Research First Surveying Residents

An independent company is undertaking research on Invercargill City Council’s behalf, asking about the levels of service people expect and want from Council. Research First has begun telephone surveys of a group of ratepayers who were selected to provide a diverse balance of views representing a range of ages, genders and ethnicities. Council will use […]

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Vandals damage Otatara Scenic Reserve

Invercargill City Council staff are echoing the calls of two young Otatara residents: stop damaging our reserves. Council parks rangers have been called up to repair a vandalised section of the Otatara Scenic Reserve Track after a pair of siblings shared their outrage. It is the latest incident in what has become an ongoing problem, […]

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Bringing the ‘wow’ back to Invercargill’s city centre

Urban design specialists are on the case in Invercargill, with investigations on how to bring the ‘wow’ back to our city centre underway. Invercargill City Council has engaged Isthmus Group to develop a master plan for the city centre, which will give direction on what Council can do to return vibrancy and connectivity to our […]

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Chinese friendship garden open to the public

The long awaited Suqian Friendship Garden in Queens Park is now open to the public. The most recent addition to Queens Park, the completion of the Chinese Garden marks another milestone in the long-running relationship between Invercargill City and Suqian City of Jiangsu province in China. Since forming sister city ties in November 2013, both […]

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Rubbish truck fire likely caused by hot ashes

Careless disposal of hot ashes are believed to have caused a rubbish truck fire in Invercargill yesterday, with the quick thinking of the driver being credited for averting what could have been a deadly incident. Bond Contracts representative Mark Simpson said the wheelie bin truck had only just started its run emptying rubbish bins in […]

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