New tuatara facility set to open next month

Invercargill’s much-anticipated new tuatara enclosure will be unveiled at an official opening event next month, followed by a public opening day celebration. The opening events will mark the first time the tuatara have been seen in public since they vacated their home in the Southland Museum and Art Gallery last year. Invercargill City Council Parks […]

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Film screenings to pay tribute in lead-up to ANZAC Day

Invercargill’s Civic Theatre is set to commemorate ANZAC Day this year with a series of special movie screenings. Invercargill City Council Venues Manager Jason Wade said the screenings, set to be held in the theatre’s Wikitoria Room, follow the successful showings of classic films during the inaugural Upstage: Invercargill Festival of Cabaret in 2023. “The […]

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SBHS First XV Victory Parade cancelled

A parade through Invercargill’s inner-city, to celebrate Southland Boys’ High School’s historic win in the New Zealand Barbarians 1st XV National championships, has been cancelled because of temperamental weather.  Southland Boys’ High School came from behind to beat Westlake Boys’ and take out the prestigious Moascar Cup, winning their school’s first-ever national rugby title in […]

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Upstage: Invercargill Festival of Cabaret is underway

Invercargill’s first cabaret festival ever has started – and the fun is set to carry on all week. Upstage: Invercargill Festival of Cabaret kicked off on Friday (August 11), with headliner Ali Harper performing for an on-stage, cabaret-style audience at the city’s Civic Theatre. Invercargill City Council Venues Manager Jason Wade said the gala opening […]

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