Invercargill wins big at national awards

Invercargill residents have another reason to be proud of the city they call home, after receiving two major honours at the national landscape awards. Invercargill’s City Streets Upgrade project and the Sandy Point Domain Masterplan both received an Award of Excellence, at the NZ Institute of Landscape Architecture Awards at The Beehive in Wellington on […]

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Invercargill’s first youth festival to be held

Invercargill’s first youth focussed festival is set to be held on Saturday. The Block Takeover Youth Festival, which is being held in collaboration with Youthline, Number 10 Youth One Stop Shop, South Alive and Te Rourou One Foundation,is aimed at connecting rangatahi with youth support services and networks. Held at the Civic Theatre on 18 […]

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ICC Risk and Assurance Chair to resign

The chair of Invercargill City Council’s Risk and Assurance Committee Bruce Robertson has tendered his resignation. Robertson, who became chair of the committee in 2019 said he had enjoyed his time in the role. “It has been a privilege to serve the community and the councillors through what has been an eventful period of political […]

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Nominations in for the 2024 Civic Awards

Invercargill City Council has received nine nominations for the Council’s Civic Awards, recognising unsung heroes who are making a difference in our community. Councillors agreed to reinstate the awards this year – previously, Council handed out 73 award honours between 1984 and 2016. The 2024 nominations – which closed on Friday, April 12 – spanned […]

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Safety upgrades to Lindisfarne and Yarrow streets intersection to begin

Major works to improve the safety of a high-crash intersection in Invercargill will begin on Monday. The works will include the installation of a new set of traffic signals and improvements to the pedestrian crossing facilities and cycling infrastructure. It will also include new drainage, kerbs and channels, chipsealing and asphalting. Invercargill City Council Group […]

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