Sandy Point Track Temporary Closure

Sandy Point track will be temporarily closed due to forestry operations. From Friday 12 April – Thursday 18 April public access to Rovers Track at Sandy Point will be closed while site preparation for forestry is underway. Please contact the Parks Office if you have any questions or comments: phone (03)2199070; email parks@icc.govt.nz

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Thai Students Meet The Mayor

More than 20 students visiting Invercargill from Thailand meet with His Worship the Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt at the Invercargill City Council this morning. The reception took place in the Council Chamber and included speeches and a presentation of gifts. The students, from various schools in the Bangkok area, Thailand, are being hosted at James […]

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New off-lead area for dogs in Bluff

Bluff dog owners can now enjoy exercising their pet off-lead at Ocean Beach Reserve. As a result of changes to the Invercargill City Council Dog Control Bylaw, Ocean Beach reserve has been designated as an area where dogs can be off-lead, but still must be under their owner’s voice control. Council Compliance Team Leader Elle […]

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Southlanders Invited To Remembrance Event

The Southland Muslim Association is inviting Southlanders to a remembrance event to be held at the Masonic Centre, 80 Forth Street on Sunday 7 April at 3.30pm. The gathering is to remember those who lost their lives in the mosque attacks in Christchurch and to thank people in the wider Southland community for their support. […]

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Central City Demolition Photo Gallery

These photos supplied by Linda McGaw, owner of The Grand Hotel, show she has the perfect spot to watch the impressive Ryal Bush Transport Ltd teamwork take down the former Langlands/Caledonian building. The demolition of this heritage building has forced the temporary closure of some of our city’s main streets, to allow for a fall […]

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Esk Street reversal: So far, so good

The reversal of Esk Street has so far “gone exceptionally well,” Invercargill City Council Roading Manager Russell Pearson says. Since Saturday, March 23, detours and alternative access routes were implemented throughout the inner-city to ensure public safety during demolition of buildings on the corner of Don and Dee Streets, resulting in the closure of Dee […]

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