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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Feldwick Gates upgrade to start

One of our City’s favourite and most photogenic spots is about to get an upgrade, with work about to start at the entranceway to Queens Park – Feldwick Gates. In June, Council’s Infrastructural Services Committee agreed to give the gates and surrounding area a facelift, prompted by the need to remove some of the marcrocarpas […]

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Clean Up Week

Invercargill City Council and WasteNet are supporting Clean Up Week New Zealand, which runs 7-13 September 2020. Keep New Zealand Beautiful Trust runs Clean Up Week every year. Last year over 52,000 volunteers picked up 507,000 kilograms of litter nationwide. WasteNet is offering registered groups the ability to dispose of their collected litter for free at […]

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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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