Chinese Garden development continues

Earlier in 2019 Council committed to commencing construction on the Chinese Garden to an amended design that would fit with the original planned budget, yet also be in keeping with the original design intent. Since this time the Parks and Recreation Team have been busy at work with key elements of the project now either […]

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Diversions for Bond Street roundabout renewal

Our contractors will be renewing the asphalt on the Bond Street roundabout next week.   This means there will be diversions, road closures, and temporary speed limits in place.   For those of you heading to the airport to catch a flight, please make sure you allow extra time for the diversion!   Note the […]

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Council committed to City Block Development

The Invercargill City Council has reaffirmed its commitment to the City Block Development, following the withdrawal of one of the project’s investors. On Tuesday afternoon, Council received confirmation that Geoff Thomson had withdrawn from the development, and will make no further investment. However, Mr Thomson has offered to leave his previous investments in HWCP for […]

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Saniya’s dedication to safer communities recognised

Invercargill City Council’s Community Development Officer, Saniya Thompson, has been recognised for her commitment to helping Southland create safer communities. While attending the Safe Communities National Hui in Wellington earlier this week, Saniya was announced as a Safe Communities Foundation New Zealand (SCFNZ) Safe Community Award winner, “in recognition of the outstanding leadership and support […]

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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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