Kelvin St to close as trees removed

Invercargill City Council Parks and Recreation staff are proactively removing trees along the western boundary of Queens Park from Avenal Street to Guthrie Lane next week. This follows on from similar work completed in July 2021 and is guided by the ICC Tree Plan 2020, which details Council’s long-term strategy in ensuring the sustainability of […]

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New speed limits in place from Friday

New speed limits will appear in parts of Invercargill from Friday, with a focus on improving safety on our city streets. The Roading and Traffic Bylaw 2022, adopted by Invercargill City Council on May 24, comes into force on 1 July and aims to make it safer for all those travelling on city roads whether […]

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Pool to reopen with Splash bash

There’s a party at Splash Palace and everyone’s invited. Splash Palace is hosting a week of celebrations from Monday, July 4 to mark the reopening of the pool, which has been closed for planned maintenance since early June. The celebrations include several special deals, including free hydroslide passes, free swim school lessons and discounted memberships. […]

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Library fines scrapped

Fines for late books are being scrapped at Invercargill City Libraries and Archives from next month. From Friday 1 July library users will no longer have to pay overdue library fees and all historical fines will be wiped. Council Libraries Manager Marianne Foster said statistics from both Aotearoa and overseas showed library fines were a […]

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Come PLAY at He Waka Tuia

It’s playtime at He Waka Tuia. PLAY, opening to the public at He Waka Tuia in Don St on Saturday 18 June, is an exhibition developed for tamariki, rangatahi and the young at heart.   He Waka Tuia is a museum and art space that is a joint initiative between the Invercargill Public Art Gallery […]

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Council hopefuls invited to information session

People interested in running for Invercargill City Council are invited to an information session next week to find out what’s involved in the job. The Local Government election to elect 12 Councillors and the Mayor for Invercargill city will take place in October this year. The Council’s candidate information session is on Wednesday 22 June […]

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