Councils collaborate to promote election participation

With Local Government elections fast approaching, Southland Councils are banding together to encourage as many people as possible to get involved in the democratic process, as well as encouraging people to vote. Invercargill City Council, Southland District Council, Gore District Council, and Environment Southland are coming together in collaboration for Vote Murihiku 2022 to encourage […]

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Feedback sought on draft annual plan

Invercargill City Council wants to hear the community’s views as its Annual Plan sees an adjustment from the Long-term Plan due to changes in the economic environment and new project work including City Streets Stage 2 and the Museum project. Consultation is now open on the Draft Annual Plan 2022/23, which outlines what Invercargill City […]

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Feedback sought on museum rebuild options

The Invercargill community will this month be asked their views on options identified for the future of the region’s museum. Invercargill City Council committed in its Long Term Plan 2021-2031 to invest $39.4 million to redevelop the region’s museum and art gallery and agreed to review whether a new building would better meet the region’s […]

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Residents survey underway

Invercargill residents are being asked about how they think Council is doing in the 2022 Invercargill City Council Residents Survey. A pamphlet explaining how to take part in the online survey was sent to residents this month. The survey asks respondents to rate various aspects of different council facilities, asks about infrastructure, services and about […]

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Invercargill City Council’s annual report released

The Invercargill City Council’s Annual Report has reconfirmed its strong financial position. Council this week adopted its annual report at an extraordinary meeting of the Risk and Assurance Committee. Council Group Manager Finance and Assurance Michael Day said the report confirms Council’s commitment to maintaining financial prudence. “Together with our recent AA+ Fitch Rating, we […]

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Invercargill City Council to introduce requirement for vaccination passes

Invercargill City Council has amended the requirement for COVID-19 vaccination passes at some of its facilities and services. Vaccination passes will be required to access the Invercargill City Libraries and Archives, Splash Palace, He Waka Tuia and the Council Chambers from Monday 13 December. The requirement for vaccination passes at parts of the Civic Theatre […]

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