Council marks passing of Her Majesty The Queen

Invercargill City Council is preparing to officially mark the passing of Her Majesty The Queen. It was announced by Buckingham Palace that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passed away on 8 September 2022 (GMT) at Balmoral. His Worship the Mayor Tim Shadbolt was the first to sign the city’s condolences book at Council’s Civic Administration […]

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City’s stories safeguarded by project

Invercargill City Council’s mission to digitise tens of thousands of paper property files will be celebrated this week at the opening of the exedee Invercargill Digitisation Centre.  The 33,000 Council property files, currently housed in the basement of the Civic Administration Building, are being scanned and digitally recorded by digitisation specialists exedee, whose Invercargill office […]

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Council files going digital

Residents wanting information held on Invercargill City Council property files will enjoy much faster service in the future as the city’s property files go digital. Council’s property files are currently housed in the basement of the Central Administration Building and comprise thousands of paper files which are accessed daily by Council staff as well as […]

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Councillors to consider change to rates increase

Invercargill City Councillors are set to consider a change to the proposed rates increase following feedback from the community. While a rates increase of 7.78 per cent had been originally forecast in the Council’s draft Annual Plan, it has been revised to a 7.15 per cent increase. A report outlining options for further reducing the […]

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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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