Grants still available from Mayoral Flood Relief Fund  

People affected by February’s flooding event can still make applications to the Mayoral Relief Fund for assistance, although they are being urged to get their requests in soon. Southland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group Controller Angus McKay said the fund will close on 30 June and a decision will be made by local mayors on what […]

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Recycling processing restarting in Southland on 11 May

WasteNet Southland and Southland disAbility Enterprises are pleased to announce recycling processing services will restart on Monday 11 May 2020. Due to COVID-19, manual recycling processing services were not able to be safely conducted at Alert Level 4, resulting in recycling being disposed to landfill. Southland disAbility Enterprises General Manager Hamish McMurdo says the team […]

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Isolate. Innovate. Create. Youth Week Isolation Challenge 2020

The Invercargill City Youth Council is holding an online competition called Isolate. Innovate. Create. – a creative challenge held virtually via Facebook. The idea for this challenge came about when New Zealand went into Alert Level 4 and therefore the Youth Council could no longer plan to hold Youth Week Event in the CBD. Youth Week is […]

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Emergency Management Southland contact advice

Emergency Management Southland (EMS) has activated an 0800 number, email address and website contact form to ensure every Southlander can access the support they need during the Covid-19 lockdown, Group Controller Angus McKay says. New Zealand is now at Alert Level 4 of the Covid-19 Response, which means anyone not involved in essential work, needs to […]

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