Work to begin at Rugby Park

Progress is being made towards the removal of toxic mould at Rugby Park, despite delays due to structural concerns and the COVID-19 lockdown. In February, Invercargill City Council resolved to undertake work to remove the mould, retest the environment, and complete restoration work, which would enable Rugby Southland staff and Rugby Southland Supporters Club to […]

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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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Agreement reached for Invercargill’s recycling services

An effective negotiation process has resulted in an agreement for the future of Invercargill’s recycling. Invercargill City Council and Southland DisAbility Enterprises (SdE) have been negotiating an 18-month contract for recycling services, with the WasteNet contract set to end today. Council Interim Group Manager – Infrastructure Jane Parfitt said both parties had approached negotiations constructively. […]

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Chinese friendship garden open to the public

The long awaited Suqian Friendship Garden in Queens Park is now open to the public. The most recent addition to Queens Park, the completion of the Chinese Garden marks another milestone in the long-running relationship between Invercargill City and Suqian City of Jiangsu province in China. Since forming sister city ties in November 2013, both […]

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Temporary Splash Palace car park changes

By Peter Thompson Manager Aquatic Services With construction beginning on the new hydroslides at Splash Palace we’ve had to make some changes to our car park to ensure that we can get the job done and keep everyone safe moving around the construction zone and through the facility car park. The graphic shows how the […]

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