Emergency works closes Marama Ave North intersection

The intersection of Marama Ave North, where it meets Dunns Road, is currently closed due to emergency works. A stormwater drain has collapsed beneath the road, and our contractors are working to remedy the situation. At present, there is no access into, or out of, Marama Ave North from Dunns Road. If you need to […]

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Consultation underway for draft Local Alcohol Policy

Invercargill and Southland residents are encouraged to have their say on the Draft Combined Local Alcohol Policy, which is out for consultation now. The policy, which is shared by Invercargill City and Southland District Councils, will replace the first Combined LAP that became operative in in 2016. Invercargill City Council Acting Environmental Health Manager Michael […]

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Queens Park Earns Bronze In International Award

Queens Park has been named a bronze award-winner in the 2019 International Large Urban Parks Awards. The International Large Urban Parks Awards enable cities around the world to benchmark their performance and understand where improvements could be made. The awards are based on four main criteria: • Park Design and Layout• Features and Facilities • […]

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Power Outage Affects Library, Traffic Lights

UPDATE 11.45am: POWER HAS BEEN RESTORED. The Library is reopening and all traffic lights are back to normal. 11.20am: The Invercargill Public Library is closed and some traffic lights out on Dee Street after a power outage in the inner-city. The intersections affected are Dee/Esk Streets and Don/Esk Streets. Please take care when driving in […]

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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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