Kelvin St to close as trees removed

Invercargill City Council Parks and Recreation staff are proactively removing trees along the western boundary of Queens Park from Avenal Street to Guthrie Lane next week. This follows on from similar work completed in July 2021 and is guided by the ICC Tree Plan 2020, which details Council’s long-term strategy in ensuring the sustainability of […]

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New look for Russell Square

Popular playground Russell Square is getting a facelift, beginning this month. The work began this week, with Invercargil City Council Parks and Recreation staff and contractors beggining the removal of poplar trees on the eastern boundary on Elles Rd. Council Parks and Recreation Manager Caroline Rain said work would take place in two stages – […]

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Queens Park honoured again in winning night for Invercargill

Invercargill’s Queens Park has been once again nationally recognised, taking out the Outstanding Park award at the 2021 Recreation Aotearoa Recreation Awards, held online on Wednesday, April 6. The award was one of five picked up by Invercargill City Council and other Southland organisations at the national awards event that recognises individuals, organisations, programmes and […]

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Parks Week underway

Invercargill City Council wants people out and about and enjoying our city parks to celebrate Parks Week 2022. Parks Week is an annual event designed to celebrate the vital role parks play in our communities. Invercargill City Council manager Parks and Recreation Caroline Rain said Council had come up with a fun and unique way […]

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Kiwis’ Choice for Queens Park

  Queens Park was named the Kiwi’s Choice winner in Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s Beautiful Awards at an event in Wellington on Thursday, February 17. Invercargill’s Queens Park was announced as a finalist last year, competing with four other spots from throughout New Zealand for the Kiwi’s Choice award, which is chosen by online public […]

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