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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Work to begin at Rugby Park

Progress is being made towards the removal of toxic mould at Rugby Park, despite delays due to structural concerns and the COVID-19 lockdown. In February, Invercargill City Council resolved to undertake work to remove the mould, retest the environment, and complete restoration work, which would enable Rugby Southland staff and Rugby Southland Supporters Club to […]

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Passion for heritage at Embassy Theatre

The Embassy Theatre building on Dee Street has a long and varied history since construction started in 1882. For the last seven years it has been the home of the City Impact Church with Pastor Roberta Watson at the helm. It seems to be the perfect match as Pastor Roberta has a passion for history […]

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