Invercargill CCTV to be installed by mid-2024

Invercargill City Council has set a timeline to have CCTV installed in the city centre by mid next year. Earlier this year, Council committed $1.1 million to investigate and install CCTV across the city and Bluff after requests from the community and Police. Council Group Manager Infrastructure Erin Moogan said staff had undertaken engagement with […]

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Invercargill experiencing effects of heavy rain

Invercargill and Southland are in the midst of dealing with an extreme weather event that may have an adverse effect on residents across the region. A period of heavy rain in Southland has resulted in flooding in many parts of the region. A state of emergency has been declared for the Gore district and Emergency […]

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Future of Wachner Pl, Esk St West under consideration

The Invercargill City Council is asking the community for feedback on further inner city redevelopment. In a report presented to Council on Tuesday, the Moving forward with City Block and City Centre Streets Consultation Document offers three unique yet adjacent points for the community to consider; a financing restructure for the Invercargill Central Mall, the […]

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SBHS First XV Victory Parade cancelled

A parade through Invercargill’s inner-city, to celebrate Southland Boys’ High School’s historic win in the New Zealand Barbarians 1st XV National championships, has been cancelled because of temperamental weather.  Southland Boys’ High School came from behind to beat Westlake Boys’ and take out the prestigious Moascar Cup, winning their school’s first-ever national rugby title in […]

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New rating valuations on the horizon for Invercargill

Work is already well underway on Invercargill’s general property revaluation for 2023. New three-yearly rating valuations are being prepared for every one of the city’s 26,313 properties by independent valuers Quotable Value (QV), with new values being processed for every property based on its most likely selling price if it had sold on 1 July […]

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