Shared pathway for Airport Ave

Travellers will soon be able to walk or cycle to the airport from Stead St with the construction of a new shared pathway on Airport Ave. A shared-use pathway with significant landscaping is being constructed along the eastern side of Airport Ave, beginning Monday, July 18. Invercargill City Council Manager Engineering Services Jeremy Rees said […]

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Bluff Hill Motupōhue gets funding boost

A project to enhance a popular area on Bluff Hill Motupōhue has been given a crucial boost thanks to Government funding. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has awarded $981,380 for upgrades to the Bluff Hill Motupōhue Precinct mountain bike and shared paths, as well as toilets and expansion of car parks. Invercargill City […]

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Nominations open for Local Body Elections

Those wanting to stand up and be counted can make it official from today. Candidate nominations, including those for Invercargill City Council and the Bluff Community Board and Invercargill Licencing Trust, open today, Friday 15 July. Council Deputy Electoral Officer and Manager Governance and Legal Michael Morris said the opening of nominations signalled a busy, […]

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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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