Our local insights
Our tips and favourite places
There’s plenty to see and do when you’re down south in Invercargill! At New Zealand’s southernmost city, we have something for everyone, whether you enjoy being out in nature, relaxing with family or mates, or want to learn more about New Zealand’s rich heritage. Take a look at some of our local insights if you’re keen to know more, and we hope you enjoy your time in the City of Water and Light — it’s a city where dreams are possible!
SIT Invercargill – How the Polytechnic brings in new talent
The highly-rated Southern Institute of Technology is known throughout the country for its Zero Fees Scheme. But there are many other ways that the Invercargill polytechnic attracts new talent to the region.
Housing in Invercargill: an affordable city to live in
Around New Zealand, house prices had seen a sharp rise in the early 2010s and 2020s, with house prices outpacing wage growth by a significant amount in some regions. Invercargill however has remained one of the most affordable cities in the country to buy a home.
Common Routes when Driving from Dunedin to Invercargill
There are a few ways to get to our park by driving. Dunedin to Invercargill is one of the most popular ones to get to us. Take a look at our tips for some of the more popular routes.
Invercargill Airport and what to expect when flying in
A smaller urban airport, Invercargill Airport still has all the essentials and flies to all other major urban areas in NZ.
Invercargill Weather and Climate
Planning a visit to Invercargill and want to know how to prepare for the weather? We have some tips for visiting during different seasons here.
The Catlins are a gorgeous natural area comprising of forests, waterfalls, ocean beaches, and much more.
A City with a Rich History
Invercargill has a rich, long-standing history dating back over 165 years ago. When did the city get started, and how does its founding affect life today? Find out more here!
Five Fun Facts about Invercargill
Invercargill has a lot of going for it. With a rich history and some unique features, there’s a lot of things you might not know about the city. Check out these five fun facts about the city.
Invercargill: The World’s Southernmost…
Invercargill is the most southern city in New Zealand. But it also has many of the southernmost things in the entire world.
Take a look at some of these southernmost things in our article, and go have a visit to a few while you’re here!