Great South Business Support

Across Southland, our communities and businesses are navigating the effects of COVID-19. As providers of the Regional Business Partner Network, we are committed to connecting our region with the latest information and support services available at this time.


One-on-one support and assistance

As the Business Partner for the Southland region, Great South can connect your business with one-on-one support and expert advice in the areas of:

  • HR
  • Health and Wellness
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Finance and Cashflow Management
  • Digital Enablement
  • Marketing 
  • Business Strategy

For more information on this opportunity and to learn whether your business is eligible for this support, click here


Business response to COVID-19

If you are needing information to access to resources for your business in response to COVID-19, then please contact Great South on the below number and we will organise for a member of the team to get in touch.

This service is available between 9 am and 5 pm Monday to Friday.

03 211 1400


The latest information from Great South 

22 April 2020

Latest newsletter for Southland businesses on the information and resources available in response to COVID-19 Read more

17 April 2020

Latest newsletter for Southland businesses on the information and resources available in response to COVID-19 Read more

9 April 2020

Latest newsletter for Southland businesses on the information and resources available in response to COVID-19 Read more

3 April 2020

Update for Southland businesses and information on the resources available in response to COVID-19 Read more

31 March 2020

Latest information for Southland accommodation providers, including a survey being carried out on behalf of Emergency Management Southland Read more

27 March 2020

Our latest newsletter for Southland businesses including information and resources available in response to COVID-19 Read more

26 March 2020

Latest information for Southland's tourism industry, including the temporary accommodation service number and information from Air New Zealand Read more

25 March 2020

Update for accommodation providers across Southland, including a list of camping grounds that have indicated that can accommodate visitors and the national number for stranded visitors to contact for more information on the accommodation available across the country Read more

24 March 2020

Important information for accommodation providers across Southland Read more

23 March 2020

Invercargill i-SITE to become virtual services Read more

22 March 2020

COVID-19 response update from Great South Read more

COVID-19 tourism update for Southland: Read more

20 March 2020

Great South is carrying out a business survey to determine what support local businesses need in response to COVID-19  Read more


The resources on this page may contain links to other websites. Great South takes no responsibility for the information published on these sites and at the time of publication, had identified this as being a useful resource for business in response to COVID-19.




Areas of resource for your business: 


Unite against COVID-19 

The latest information from the Government and the ways that you can help to prevent the spread of the virus can be found here


Business webinars

Webinars available to support your business in response to COVID-19

Learn more

Southland job listings

Employment opportunities available across the Southland region

Learn more

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