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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Council approves investment in City Block

The Invercargill City Council has unanimously voted to invest up to $30 million in the City Block Development. Councillors considered all the material, including hundreds of submissions, due diligence reports, and financial information during a meeting held on Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 August. The decision means Invercargill City Council will invest $25 million in […]

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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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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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City block consultation going strong

  More than 300 people have had their say on the city block development investment proposal – have you had yours? The Invercargill City Council is currently in consultation with the community about whether it should invest up to $30 million in the city block development. Council Strategy and Policy Manager Melissa Brook said so […]

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