About us

Our purpose and shareholders

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Introducing Great South - your regional development agency

Great South was established as Southland’s regional development agency in March 2019. Committed to driving economic, social and cultural growth, Great South embraces a renewed focus to regional growth and has a clear mandate to leverage opportunities for Southland in the areas of economic development, business development, tourism and events, and regional wellbeing. 

As a council-controlled organisation, Great South has nine shareholders and members who support the organisation in encouraging the future growth and development of the region.

Our shareholders

Our shareholders at Great South

Our shareholders

Southland Regional Development Strategy

Learn more about the strategy driving Southland forward


Action Plan

The action plan is set out from the regional strategy

Read here

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