Invercargill City Council is the local council for Invercargill city and Bluff. The council area has a population of more than 51,000 people.

Environment Southland is the brand name of the Southland Regional Council - the statutory body responsible for managing the region's natural and physical resources of air, land, water and coast.

Gore District Council is is the local authority for an area of 1250km², which includes Gore and Mataura. The district has a population of around 12,000.

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Family Services Directory

The purpose of the Family Services Directory is to connect people with providers who can help. It provides online access to a range of family related services and programmes.

Get Ready

This is a Civil Defence website for the public which helps you to prepare for a disaster such as an earthquake or tsunami.

Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is responsible for the functions of four former agencies – the Department of Building and Housing, the Ministry of Economic Development, the Department of Labour and the Ministry of Science and Innovation.

Ministry for Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries focus is on growing and protecting New Zealand, working across the sector from primary producers to retailers and consumers.

New Zealand Government

This website has a directory of Government agencies, including education providers, local government and government departments.

New Zealand Citizenship Office

The New Zealand government website that tells you all you need to know about New Zealand citizenship.

Real Estate Agents Authority

The Real Estate Agents Authority is the government body which regulates the real estate agent sector. Visit this site to learn more about what you need to know before buying a home.