Crowds welcome tuatara to new home

More than 2000 curious locals ventured out to Queens Park on Saturday to welcome Invercargill’s tuatara colony to their new home at Te Moutere – Tuatara Island. The opening celebration, dubbed Henry’s Housewarming, was the first opportunity the public has had to view the tuatara since they were moved from their home in Southland Museum […]

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New tuatara facility set to open next month

Invercargill’s much-anticipated new tuatara enclosure will be unveiled at an official opening event next month, followed by a public opening day celebration. The opening events will mark the first time the tuatara have been seen in public since they vacated their home in the Southland Museum and Art Gallery last year. Invercargill City Council Parks […]

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Ōtātara School pupils make their voices heard during Sandy Point Domain consultation

The public consultation process is a way for everybody in a community to share their thoughts, and the pupils at Ōtātara School are no exception. Invercargill City Councillors agreed during a Community Wellbeing Committee in September to release the Sandy Point Domain Masterplan. Meanwhile, engagement on the review of Council’s Sandy Point Domain Management Plan […]

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