Heritage gives us a sense of who we are and where we have come from. How we manage our heritage resources reflects how we value and identify with our history.

Invercargill’s heritage can be seen in our buildings, our landscapes, our waterways, our monuments, our parks and our collections and artefacts. Our heritage is well worth acknowledging, celebrating and protecting.

2019 Invercargill City Centre Heritage Strategy The Heritage Strategy will help guide future City Centre heritage decisions and initiatives.  It was drafted in consultation with Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, local heritage trusts and interest groups, and heritage property owners.

More information will be made available on this page soon.

Useful links 

ICC Earthquake-Prone Buildings

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga

International Council on Monuments and Sites:  ICOMOS is an international non-governmental organisation of heritage professionals dedicated to the conservation of the world’s historic monuments and sites.


Heritage Funding

There are several funding opportunities currently available for owners of heritage buildings.

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Heritage Buildings Report 2016

The Heritage Buildings Report 2016 includes recommendations for consultation with landowners and the community.

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