Better lives through sustainable development

Driving regional growth

Southland has the potential to be recognised as the best place to live, work and play in the whole world. To recognise this potential, and create a contemporary, connected and competitive region, Great South is focused on creating better lives through sustainable development, something that we believe regardless of sector, industry or background, we can all contribute to and enjoy the benefits of.


The Southland Regional Development Agency is the Economic Development Agency for Southland, delivering a wide range of initiatives, services and events to promote and grow the region alongside Southland communities

Who are we?

These are the people that make it all happen

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About Great South

Our history and organisational structure of the Southland Regional Development Agency

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Southland Regional Development Strategy

Learn more about the regional strategy

Business Services

We provide support to business from start-up to innovation

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