Nominations open Friday for local government candidates

Nominations for candidates wishing to stand in this year’s local authority elections open this Friday, 19 July 2019. Invercargill City Council Deputy Electoral Officer Michael Morris said anyone wanting to stand as a candidate for the Invercargill City Council, the Invercargill Licensing Trust (ILT), or the Bluff Community Board should get their nominations in from […]

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Community Grants applications close this month

Applications for the first round of Community Grants for this year close on 31 July. Council may allocate grants to support organisations, projects and activities in the Arts and Culture, Community Development, Environment, Heritage and Sport and Recreation sectors. The grant allocated by Council can be spent on salaries and administration costs, marketing, equipment hire, […]

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Queens Park Earns Bronze In International Award

Queens Park has been named a bronze award-winner in the 2019 International Large Urban Parks Awards. The International Large Urban Parks Awards enable cities around the world to benchmark their performance and understand where improvements could be made. The awards are based on four main criteria: • Park Design and Layout• Features and Facilities • […]

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Power Outage Affects Library, Traffic Lights

UPDATE 11.45am: POWER HAS BEEN RESTORED. The Library is reopening and all traffic lights are back to normal. 11.20am: The Invercargill Public Library is closed and some traffic lights out on Dee Street after a power outage in the inner-city. The intersections affected are Dee/Esk Streets and Don/Esk Streets. Please take care when driving in […]

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Matariki Festival on this weekend

  After weeks of planning, the Matariki Festival is ready to sparkle in Esk Street tomorrow! Road closures will be in place as the street is filled with stalls, entertainers, food vendors, and even a giant stage truck! The festival will begin at 10am with a traditional Maori opening ceremony. We will have all-day entertainment […]

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