Splash Palace raft slide closed for maintenance

The raft slide at Splash Palace is closed until further notice while staff address a structural issue with one of the supporting columns. Invercargill City Council Group Manager – Leisure and Recreation Steve Gibling said although the column is not critical it will need to be replaced. “The column had shifted a few millimetres towards […]

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Statement regarding three waters reform

Central Government has today announced its approach to Three Waters reform including the creation of four large publicly owned water entities to take responsibility for the management of drinking water, wastewater and stormwater across the country. As part of this announcement the Government has also released data provided by local authorities in February this year […]

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Kākā breeding pair welcomed to Invercargill

The Invercargill City Aviary’s Kākā population of four got a boost on Wednesday evening when a new breeding pair was introduced. The Kākā pair come from Nelson’s Natureland where they were bred. Moving them to the Invercargill facility will encourage a mix of genetics, minimise inbreeding and contribute to the national breeding programme. Invercargill City […]

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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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