Estuary clean up by contractors

Contractors, subcontractors and staff working on the Stead Street Stopbank Upgrade worked on something a little different on Monday. Invercargill City Council is upgrading the Stead St and Cobbe Rd stopbanks with a sheet pile wall and earthen embankment to protect the city, the Invercargill Airport and critical infrastructure from extreme weather events, sea level […]

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Water restrictions in place from weekend

Water restrictions for Invercargill will be in place from Saturday, 19 March, as flow in the Ōreti River, where the city’s water comes from, continues to languish. Invercargill City Council Group Manager Infrastructure Erin Moogan said under the Council’s permit to draw water there is a condition set by Environment Southland to apply conservation measures […]

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Residents survey underway

Invercargill residents are being asked about how they think Council is doing in the 2022 Invercargill City Council Residents Survey. A pamphlet explaining how to take part in the online survey was sent to residents this month. The survey asks respondents to rate various aspects of different council facilities, asks about infrastructure, services and about […]

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Kiwis’ Choice for Queens Park

  Queens Park was named the Kiwi’s Choice winner in Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s Beautiful Awards at an event in Wellington on Thursday, February 17. Invercargill’s Queens Park was announced as a finalist last year, competing with four other spots from throughout New Zealand for the Kiwi’s Choice award, which is chosen by online public […]

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Speed review underway

Invercargill City Council is addressing safety on our roads as part of the Road to Zero Road Safety Strategy, which aims to help create an Aotearoa New Zealand where no one is killed or seriously injured in road crashes. Council is committed to helping achieve this goal of improving safety outcomes on roads, and is […]

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