About us

Our purpose and shareholders

Great South - Southland's 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 has a clear mandate to leverage opportunities for Southland in the areas of economic and business development, tourism and events.

Focusing on encouraging the region's overall wellbeing and success, Great South incorporates the Southland Regional Tourism Organisation, central government’s Regional Business Partner (RBP) Network, delivers a range of events and regional initiatives, and runs a number of government-funded contracts that pave the way for regional growth and development.


Our Mission

Better lives through sustainable development


Our shareholders


Our shareholders at Great South

Our shareholders


Southland Regional Development Strategy

Learn more about the strategy driving Southland forward

www.sords.co.nz

Action Plan

The action plan is set out from the regional strategy

Read here

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