Queens Park Earns Bronze In International Award

Queens Park has been named a bronze award-winner in the 2019 International Large Urban Parks Awards. The International Large Urban Parks Awards enable cities around the world to benchmark their performance and understand where improvements could be made. The awards are based on four main criteria: • Park Design and Layout• Features and Facilities • […]

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Power Outage Affects Library, Traffic Lights

UPDATE 11.45am: POWER HAS BEEN RESTORED. The Library is reopening and all traffic lights are back to normal. 11.20am: The Invercargill Public Library is closed and some traffic lights out on Dee Street after a power outage in the inner-city. The intersections affected are Dee/Esk Streets and Don/Esk Streets. Please take care when driving in […]

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Matariki Festival on this weekend

  After weeks of planning, the Matariki Festival is ready to sparkle in Esk Street tomorrow! Road closures will be in place as the street is filled with stalls, entertainers, food vendors, and even a giant stage truck! The festival will begin at 10am with a traditional Maori opening ceremony. We will have all-day entertainment […]

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Final look of new hydroslides revealed

These latest pictures show how the hydroslides will look against the recently completed upgrades at Splash Palace and also confirms the colours for the slides. Splash Palace Manager Pete Thompson said staff were excited to show the look of the new hydroslides to everyone.“They’re generating a huge amount of attention and anticipation and it’s really […]

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Don Street review complete

The Invercargill City Council has heard, and accepted, it needs to improve its governance oversight of major projects, Chief Executive Clare Hadley says. Mrs Hadley’s comments come following the key findings of an independent review of the Don Street development. Council undertook the development of the commercial building between 2014 and 2018. However Mrs Hadley […]

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