Invercargill and Bluff Waitangi Day observance:
- Offices: The Invercargill City Council administration building will be closed on Monday, 8 February 2016 (Waitangi Day observance). The Bluff office will be open for Lotto only from 1pm to 7pm on Saturday (Waitangi Day) but closed on Monday.
- Buses: There will be no Bus Smart service on Monday.
- Splash Palace: The pool complex will be open from 11am to 4pm on Saturday and Monday.
- Library: The Invercargill Public Library will be closed on Saturday and Monday.
- Parks:The Queens Park office will be closed on Monday (all parks will be open).
- Bins and transfer stations: No rubbish or recycling collections in Bluff, Invercargill, Mataura and Gore on Monday (collections will be one day later than usual). Normal collections will resume from Monday 15 February. Southland District recycling and rubbish collections will take place as normal. The Bluff and Gore Transfer Stations will be closed on Saturday; all other transfer stations will be operating normal hours. If you are unsure about your collection day or opening hours for your local transfer station visit the Wastenet website or contact your local council.