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Great South - Southland's regional development agency

Great South was established as the Southland Regional Development Agency in March 2019. Committed to driving economic, social and cultural growth, Great South has a clear mandate to leverage opportunities for Southland in the areas of economic and business development, tourism and events.

This involves managing Southland’s regional tourism organisations and central government’s Regional Business Partner (RBP) Network, as well as delivering a range of events, regional initiatives, and government-funded contracts that pave the way for regional development.


Our Mission

Even better lives through sustainable development


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Our people

The team at Great South

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