Gore is the second-largest town in the Southland region and is divided into two parts by the Mataura River.
With a combination of culture and heritage that is teamed with modern facilities and city advantages in a rural setting, the southern town of Gore is a drawcard for many. Famous for its country music, illicit whiskey making and brown trout fishing, there is also a growing hub of history, heritage and artwork. more
Rural communities that surround Gore include Mataura, Waikaia and Mandeville, who all play a role in telling the stories of the region’s industrial past.
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Comfort, quality and fully self-contained accommodation. Also three new executive studios - two with wheelchair access. Quiet, peaceful, central location with a mature garden setting. Close to New Zealand's finest fishing river. Easy drive to Fiordland, Queenstown, Te Anau and recreational areas. We do it right - first time.
Mobile-friendly - Travel Door2Door from Invercargill or Bluff to Dunedin 7 days a week, twice daily Monday to Friday. Travel direct from Invercargill or Bluff to Queenstown 7 days, once a day Saturday to Thursday, twice on Friday. Late runs can also go through Gore – book early. Take the stress out of travelling – take Catch-a-Bus SOUTH.
Mobile-friendly - Warm, comfortable, affordable, modern units. Town centre easy walk. Two magnificent trout fishing rivers close. Easy drive to Queenstown, Fiordland and the delightful Southern Lakes. Hunting, sightseeing, golf, tramping and so much more. Friendly hosts keen to assist. We have it all!
Located at 40 Charlton Lane, which runs parallel to S.H.1 on the south side of Gore, Southland. We are located in one of the world’s best fishing regions. We are only a paddock away from the Mataura River, which is famous for brown trout fishing. Our homestay is conveniently close to Gore’s shops, restaurants, and many amenities.
Mobile-friendly - Heartland Hotel Croydon stands among 13 acres of park-like surrounds on the edge of Gore just two hours' drive from both Dunedin and Queenstown. 36 rooms and suites are available for guests. Extensive guest services and facilities including on-site restaurant and bar and complimentary WiFi. Relax in the comfort of your centrally-heated standard or superior room with quality room amenities.
Mobile-friendly - Gore's highest rated accommodation, Qualmark 4+ Star Silver. Just 3kms from town centre with rural outlook. Four rooms, two with Ensuite and two share a bathroom. Separate guest lounge. All rooms have adjustable radiators, electric blankets, TVs, clock-radios with USB charging hairdryer, toiletries. Complimentary tea/coffee, bar fridge, continental breakfast, unlimited free WIFI, laundry service & ironing facilities. Ample off-road parking.
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Gore Christmas At the Races
Join the Tapanui Racing Club at Gore for a very special Christmas Eve celebration. It is a time to catch up with family, say happy holidays to staff for the last time and welcome back old friends to the region all while ...
Where: Gore Racecourse, Gore, Southland
Address: Racecourse Road, Gore, Southland
From: 10:30am on Sunday 24th December 2017
To: 11:59pm on Sunday 24th December 2017
Hokonui Community Market
A monthly community market, offering unique handicrafts and seasonal produce. Email - firstname.lastname@example.org for more details, or follow us on Facebook.
Where: St Andrews Presbyterian Church, Gore, Southland
Address: 4 Devon St, Gore, Southland
From: 10:00am on Saturday 12th August 2017
To: 2:00pm on Saturday 9th June 2018
School Holiday Programme - Intro to Robotics
An introductory course for children keen to have a go with Robotics. Have lots of fun learning: - Basic computing programming to make your robot move around - Basic computer coding - Problem Solving *10-13 year ...
Where: Mataura Community Centre, Gore, Southland
Address: McQueen Ave, Mataura, Gore, Southland
From: 9:30am on Tuesday 16th January 2018
To: 12:30pm on Tuesday 16th January 2018
MLT Moonshine Trail
An awesome off-road event with distances from 5km to 50km and options including mountain biking, running, walking, a duathlon and even a brand new e-bike section. This is a once a year chance to take on the infamous ...
Where: Dolamore Park, Gore, Southland
Address: 70 Dolamore Park Rd, Gore, Southland
From: 9:00am on Saturday 10th February 2018
To: 3:00pm on Saturday 10th February 2018
Kevin Bloody Wilson “Almost Awesome Tour”
Tickets on sale to the general public from 5 October. The outrageously funny Kevin Bloody Wilson returns to New Zealand with his “Almost Awesome Tour” in February featuring special guest artist, Jenny Talia from ...
Where: St James Theatre, Gore, Southland
Address: 61 Irk St, Gore, Southland
From: 8:00pm on Friday 16th February 2018
To: 10:30pm on Friday 16th February 2018