Deputy Mayor to jump out of a plane for charity

Deputy Mayor Toni Biddle is set to leap out of a plane for a good cause. Cr Biddle has accepted the challenge to skydive for the Graeme Dingle Foundation, a brave decision considering she is not a fan of heights. “I struggle with heights, looking out the window from the top of the admin building […]

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Cemetery tours a success

By Ricky Mulqueen Cemetery Team Leader On Sunday the Bluff History Group led a tour of Old Bluff Cemetery as part of our Cemeteries and Crematoria Week events. About 100 people turned up and were divided into two groups, with local historian Jan Mitchell and Bluff Maritime Museum Curator Trish Birch taking the tours. We […]

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Feedback on Council’s LGOIMA practices called for

The Chief Ombudsman recently commenced a self-initiated investigation into the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (LGOIMA) policies and practices within our Council. As part of this, Council staff have been asked to complete a survey regarding internal practices. The Ombudsman also wants to hear from the public about their experiences with ICC […]

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Photos: First Council meeting at Murihiku Marae

The newly elected Mayor and Councillors were sworn in at the first Council meeting of the triennium at Murihiku Marae on Tuesday, October 29. The meeting schedule for the rest of 2019 will be uploaded to Council’s website soon, with meetings expected to begin at a new time of 3pm. Keep an eye on www.icc.govt.nz/your-council/meetings-agendas […]

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ICC Labour Day Closing Hours

The Invercargill City Council administration building will close for Labour Day, Monday October 28 and reopens at 8am Tuesday, 29 October. For Council emergencies and urgent enquiries. Invercargill and Bluff. Telephone 211 1679 at any time.

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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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