Green machine impresses at cemetery

  By Ricky Mulqueen Cemetery Team Leader We now have our new fully electric ride-on mower operational at the cemetery/crematorium. The mower has three batteries which, when charged, give up to seven hours operation. Compared to the standard diesel mowers the ‘green machine’ is very quiet and has no diesel fumes which makes it ideal […]

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Software to speed up and simplify consent process

The death of the clipboard is imminent as the Invercargill City Council Building Services team goes digital. Building inspectors have this week begun electronic inspections – swapping their clipboards for tablets. Electronic inspections are the first step in the rollout of Go Get – a suite of applications and services which simplifies the building consent […]

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City kids’ work on way to sister city + Gallery

By Mary Napper Community Development Manager Ten paintings created by Invercargill young people are on their way to Jiangsu province in China. This is the second year the Invercargill City Council has been invited to send paintings to China for the competition, in recognition of our Sister City friendship with Suqian. The competition’s theme for 2019 is […]

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World Refugee Day – June 20

EARLIER this year, in March, marked one yearsince Invercargill became home for many Colombian refugees. Next week, Thursday, June 20, is World Refugee Day. Here are three ways anyone can support World Refugee Day: 1. Volunteer your time with a community group or organisation supporting refugees. 2. Donate to a community group or organisation supporting […]

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Election candidates called for

Do you feel strongly about the future of your city? Now is your chance to give local politics a go and have your say. This October, the city will elect its Mayor and 12 Councillors for the Invercargill City Council. ICC is also managing the election process for the Bluff Community Board, where five people […]

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