Invercargill, New Zealand's southern most city, is the commercial hub of Southland, a mostly agricultural region of extreme natural beauty. .
The city has firm Scottish traditions dating back to the early settlers who pioneered the region. Today Invercargill City has a population of 51,696 according to the 2013 Census.
From the late 1990s Invercargill has transformed itself by using innovative ideas and community funding to attract residents and visitors to the city. The Southern Institute of Technology offers free tertiary education to New Zealand citizens and offers courses specially tailored for international students. Invercargill is also establishing itself as a centre for conferences and events, both sporting and cultural.
For a relaxed lifestyle and southern hospitality Invercargill is the place to visit, live and raise a family. We look forward to welcoming you to our part of the world!
Links to Ministry of Education and SIT websites highlighting education opportunities in Invercargill Read More
Download the "South Alive" newsletters to keep up to date with community projects in South Invercargill.Read More
There’s plenty to do and see in and around Invercargill and Bluff during the holidays. Read More
Thousands of Southlanders lined the route of the ticker-tape parade in central Invercargill on Thuesday, August 23, 2012, to salute Southland's Olympians.Read More
September 18, 2010: Snow during the night and much of Saturday seriously damaged Stadium Southland, closed a supermarket and kept traffic down to a crawl.Read More
The 2009 rugby season closed on a thrilling note thanks to the heroics of the Stags in lifting the Ranfurly Shield at the citadel of Canterbury rugby. Read More