Estuary clean up by contractors

Contractors, subcontractors and staff working on the Stead Street Stopbank Upgrade worked on something a little different on Monday. Invercargill City Council is upgrading the Stead St and Cobbe Rd stopbanks with a sheet pile wall and earthen embankment to protect the city, the Invercargill Airport and critical infrastructure from extreme weather events, sea level […]

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Feedback sought on museum rebuild options

The Invercargill community will this month be asked their views on options identified for the future of the region’s museum. Invercargill City Council committed in its Long Term Plan 2021-2031 to invest $39.4 million to redevelop the region’s museum and art gallery and agreed to review whether a new building would better meet the region’s […]

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Community feedback invited on next steps for city development

The Invercargill community is being invited to give feedback on the next steps for the inner city redevelopment. Work to rejuvenate and rebuild the Invercargill CBD began in 2020, after Invercargill City Council committed to the Invercargill Central development, a centre comprising retail, food and beverage, offices and car parking. Council is also upgrading the […]

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Esk St works recommence

Works to upgrade Esk St in Invercargill have recommenced as part of the project to build a more attractive city centre. Works in Esk St were suspended late last year after some samples of bone and other artefacts discovered by site heritage experts unexpectedly changed colour, triggering testing. Invercargill City Council is upgrading the inner […]

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Gostelow Park officially opened

Gostelow Park has been officially opened at a ceremony in Otatara today. A new community pump track was built on the corner of Oreti Rd and Dunns Rd to honour the legacy of Otatara man Derek Gostelow and his family. Mr Gostelow, a former resident, left $90,000 in his will for the Invercargill City Council […]

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Work to safely continue in Esk St

Minor work has been able to continue on the Esk St City Streets Upgrade site this week. Progress on the Invercargill City Council’s work to upgrade Esk St was paused earlier this month when an unknown substance was discovered amongst archaeological material and soil excavated during the works. Testing identified small amounts of cyanide and […]

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