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Council's Easter & Anzac Day Hours

Southland District Council offices and facilities will see changes to opening hours over Easter and Anzac Day. These are as follows:

Offices & Libraries

Southland District Council offices and libraries will be closed on Friday 18 April, Monday 21 April and Tuesday 22 April (Tuesday is taken as Southland Anniversary Day). The offices and libraries will re-open as follows:

Office/Library

Re-opening

Invercargill                         Wednesday 23 April, 8.30am
Otautau Wednesday 23 April, 8am
Riverton Wednesday 23 April, 8am
Winton Wednesday 23 April, 8.30am
Stewart Island Rakiura Wednesday 23 April, 9am
Lumsden Wednesday 23 April, 10am
Wyndham Thursday 24 April, 2pm 
Te Anau Wednesday 23 April, 8.30am 
Te Anau Library Saturday 19 April 10am-1pm
Book bus As per timetable


Transfer Station Hours

All Southland District Council transfer stations will be closed on Good Friday (18 April) and Easter Sunday (20 April). Normal hours resume on Easter Monday (21 April).

In observation of ANZAC day (Friday 25 April) all transfer stations will be closed in the morning. Normal hours will resume at 1pm.

Rubbish & Recycling Collection

Rubbish and recycling collection in the Southland District over the Easter and Anzac Day period is as follows:

Thursday 17 April Normal collections
Friday 18 April No collections
Saturday 19 April Friday's collection will take place
Monday 21 April Normal collections
Tuesday 22 April Normal collections
Wednesday 23 April Normal collections
Thursday 24 April Normal collections
Friday 25 April No collections
Saturday 26 April Friday's collection will take place


For Enquiries & Urgent Service Requests

Southland District Council provides a 24 hour answer service on  0800 732 732 which means you can lodge a request for service at any time day or night, or lodge your own Request for Service through our website by clicking here (external link)

When calling over the holiday period, please advise the call taker of the exact location and nature of your request and the appropriate on call person will be advised.

Council's Easter & Anzac Day Hours

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Draft Annual Plan 2014/2015

Southland District Council has released its Draft Annual Plan 2014/2015 which outlines proposed activities and changes for the coming year.

The plan is open for public submissions. To view a summary of the plan, to download the Draft Annual Plan 2014/2015 and to find out how to make a submission: click here

The plan proposes changes to rates and rating boundaries. To find out what this could mean for you: click here

 

 

Draft Annual Plan 2014/2015

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Southland District Libraries & Services

Council has eight main libraries and a mobile book bus, and membership is free to all Southland District residents.

You can borrow a book several different ways:

Southland District libraries have material in a variety of formats, including large print, audio or video. Books are loaned free of charge and a small charge is placed on children's audio books, reserves, interloans, and videos/DVDs.

 

Southland District Libraries & Services

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Southland District Road Works & Closures

Road closures and roadworks in the Southland District are now available on the Southland District Council website. These will be updated as regularly as possible.

Roadworks underway or starting in the week beginning April 14 are:

Rehabilitations

Nightcaps area improvements –Temporary traffic control is in place but there is no temporary speed limit.

Spar Bush Winton – Portable traffic signals will be in place during attended site working hours. A 30km/hr speed restriction will be in place during working hours, increasing to 50km/h when new seal is in place.

Otautau Tuatapere Rd – Portable traffic signals will be in place during attended site working hours. A 30km/hr speed restriction will be in place during working hours.

Gerrard Road – Drainage & earthworks are underway – A 30km/h speed restriction will be in place during working hours.

Slip Repair works

Work is underway at four Stewart Island sites between March to May:

  • Golden Bay – Construction is underway.  Temporary traffic management is in place, including a 30km/hr speed restriction.
  • Horseshoe Bay
  • Leask Bay
  • Thule Road

 

Southland District Road Works & Closures