Restored Trooper unveiled

The hard graft of masons and restorers has been revealed this week when scaffolding and wrapping was removed from around Troopers’ memorial. The memorial was one of seven in Invercargill to receive funding from the Provincial Growth Fund for restoration work. Marcus Wainwright of Dunedin-based Wainwright & Co Stonemasons who worked on Troopers’ memorial, said […]

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Now consulting on public transport

Southlanders now have the opportunity to provide input into the public transport plan, which is out for consultation until 5pm, Monday 12 April 2021. The draft Southland Regional Public Transport Plan 2021-31 sets the future direction of public transport in Invercargill and the wider Southland region. Although transport is a regional council responsibility, the public […]

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Collaboration underway on governance Action Plan

Invercargill City Council is pushing ahead with its Governance Review Action Plan, with the project’s Governance Group this week confirming a timeline of activities and the tasks of five working groups. The Governance Group, which includes the Council’s two new External Appointees, the Deputy Mayor, a Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) representative and an Independent […]

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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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