About us

Our purpose and shareholders

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 has a clear mandate to leverage opportunities for Southland in the areas of economic development, business development services, tourism and events, and regional wellbeing.  

This includes incorporating the Southland Regional Tourism Organisation, central government’s Regional Business Partner (RBP) Network and running a number of government-funded contracts.

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


Action Plan

The action plan is set out from the regional strategy

Read here

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