A vibrant and diverse community that takes the lead in its own future.

Our Community

Bringing the community together to make South City a vibrant, exciting place to live.

The Pod

The Pod is the heart of our community with two large community rooms, community gardens and stage.

The Pantry

‘South Alive’s community-owned store and café where all profits are invested back into community projects. Visit their website by clicking here

Who we are

Empowered by our strengths as a community, we will build a place to live and work that engenders pride and inspires us.


Connecting neighbours and strengthening neighbourhoods.


Engaging and supporting our arts community.


Encouraging residents to invest time and energy into their homes to create a culture of dignity and self-esteem.


Beautifying South Invercargill by community gardens, pop-up flower beds, hanging baskets, workshops.

Fruit + Nut Trees

Establishing and managing fruit and nut trees for community benefit.

Youth & Children

Encouraging youth engagement within their community.