Rubbish truck fire likely caused by hot ashes

Careless disposal of hot ashes are believed to have caused a rubbish truck fire in Invercargill yesterday, with the quick thinking of the driver being credited for averting what could have been a deadly incident. Bond Contracts representative Mark Simpson said the wheelie bin truck had only just started its run emptying rubbish bins in […]

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Competition to support our CBD launched

Invercargill City Council is supporting our inner-city retailers by offering the public a chance to win vouchers to spend in-store. City Centre Co-Ordinator Shru Shrivastava said the competition, Pop Quiz – Pop into our CBD, was a small way Council could encourage more people to shop local, and shop in the CBD. The competition will […]

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Together Southland, let’s rediscover #My Southland!

With Alert Level 2 promising more freedom to reconnect with friends, family and travel, there is no better time to rediscover the secrets of the south! Southland’s Regional Development Agency, Great South, has partnered with Destination Fiordland to launch phase two of its Together Southland campaign and is encouraging Southlanders to rediscover and share their […]

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Solid Waste Services under Alert Level 2

Solid waste services will be returning to a new normal as New Zealand moves to Alert Level 2 on Thursday 14 May. Council transfer stations will be returning to normal operating hours from Thursday, excluding Gore Transfer Station, which will be returning to normal hours from Monday 18 May. Facilities will continue operating the safe […]

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