Flying poppies created in Invercargill

Invercargill residents created more than 30 hand-made poppies to add to a special banner being flown around the country to commemorate ANZAC Day. A national fundraiser, The Poppy Flight aimed to bring together remembrance and hope for the future, with proceeds going to the RSA and the Starship Foundation. More than 30 volunteer pilots throughout […]

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Chance to chat to Councillors about Our Roadmap to Renewal

Invercargill residents will have a chance to chat to Councillors about the proposed Roadmap to Renewal at special Long-Term Plan consultation events in the coming weeks. The first event will be a round table discussion with Councillors Darren Ludlow and Lesley Soper at the Kennington Kennel Club tomorrow from 6pm until 8pm, followed by a […]

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Rūnaka Unveils Taonga For City Library

Nga Kete Matauranga Pounamu Charitable Trust staff member and kaiwhakairo (carver) Greg Houkamau has spent eight months carving Tāne-te-Wānanga-ā-Rangi for the Invercargill Public Library, which was unveiled in a blessing ceremony this morning. The carving was unveiled and blessed by Kai Tahu Rūnaka representative Michael Skerrett in front of a group of invited guests including […]

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Grand re-opening for Feldwick Gates this Saturday

Everyone’s invited to the grand re-opening of Feldwick Gates at the entrance to Queens Park, Invercargill this Saturday. Invercargill City Council Group Manager Leisure and Recreation Steve Gibling said both elected members and Council staff were delighted to be able to welcome visitors and residents alike to the celebrations, after the gates were closed for […]

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New Exhibitions for He Waka Tuia

A change is as good as a holiday and that’s just what Invercargill is getting when new exhibitions are unveiled at He Waka Tuia Art + Museum on Kelvin St. Two new sets of work from Michele Beevors and Tom Fox will be gracing the space just in time for Christmas. Michele Beevors, whose previous […]

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