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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Esk St works paused after contaminants identified

Works to upgrade Esk St are on hold after the discovery of contaminated material. Invercargill City Council is working to upgrade the inner city streets to create a more attractive city centre, starting with Esk and Don streets, which has included some significant earthworks. The progress on Esk St was paused last week when an […]

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Earthworks on Esk St Paused

Earthworks in Esk St have been paused in order to allow soil and material testing. An unknown substance has been discovered amongst archaeological material and soil excavated during streetscape works, which is now being tested. Invercargill City Council is working to upgrade the inner city streets to create a more attractive city centre, starting with […]

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