A smashing time


Henry Coates is fascinated by diggers and when his father Alister learned the demolition of the Government Life building in Invercargill was under way, he decided to take the 4-year-old and his sister Harriet (2) to watch it.

“It is pretty cool. The digger is smashing it down,” Henry said.

The inner-city redevelopment will result in the demolition of the entire block bordered by Dee, Tay, Kelvin and Esk Sts, to construct a new centre comprising retail, food and beverage, offices, apartments and more.

An Invercargill Central Ltd spokeswoman said the demolition of the building would take about two weeks to complete. Photo: Luisa GiraoBest jordan SneakersAlle Artikel