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.
Farm To Farm Tours gives you the opportunity to travel throughout New Zealand and the world on tours customised to your needs. We specialise in organising tours for farmers, agribusiness people and others interested in rural life. As well as group tours, we arrange self drive tours, agricultural conferences and events, farm stays and country hospitality experiences.
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.
The Hotel offers a large community bar, with gaming machines, pool table and dart board, hearty country style fare and affordable prices with regular weekly specials. We have 9 accommodation rooms that are clean, warm, tidy and affordable. Bottle store on site, stocking a good range of beers, wines, spirits and ready to drinks products, a good selection chilled too.
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.
With one of Southern Campers fantastic Motorhomes, you can see the beautiful South Island of New Zealand. Our fleet of modern campervans are fully equipped with solar panels for longer freedom camping, toilet, shower, hot/cold water, cookers, fridge, crockery, cutlery and cooking equipment. Linen provided and FREE unlimited road K's and certified self-contained campers for freedom camping.
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An interactive travelling art exhibition, all pieces for sale, guess the famous faces and be in to win a piece of art. Located on the corner of Mersey and Main Street, open daily from 9:30. Gold coin donation ...
Where: Pop Up Art Gallery, Gore, Southland
Address: 90 Main Street, Gore
From: 9:30am on Monday 4th February 2019
To: 11:59pm on Sunday 24th February 2019
Hokonui Moonshine Festival
Don't miss Gore's event of the Summer, the Hokonui Moonshine Festival. Celebrating our illicit whiskey distilling heritage, join us for continuous music, heritage-themed food, craft beer and cider, Central Otago Wines ...
Where: Hokonui Heritage Centre, Gore, Southland
Address: Cnr Norfolk St and Hokonui Dr, Gore, Southland
From: 12:00pm on Saturday 16th February 2019
To: 6:00pm on Saturday 16th February 2019
Dr Julie Bhosale Toddler Food Evening Event
By popular demand Dr Julie Bhosale will be doing a special toddler food evening event at the Gore Parents Centre! An internationally-renowned family wellbeing and nutrition expert, published author, and speaker – Dr ...
Where: Gore Parents Centre, Gore, Southland
Address: 13 Wayland Street, Gore, Southland
From: 7:00pm on Thursday 28th February 2019
To: 9:00pm on Thursday 28th February 2019
Tutus On Tour 2019
Following sell-out performances around New Zealand in 2018, the RNZB is delighted to bring Tutus on Tour to Gore in 2019. Our dancers will perform classical favourites and contemporary works, tailor-made for intimate ...
Where: St James Theatre, Gore, Southland
Address: 61 Irk St, Gore, Southland
From: 6:30pm on Friday 5th April 2019
To: 11:59pm on Friday 5th April 2019