Staff give advice and information on projects, administer funding programmes and co-ordinate projects such as Safe Communities/Safe in the South and the Youth Council.


Links and details about museums in and around Invercargill. Note that the Southland Museum and Art Gallery is closed until further notice.

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About Bluff

Bluff hosts two major annual that attract international visitors: The Bluff Hill climb section of the Burt Munro Speed Week (February) and the Bluff Oyster and Food Festival (May)

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About Invercargill

For a relaxed lifestyle and southern hospitality Invercargill is the place to visit, live and raise a family. Welcome to our rather special part of the world!

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Citizenship ceremonies

New citizens swear oaths of allegiance* at these ceremonies and are presented with their citizenship certificates, usually by Mayor Tim Shadbolt.

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