The Community Development activity helps groups and organisations develop opportunities within the community. It also advocates for particular services for the community.

Staff give advice and information on projects, administer funding programmes and co-ordinate projects such as Safer City and the Youth Council.  The section is also involved in with attracting conferences to the city, and it organises several regional/national events.

About Bluff

Bluff, which has population of about 1800, has a Community Board to help promote and enhance the area for residents and visitors.

Visit Page

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!

Visit Page

Citizenship ceremonies

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

Visit Page

Check the art on the Chorus Cabinet Trail

The Invercargill Chorus Cabinet Trail is a great opportunity to get together with friends and/or family to explore creative works by local artists.

Visit Page