Community helps shape Invercargill City Centre Master Plan

A wide range of community groups, city organisations, businesses, iwi and individuals have had their say in the initial stages of the Invercargill City Centre Master Plan process over the past three months. The groups and individuals were part of a Project Working Group set up to provide community input to the process. Feedback was […]

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ICC helps heritage building owners secure Govt funding

Ensuring our city centre’s heritage buildings are safe just became a little less costly for some building owners, thanks to government funding secured with support from Invercargill City Council. Associate Minister for Arts, Culture, and Heritage Grant Robertson earlier this week announced more than $300,000 in funding for Invercargill heritage buildings as part of the […]

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Council to contribute $40.5m to City Block

The Invercargill City Council will contribute a total of $40.5 million in the city block development, in recognition of the community wellbeing outcomes the project offers. Councillors approved its funding contribution at an extraordinary meeting on Wednesday, 8 June, after a series of funding announcements and changes. In May 2020, Council had consulted with the […]

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Work to begin at Rugby Park

Progress is being made towards the removal of toxic mould at Rugby Park, despite delays due to structural concerns and the COVID-19 lockdown. In February, Invercargill City Council resolved to undertake work to remove the mould, retest the environment, and complete restoration work, which would enable Rugby Southland staff and Rugby Southland Supporters Club to […]

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Boost for Southland tourism

A significant allocation of funding for Southland’s Regional Tourism Organisations (RTOs) is set to play a pivotal role in the sector’s rebuild. Today the Government announced up to $20.2 million has been made available for the countries 31 RTOs as part of the $400 million Tourism Recovery Fund. This includes Great South as Southland’s Regional […]

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