Council achieves AA+ credit rating

The Invercargill City Council’s credit rating is the highest possible, according to a leading global company in credit ratings and research, Fitch Ratings. Fitch announced earlier this week that Council’s rating had improved from AA to AA+, and confirmed the outlook was stable. The upgrade follows Fitch’s assessment of the Council’s improving fiscal performance and […]

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Council committed to City Block Development

The Invercargill City Council has reaffirmed its commitment to the City Block Development, following the withdrawal of one of the project’s investors. On Tuesday afternoon, Council received confirmation that Geoff Thomson had withdrawn from the development, and will make no further investment. However, Mr Thomson has offered to leave his previous investments in HWCP for […]

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Party to launch summer reading challenge

Invercargill City Libraries and Archives are inviting one and all to a party at the Library right before the Santa Parade. The party, to be held on Saturday 30 November, will celebrate the beginning of the annual Summer Reading Challenge, a popular Library activity. Customer Experience Manager Cynthia Smith said the challenge would this year […]

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New online Library database

By Bonnie Mager Library Digital and Communications Manager Discovering the collections of the Invercargill Public Library’s Archives has become much easier with it’s new database now available for the public to search online. The Archive contains materials unique to Southland and archivists are currently undertaking the mammoth task of digitising these items. Their aim is […]

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