Enrol now to make voting easy

The Electoral Commission is urging people to get a move on if they want to make voting easy in the local elections. “The elections are held by a postal vote and you need to be enrolled at the correct address by Friday 16 August to receive your voting papers in the mail,” says Mandy Bohté, […]

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Take the Parks and Recreation Survey

Our Parks and Recreation team want to know what your big dream is for our parks and reserves! Your feedback will help inform the Parks and Recreation Strategy, a public document which will guide our team in managing our green spaces! The survey is live, and can be accessed here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W89BSYV If you’d rather have a […]

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Cold weather but warm welcome for students 

Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt and Councillors welcomed teachers and students from Kumagaya Prefectural Girls’ High School to Invercargill at a mayoral reception on Tuesday. The 20 students are being hosted by sister school, Southland Girls’ High School, and will be in Invercargill for 10 days, attending school and enjoying cultural activities. They are one of […]

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Indian Independence Day 15 August

On 15 August 1947 India gained its independence and has been the largest democracy in the world ever since. The Indian Community in Southland with Invercargill City Council is celebrating Indian Independence day on 15 August 2019 at 9.15am in front of the City Council Building. The event will be attended by His Worship Sir Tim Shadbolt […]

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Parks team to mark World Ranger Day

WORLD Ranger Day is recognised on 31 July, acknowledging the critical work of rangers on the frontline of conservation across the globe. For us, it’s a chance to celebrate the amazing things that our hardworking rangers do across Aotearoa all year round. Our plan for World Ranger Day: Friday 26 July – Money collected through […]

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