Invercargill city councillors have given the nod to five ‘‘shovel-ready’’ projects totalling more than $100million to stimulate the economy.
Further talks between the Invercargill City Council and the Public Service Association will be held today as they seek a truce over the issue of paying employees during Alert Level 3 restrictions.
A resolution has been made following a meeting between the PSA and the Invercargill City Council regarding a planned reduction of pay for ICC employees unable to work fulltime during Alert Level 3.
Five "shovel-ready" Invercargill City Council projects were endorsed by councillors yesterday that asked for $107.25 million from the Crown Infrastructure Partners.
Awarua Whanau Services chief executive Mata Cherrington was one of about 120 people swabbed at the Covid-19 testing site at Te Rau Aroha marae in Bluff yesterday.
Invercargill city councillors yesterday agreed to increase rates by 2% for the next year starting July.
Discussions between the Public Service Association and the Invercargill City Council will continue today regarding the planned reduction of pay for ICC employees unable to work fulltime...
Invercargill ratepayers financially impacted by Covid-19 would be given an opportunity to postpone rate payments — but it will cost them.
A petition signed by nearly 4000 people calling for the removal of a hazardous substance stored in Mataura to be given priority will be delivered to Parliament today.
A locally developed service aimed at aiding struggling businesses and providing residents with takeaway food will be launched today in Invercargill.
As the country moves into Alert Level 3, the way staff at Invercargill City Council are paid will change, meaning about 100 employees will receive 50% of their usual wage.
Invercargill city councillors will decide today whether to put out for consultation an amended policy that would give ratepayers an extended ability to postpone rates payments.
A 5.6 magnitude earthquake 40km north of Te Anau was felt across the bottom of the South Island this morning.
A man fatally injured after a stag attacked him at his Makarewa farm has been described as passionate and a true character.
A manhunt following a fleeing-driver incident came to an end yesterday when a man was apprehended in Te Anau.
A man fatally injured by a stag his Southland property has been named as Invercargill senior firefighter Ben McLean.
A house in Invercargill was significantly damaged by a fire last night.
Workers in home support services are concerned they are compromising their lockdown bubbles when caring for clients without knowing if they could have been exposed to Covid-19.
Police, and an Armed Offenders Squad, were sent to an Invercargill address last night after receiving a report of a person with a firearm.
Tropical butterflies and other creatures in the Otago Museum’s Tropical Forest continue to be cared for during the Covid-19 coronavirus lockdown.