New Te Unua Museum of Southland Director welcomed to Invercargill

The new Museum Director for Invercargill’s Te Unua Museum of Southland has been officially welcomed to the city in a mihi whakatau. Te Unua Museum of Southland is part of Invercargill City Council’s Project 1225 development, which also includes the recently-completed Te Pātaka Taoka Southern Regional Collections Facility and a specialist tuatara enclosure within the […]

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Main contractor for new Invercargill museum on board

The rebuild of Invercargill’s museum is full steam ahead, with the local branch of Naylor Love officially joining the project as its main contractor. Invercargill City Council’s Project 1225 involves the creation of three new cultural facilities for the city: the recently-completed Te Pātaka Taoka regional museum collection storage facility, a specialist tuatara enclosure within […]

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Te Unua Museum of Southland Museum Director appointed

Invercargill’s museum redevelopment has been given another major boost, with the appointment of its director made official. Invercargill City Council Chief Executive Michael Day said he was pleased to announce that Eloise Wallace has been appointed to the position of Museum Director for the city’s new cultural facility, Te Unua Museum of Southland. “Eloise comes […]

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Future of Wachner Pl, Esk St West under consideration

The Invercargill City Council is asking the community for feedback on further inner city redevelopment. In a report presented to Council on Tuesday, the Moving forward with City Block and City Centre Streets Consultation Document offers three unique yet adjacent points for the community to consider; a financing restructure for the Invercargill Central Mall, the […]

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Stead St Stopbank project finalist in Excellence Awards

Two Invercargill City Council projects have been named as finalists in the IPWEA NZ Asset Management Excellence Awards 2023. The Invercargill Speed Management and Stead Street Stopbank Upgrade projects have been recognised in the awards, held by the Institute of Public Works Engineers Australasia – New Zealand (IPWEA NZ). IPWEA – NZ is the industry […]

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“Once-in-a-generation” project complete

Work on Invercargill’s Stead Street Stopbank Upgrade is officially complete. Mana whenua were joined by Deputy Mayor Tom Campbell, Council staff, contractors and guests for a whakawātea and blessing on Thursday 27 April to celebrate the completion of a “once-in-a-generation” project. Invercargill City Council started work in 2021 to upgrade the Stead St stopbank with […]

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