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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City block consultation going strong

  More than 300 people have had their say on the city block development investment proposal – have you had yours? The Invercargill City Council is currently in consultation with the community about whether it should invest up to $30 million in the city block development. Council Strategy and Policy Manager Melissa Brook said so […]

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