Funding secured for war memorials

Seven war memorials will soon receive some extra special treatment, thanks to funding from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF). Invercargill City Council has received $680,000 from PGF for the restoration work on the important monuments. The Council applied for the funding when PGF offered the one-time initiative to help repair community memorials and town halls. […]

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Council to contribute $40.5m to City Block

The Invercargill City Council will contribute a total of $40.5 million in the city block development, in recognition of the community wellbeing outcomes the project offers. Councillors approved its funding contribution at an extraordinary meeting on Wednesday, 8 June, after a series of funding announcements and changes. In May 2020, Council had consulted with the […]

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Facelift approved for gateway to Invercargill’s premiere park

Towering macrocarpas older than most residents, a grand gateway, and a splendid avenue. Give this description to any Invercargill resident, and most will instantly be able to tell you: you’re describing Feldwick Gates – the entranceway to our award-winning Queens Park. At a meeting of Invercargill City Council’s Infrastructural Services Committee on Tuesday, 7 June, […]

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Passion for heritage at Embassy Theatre

The Embassy Theatre building on Dee Street has a long and varied history since construction started in 1882. For the last seven years it has been the home of the City Impact Church with Pastor Roberta Watson at the helm. It seems to be the perfect match as Pastor Roberta has a passion for history […]

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