Parks team to mark World Ranger Day

WORLD Ranger Day is recognised on 31 July, acknowledging the critical work of rangers on the frontline of conservation across the globe. For us, it’s a chance to celebrate the amazing things that our hardworking rangers do across Aotearoa all year round. Our plan for World Ranger Day: Friday 26 July – Money collected through […]

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Consultation underway for draft Local Alcohol Policy

Invercargill and Southland residents are encouraged to have their say on the Draft Combined Local Alcohol Policy, which is out for consultation now. The policy, which is shared by Invercargill City and Southland District Councils, will replace the first Combined LAP that became operative in in 2016. Invercargill City Council Acting Environmental Health Manager Michael […]

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Windsor works progress celebrated

Windsor Street came alive on Saturday thanks to the teams from Healthy Families, Wilson Contractors, Humes, the Windsor Business Group, and Invercargill City Council. From playing with spare parts, to face painting, sausage sizzles, and more, young and old celebrated the progression of the foul sewer and stormwater main project – and took up the […]

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Community Grants applications close this month

Applications for the first round of Community Grants for this year close on 31 July. Council may allocate grants to support organisations, projects and activities in the Arts and Culture, Community Development, Environment, Heritage and Sport and Recreation sectors. The grant allocated by Council can be spent on salaries and administration costs, marketing, equipment hire, […]

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Don Street review complete

The Invercargill City Council has heard, and accepted, it needs to improve its governance oversight of major projects, Chief Executive Clare Hadley says. Mrs Hadley’s comments come following the key findings of an independent review of the Don Street development. Council undertook the development of the commercial building between 2014 and 2018. However Mrs Hadley […]

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