public from the end of today. Invercargill City Council Chief Executive Clare Hadley said the decision to close these public facilities was not taken lightly, and was based on recent announcements and guidance in relation to Covid-19. “We feel this is the […]

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Roundabouts close to completion

The roads around the new Marama Roundabout have reopened. 30km/h speed limits are still in place until the contractors have completed all the minor works including top soiling and installing non regulatory road marking. This is planned to be completed by the end of next week. Work on the Rockdale Road, Tweed Street, and Oteramika […]

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Stirling Point Track reopens

Stirling Point Track is due to reopen today following the construction of a new boardwalk. A Kingtide storm event washed away a piece of the existing path at Stirling Point walkway making the existing bank unstable for public use, resulting in the construction of a new medium term boardwalk. Working closely with Heritage NZ, a […]

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Council collaboration to deliver water services being investigated

In light of the Government’s Three Waters Review, Otago and Southland councils have been discussing whether a collaborative approach to water services delivery (drinking water, storm water and wastewater) could benefit Otago and Southland communities and the environment. To explore what options may be viable for the future delivery of 3 Waters services, the councils […]

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