Special group to help drive city centre master planning project

Invercargill’s city centre master planning project now has a team to promote, drive, and champion it, with the formation of a special City Centre Governance Group. In June, urban design specialists Isthmus Group began developing a master plan for the city centre, which will give direction on what the Invercargill City Council can do to […]

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ICC helps heritage building owners secure Govt funding

Ensuring our city centre’s heritage buildings are safe just became a little less costly for some building owners, thanks to government funding secured with support from Invercargill City Council. Associate Minister for Arts, Culture, and Heritage Grant Robertson earlier this week announced more than $300,000 in funding for Invercargill heritage buildings as part of the […]

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Pests under fire at Southland Museum and Art Gallery

The Invercargill City Council is ramping up its pest control efforts at the Southland Museum and Art Gallery after two incidents in recent weeks. New measures include trapping in Queens Park in the immediate area surrounding the museum and traps being installed throughout the museum facility, while further, more extensive options are being explored. Acting […]

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Council to contribute $40.5m to City Block

The Invercargill City Council will contribute a total of $40.5 million in the city block development, in recognition of the community wellbeing outcomes the project offers. Councillors approved its funding contribution at an extraordinary meeting on Wednesday, 8 June, after a series of funding announcements and changes. In May 2020, Council had consulted with the […]

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Facelift approved for gateway to Invercargill’s premiere park

Towering macrocarpas older than most residents, a grand gateway, and a splendid avenue. Give this description to any Invercargill resident, and most will instantly be able to tell you: you’re describing Feldwick Gates – the entranceway to our award-winning Queens Park. At a meeting of Invercargill City Council’s Infrastructural Services Committee on Tuesday, 7 June, […]

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