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Crowds Welcome Tuatara To New Home

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 1:37 pm | Invercargill City Council

More than 2000 curious locals ventured out to Queens Park on Saturday to welcome Invercargill's tuatara colony to their new home at Te Moutere – Tuatara Island. More >>

Tuatara Officially Welcomed To New Home Te Moutere – Tuatara Island

Friday, 7 June 2024, 3:39 pm | Invercargill City Council

Mana whenua presented the gifted name Te Moutere – Tuatara Island at the formal opening ceremony attended by representatives from Ngāti Koata and Te Ātiawa, Department of Conservation, key stakeholders, Invercargill City Councillors and staff. More >>

Fifth Baby Tuatara Found At Museum Site

Friday, 7 June 2024, 3:23 pm | Invercargill City Council

Last week, demolition of the former museum was paused as four baby tuatara were unexpectedly discovered, alive and well, in the former tuatara enclosure. More >>

New Tuatara Facility Set To Open Next Month

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 4:56 pm | Invercargill City Council

Invercargill’s new tuatara enclosure will be unveiled at an official opening event next month, followed by a public opening day celebration. The opening will mark the first time the tuatara have been seen in public since they vacated their home in ... More >>

Invercargill City Mayor To Have Heart Surgery

Friday, 29 December 2023, 5:51 pm | Invercargill City Council

Invercargill City Mayor Nobby Clark will remain in hospital ahead of a scheduled surgery next week, following a minor heart attack on Wednesday. Mayor Clark suffered a minor heart attack on the afternoon of Wednesday 27 December, after which he attended ... More >>

Invercargill City Mayor Recovering After Minor Heart Attack

Thursday, 28 December 2023, 6:00 pm | Invercargill City Council

Invercargill City Mayor Nobby Clark is recovering in hospital after suffering a minor heart attack. Following the event on the afternoon of Wednesday 27 December, Mayor Clark attended Southland Hospital and was admitted overnight as a precaution. ... More >>

Airport Terminal To Be Named In Sir Tim Shadbolt’s Honour

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 11:47 am | Invercargill City Council

  The legacy left by former Invercargill mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt will be recognised, with the city’s airport terminal to be renamed in his honour. Invercargill City Councillors have agreed to pay tribute to Sir Tim’s eight-term tenure, by ... More >>

Concept For Invercargill’s New Museum Unveiled

Thursday, 17 August 2023, 6:24 am | Invercargill City Council

The first draft concept designs for Invercargill’s new museum have been revealed. In April, Australian architects fjcstudio, together with Auckland firms Evatt Martin Architects and design Tribe, were selected to design the new building as part of ... More >>

Preliminary Election Result Declared For Invercargill City Council

Monday, 7 August 2023, 9:10 pm | Invercargill City Council

Invercargill City Council’s preliminary election results have confirmed the new Invercargill City Councillor is Steve Broad with 2760 votes. Polls for the Invercargill City Council by-election closed at midday Friday.Progress results on Friday revealed ... More >>

Invercargill City Council By-election Progress Results Reveal Lead Candidate

Friday, 4 August 2023, 2:02 pm | Invercargill City Council

Progress results in the Invercargill City Council by-election have put candidate Steve Broad in the lead, although it is currently too close to call officially. Polls closed at midday today, and progress results were delivered to Invercargill ... More >>

Concept Designs For New Tuatara Enclosure At Queens Park Unveiled

Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 11:02 am | Invercargill City Council

Concept designs for the home for Henry and his tuatara friends in Queens Park have been unveiled. In June, Christchurch-based firm Studio 4 Architects came on board to design the new facility and have now delivered a first look at the tuatara space ... More >>

Architects Chosen To Design New Tuatara Facility In Queens Park

Thursday, 15 June 2023, 7:18 pm | Invercargill City Council

Invercargill’s precious tuatara will join one of Queens Park’s most beloved attractions: with Henry and friends set to make their new home in the animal reserve. The construction of a new tuatara enclosure is part of the city’s museum redevelopment, ... More >>

Invercargill City Councillor Resigns

Friday, 5 May 2023, 1:18 pm | Invercargill City Council

Invercargill City Councillor Nigel Skelt has resigned from his role on Council. Council Chief Executive Michael Day said he received Mr Skelt’s resignation on Thursday night. “In the event of the resignation of any elected member at this ... More >>

Tuatara To Be Moved To Secure Location Before Geotechnical Work Begins At Museum

Wednesday, 22 February 2023, 8:08 pm | Invercargill City Council

Invercargill residents are being invited to come and say “see you later” to Waihōpai resident tuatara Henry, and his friends, before they are moved to a temporary home to allow work to progress on the museum redevelopment project. On Thursday 2 ... More >>

Invercargill Elects Nobby Clark As Mayor

Saturday, 8 October 2022, 1:11 pm | Invercargill City Council

Invercargill city has elected Nobby Clark as its new mayor. Polls closed at midday today in the local body elections across Aotearoa. Progress results delivered to Invercargill City Council just after midday today show Nobby Clark has 6537 votes, ... More >>

Council to fund facility for Kakapo chicks

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 9:48 am | Invercargill City Council

The Invercargill City Council has agreed to fund a purpose-built Kakapo chick-raising facility at the Southland Museum, which will be operated by the Department of Conservation’s Kakapo Recovery Programme and open to the public. More >>

Council, Stadium Trust to work together to rebuild

Monday, 20 September 2010, 5:11 pm | Invercargill City Council

Invercargill City Council and Stadium Southland Trust will work together to rebuild the Stadium Southland following the devastating events of the weekend. More >>

Snow: advice for building owners and schools

Monday, 20 September 2010, 9:57 am | Invercargill City Council

Building owners and school board of trustees need to consider the risks of getting and having staff at work today, and at the least, delay opening or start time to later in the morning, according to the Invercargill City Council and Emergency Management ... More >>

Fourth Company Fined in Housing Scheme

Wednesday, 18 November 2009, 3:34 pm | Invercargill City Council

A fourth company involved in an Invercargill scheme which misled people into believing that they were buying their own homes has been convicted of eight charges of breaching the Fair Trading Act in a hearing in the Invercargill District Court today. CMA Property ... More >>

Georgia's New President Assures of Abkhazia Peace

Friday, 27 February 2004, 2:13 pm | Invercargill City Council

Pledging his unwavering commitment to the peaceful resolution of the separatist conflict in Abkhazia, Georgia's new President Mikhail Saakashvili http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2004/sc8010.doc.htm appealed to the United Nations Security Council today to enhance its efforts to advance ... More >>





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