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 The Council consists of the Mayor and 12 Councillors and its role is to provide and maintain services and amenities for the public of Invercargill. There are two main parts to Invercargill City Council: the Council (elected representatives) and the Corporate (staff).

The Council is chosen by electors (the Invercargill public) to govern the city's affairs, such as making decisions on spending, priorities and policies.

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Tuesday, 19 November 2013
Exciting line-up of acts planned for 2014 Southland Buskers Festival Defying gravity, turning one's head into a giant ball of rubber bands and being a contortionist/aerial hula-hooper are just some of the entertaining acts performing in the 2014 Southland Buskers' Festival from January 30 to February 2. 783 views

Friday, 1 February 2013
Work to start on 20km Bluff pipeline upgrade Work begins next week on a major upgrade for the water pipeline running between Clifton and Ocean Beach Road in Bluff, Invercargill City Council Engineering Services Group Manager, Russell Keen said today. 526 views

Thursday, 31 January 2013
Richard King reappointed as Chief Executive The Invercargill City Council has reappointed Mr Richard King to the position of Chief Executive Officer for a five year term, His Worship the Mayor Tim Shadbolt, announced today. 581 views

Wednesday, 23 January 2013
Free celebrity rugby game to celebrate sister city anniversary Calling all Southlanders…bring your mates, bring the family to The Great Mayoral Rugby Challenge on Friday, February 15 at Rugby Park. 662 views

Public invited to attend Civic re-signing ceremony Invercargill residents are invited to attend the ceremony for the re-signing of the sister city agreement with Kumagaya, to be held in the Civic Theatre on Friday, February 15. 424 views

Free public events to mark sister city celebrations Two free public events will be the major focus of celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary of Invercargill’s sister city relationship with Kumagaya, Japan. 385 views

Friday, 21 December 2012
Invercargill City Holdings Ltd takes $3 million worth of shares Invercargill Airport Ltd has issued $3 million worth of new share capital to fund the maintenance programme. 513 views

Wednesday, 19 December 2012
Council to take tougher stance on noise control offenders 480 views

Thursday, 13 December 2012
Wonky Donkey author Craig Smith returns to Invercargill Craig Smith the Wonky Donkey author is returning to Invercargill for another great show! On Sunday, December 16 at 2pm the popular New Zealand children’s author and musician will delight Invercargill crowds at the Invercargill Library yet again with his fun lyrics and catchy tunes. 424 views

Registrations flood in for Summer Reading Challenge The challenge has been set and around 400 children, teens and young adults have registered and are preparing for a long hot summer of reading. 259 views

Monday, 10 December 2012
Users invited to demonstration of new pool lift Splash Palace has a new lift for people with disabilities and is inviting users and groups representing people with disabilities to a demonstration on how to use the new equipment. 658 views

Users invited to demonstration of new pool lift Splash Palace has a new lift for people with disabilities and is inviting users and groups representing people with disabilities to a demonstration on how to use the new equipment. 624 views

Wednesday, 28 November 2012
Design firm chosen for CBD upgrade The Invercargill City Council is engaging Pocock Environmental Design to develop a preliminary design for the upgrade of Invercargill’s inner city, City Council Director of Works and Services Cameron McIntosh said today. 287 views

Thursday, 22 November 2012
Roading engineers to meet and learn about new road safety approach Local authority roading engineers from throughout Southland will meet tomorrow to take part in a new “Safe System to Road Safety” workshop, tomorrow at Environment Southland. 265 views

Tuesday, 6 November 2012
Public invited to lecture by earthquake engineering expert Invercargill Deputy Mayor Darren Ludlow is encouraging people with an interest in the preservation of old buildings to attend a lecture by earthquake engineering expert Win Clark. 317 views

Thursday, 1 November 2012
Earthquake engineering expert to speak in city A noted consultant engineer, with expertise in the strengthening of old buildings, will speak in Invercargill on 12 November, Invercargill City Council Resource Management Officer Judith Christie said today. 370 views

Wednesday, 31 October 2012
Invercargill Public Library operations under review The operation of Invercargill’s Public Library is being reviewed to take into account changes in technology and position the library to better meet the needs of library users, Invercargill City Council Director of Works and Services Cameron McIntosh said today. 266 views

Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Council to fell trees at Sandy Point Safety concerns have led the Invercargill City Council to begin felling trees on Petrie’s Track at Sandy Point from Wednesday next week. 307 views

Wednesday, 26 September 2012
Speed restriction signs erected at Myross Bush School Seventy kilometre per hour (kmph) temporary speed restriction signs are being installed this afternoon outside Myross Bush School on Mill Road North, Invercargill City Council Infrastructure and Services Chair Carolyn Dean said today. 227 views

Tuesday, 25 September 2012
Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity 260 views

Monday, 24 September 2012
Public advised about Airport emergency drill Members of the public are advised that Invercargill Airport is to hold its biannual emergency exercise at 2pm on Tuesday 25 September. 251 views

Friday, 21 September 2012
Four invited to submit CBD designs Invercargill’s Inner City Working Group has selected four consultants who have been invited to present a proposal for design improvements for the inner city. 237 views

Thursday, 20 September 2012
Chief Executive's job to be advertised Further to decisions made by the Invercargill City Council earlier in the month in relation to the contract with its CEO Richard King, Council will be advertising the role of CEO this weekend, Chairman of the CEO’s Review Committee, Cr Norman Elder said today. 316 views

Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity 325 views

Wednesday, 19 September 2012
Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity 227 views

Wednesday, 5 September 2012
Film premiere offers entertainment for all The Invercargill City Council is putting on the New Zealand premiere for the people of the city to celebrate the feature Two Little Boys. 495 views

Wednesday, 29 August 2012
Lindsay Thomas secures a seat on the Invercargill City Council Lindsay Thomas has been elected to serve as a Councillor on the Invercargill City Council, Electoral Officer Graham Low announced today. 333 views

Monday, 27 August 2012
Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity Thirty one people will be presented with New Zealand citizenship certificates by Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt at a ceremony in Invercargill tomorrow, Tuesday, August 28. 460 views

Tuesday, 21 August 2012
Counting down to voting deadline With a little over a week and a half to go before the election deadline to fill the extraordinary vacancy on the Invercargill City Council, Electoral Officer Graham Low says there has been a dramatic downturn in the number of votes being received on a daily basis. 205 views

Monday, 20 August 2012
Parade to celebrate our Southland Olympians A ticker tape parade for our Southland Olympians will be held in Invercargill on Thursday, August 23, beginning at 4pm, Invercargill City Council Mayor Tim Shadbolt announced today. 226 views

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