Composer Alex Lithgow’s Statue Unveiled

 A new bronze statue honouring famed Invercargill composer Alex Lithgow has been unveiled in the city, more than a century since he composed a tune which has become world-renowned. The official unveiling of the statue, on Saturday, was attended by the Invercargill Garrison band, members of the public, and even three generations of Lithgow’s […]

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Central City Demolition Photo Gallery

These photos supplied by Linda McGaw, owner of The Grand Hotel, show she has the perfect spot to watch the impressive Ryal Bush Transport Ltd teamwork take down the former Langlands/Caledonian building. The demolition of this heritage building has forced the temporary closure of some of our city’s main streets, to allow for a fall […]

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Esk Street reversal: So far, so good

The reversal of Esk Street has so far “gone exceptionally well,” Invercargill City Council Roading Manager Russell Pearson says. Since Saturday, March 23, detours and alternative access routes were implemented throughout the inner-city to ensure public safety during demolition of buildings on the corner of Don and Dee Streets, resulting in the closure of Dee […]

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