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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Great South Chief Executive appointment

Great South’s Board of Directors have appointed Graham Budd as the organisation’s Chief Executive. Currently Chief Executive for Destination Queenstown, Mr Budd has previously held a number of executive and general manager positions in the agriculture and fast-moving consumer goods sectors and will take up his new position with Great South in early February 2020. […]

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Deputy Mayor to jump out of a plane for charity

Deputy Mayor Toni Biddle is set to leap out of a plane for a good cause. Cr Biddle has accepted the challenge to skydive for the Graeme Dingle Foundation, a brave decision considering she is not a fan of heights. “I struggle with heights, looking out the window from the top of the admin building […]

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Saniya’s dedication to safer communities recognised

Invercargill City Council’s Community Development Officer, Saniya Thompson, has been recognised for her commitment to helping Southland create safer communities. While attending the Safe Communities National Hui in Wellington earlier this week, Saniya was announced as a Safe Communities Foundation New Zealand (SCFNZ) Safe Community Award winner, “in recognition of the outstanding leadership and support […]

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