The Council consults with residents and ratepayers, ensuring they can participate in the decision-making process. It encourages debate and viewpoints on all consultation documents as this helps the Council to make the best decisions possible based on the facts and research available at the time.


Current consultations

Hawthorndale Care Village

The Invercargill City Council has received an application for resource consent from:  The Hawthorndale Care Village Charitable Trust

The application is for the following activity:  Land use consent to construct and operate an aged care facility (the Hawthorndale Care Village) in the Residential 1 Zone, including an 86 bed residential care facility, 22 residential apartments and 19 independent living units.

The location of the proposed activity is: 40 Fairview Avenue and 32 Stuart Street, Invercargill.

Submissions closed Friday 11 September 2020.

Hearing is scheduled for 17 – 18 November 2020

Public notice of an application for resource consent
Hawthorndale Care Village Architectural RC issue incl amended site plan 
Further information request and applicant response
Appendix B – SL157212
Appendix B – Record of title 39554
Appendix C – Hawthorndale Care Village TIA Report – 3
Appendix D – 6-VQ423.23-CLM-RPT-001 (Hawthornedale DSI)
Appendix D – Tonkin & Taylor (2016) Ground Contamination Investigation Report
Appendix E – 3131 300423 Hawthorndale Care Village Landscape Master Plan RC issue
Appendix F – ICC Engineering Services Feedback on HCV
Appendix G – 29 April 2020 – Consultation Letter for HCV
Final Hawthorndale Care Village RCA April 2020

Further information received to support application

Letter from WSP in response to request for further information – dated 2020 07 01

Updated site plan and elevations – dated 2020 10 05

3D Image of entrance signage

Letter from WSP addressing acoustics and further clarifications – dated 23 October 2020

Altissimo Consulting – Acoustic report – dated 23 October 2020

S42A Recommendation Report

The Council’s s42A report under the Resource Management Act regarding the Hawthorndale Care Village application is below:

s42A Report

Appendix 1 – District Plan compliance table

Appendix 2 – Directly notified parties

Recent consultations

Thank you to all those who submitted on recent consultations.  Below are details of where you can find the results of those consultations.

Extra Money for City Block?

City Block Consultation Results

City Block Consultation Page

Rates postponement and remission policy

Council has adopted a new combined Rates postponement and remission policy which includes a rates postponement scheme for people experiencing financial hardship as a result of epidemic, pandemic or natural disaster.

You can find the new policy here:
2020 06 09 – Rates Postponement and Remission Policy

Fees and Charges 2020 – 2021

Council has adopted the Fees and Charges Schedule for 2020 – 2021

You can find the new schedule here: Fees and Charges 2020 – 2021

You can also find the 2020 – 2021 Annual Plan here: Annual Plan 2020 – 2021


Consultation Archive



The Council is required by law to consult with residents and ratepayers about certain aspects of its business. This page contains details about current consultations

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Annual Plan

Annual Plans are produced in the two years between the adoptions of Long Term Plans (LTPs).

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Annual Report

The Annual Report provides information on what the Council planned to achieve in the year and what was actually achieved.

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Activity and Asset plans

The documents on this page describe how the Council plans to manage assets or activities in various areas.

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