District Plan becomes operative

By Liz Devery Senior Policy Planner The Council, at its meeting earlier this month, gave final approval to the Invercargill City District Plan. The Plan is officially operative today, meaning that the 2005 District Plan has been replaced in its entirety. A full review of the District Pan began at the start of 2011, with […]

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Parks consultation going well

Initial consultation to help the Parks and Recreation team draft a strategy for our city’s parks and reserves is going strong. Parks and Recreation staff have visited schools, held workshops, and hosted drop-in sessions, as well as issuing a survey to ICC staff and the public. More than 120 Council staff responded to the survey, […]

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Indian Independence day marked at Council

Council and Indian Community Southland joined together on Thursday morning to celebrate Indian Independence Day, August 15. Despite true Southland winter weather, there was a good turn out for the ceremony outside the Civic Administration Building. His Worship the Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt attended the event as chief guest and was welcomed in the traditional […]

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Council approves investment in City Block

The Invercargill City Council has unanimously voted to invest up to $30 million in the City Block Development. Councillors considered all the material, including hundreds of submissions, due diligence reports, and financial information during a meeting held on Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 August. The decision means Invercargill City Council will invest $25 million in […]

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Take the Parks and Recreation Survey

Our Parks and Recreation team want to know what your big dream is for our parks and reserves! Your feedback will help inform the Parks and Recreation Strategy, a public document which will guide our team in managing our green spaces! The survey is live, and can be accessed here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W89BSYV If you’d rather have a […]

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Cold weather but warm welcome for students 

Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt and Councillors welcomed teachers and students from Kumagaya Prefectural Girls’ High School to Invercargill at a mayoral reception on Tuesday. The 20 students are being hosted by sister school, Southland Girls’ High School, and will be in Invercargill for 10 days, attending school and enjoying cultural activities. They are one of […]

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