Work on museum and art gallery progressing

Work towards reimagining Southland’s museum and art gallery is progressing at pace with a new name and vision to tell the stories of Southland leading the way. Invercargill City Council committed in its Long Term Plan to invest $39.4 million to redevelop the city’s museum and art gallery, which was closed in 2018 due to […]

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Umbrella on the Move!

The Don Street Umbrella – Our People – Time and Place will be carefully uplifted from Don Street next week. Invercargill City Council Roading Manager Russell Pearson said the umbrella needs to be moved to allow the City Streets Upgrade in Don Street to begin. “To make sure work can proceed as smoothly as possible, and […]

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Partnership with Corrections saves ratepayers $200k per year

A special working relationship between Ara Poutama Aotearoa, the Department of Corrections, and Invercargill City Council is proving beneficial for both ratepayers and offenders, saving ICC about $200,000 per year. Council Acting Manager – Parks Performance Kate Gough said ICC had developed a relationship with Corrections where people on Community Work sentences carried out maintenance, […]

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ILT By-Election: Drop off your votes, don’t post!

Tomorrow, Friday 21 May, is the last day to post your votes in the ILT By-Election to make sure they arrive in time to be counted. Deputy Electoral Officer Michael Morris said there was still plenty of time for anyone who missed the postal deadline to drop their vote off in person. “If you didn’t […]

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Murihiku Manu Wānanga (Workshop)

Keen to learn how to pop a manu? Ngā Kete Matauranga Pounamu Charitable Trust is hosting a Manu Wānanga (workshop) along with manu experts to impart knowledge and skills on how to do a Manu dive-bomb safely and with confidence. The workshop is aimed to increase whānau ora and connectedness through the medium of Manu […]

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