Gore is the official home of country music in New Zealand. It's also known for great fly fishing - or maybe you'd rather go flying in a Tiger Moth!
The rural town of Gore has a special attraction for country music fans. Every year in early June, Gore hosts the New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards, which incorporates the New Zealand Line Dancing Championships.
If you like to flick a fly rod, spring and early summer are the best times to catch a brown trout. In addition to the Mataura River, there are many productive streams close by. Guided fishing trips are available.
While in Gore, visit the Hokonui Moonshine Museum to learn about the area’s history of illicit whisky distilling. The Hokonui Moonshiners' Festival celebrates this history in March each year.
For insight into Gore's Maori and European settler past, head to Gore Historical Museum, and to see one of the finest art collections in Southland, visit the Eastern Southland Gallery.
West of Gore is Mandeville, where you can go flying in a restored Tiger Moth.
We are located in the small rural town of Tapanui in the province of West Otago NZ, which lies between the foot of the Blue Mountains ( West Otago ) and the Pomahaka River. Gore is a 30km drive away.Deer stalking, pig hunting and trout fishing are popular pastimes of the area.
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Just 3 minutes’ drive from Mataura River, Charlton Motel offers self-contained accommodation with a fully equipped kitchen. The property features a barbecue area and 100 MB of free Wi-Fi per stay.Charlton Motel Gore is 5 minutes’ drive from Gore Racecourse and the Gore Historical Museum. I... (more)
Signposted from Gore. 22 power & unlimited tent sites on grassed area. Kitchen & shower facilities. Flush toilets. NO DOGS. Well-formed tracks through native forest, 1 wheelchair accessible. Education centre open by appt. Tariff: $10pp (per night), $2 school-age child, under 5 free.
The Pioneer Tavern has 6 brand new quiet motel units available, apartment style. 1-bedroom, ground-floor units. King-size beds. Full kitchen. Laundry. Quality furnishings and linen. Quiet and spacious, with parking at your door. Sky TV in bar..?Single, Double and Twin rooms are available f... (more)
Esplanade Motels offer modern and spacious accommodation with full kitchen facilities, just 3 minutes’ drive from Gore town centre. Each apartment includes electric blankets, satellite TV and a DVD player.The self-contained units are situated on the ground floor and include a flat-screen T... (more)
9 ground-floor rooms;4 ensuite double rooms with Queen beds (some also have a single bed as well), TV, tea & coffee making.5 x single rooms - TV, share bathroom, tea & coffee making in the room.Plus 4 double Portacom units - share bathroom located in the hotel, includes heater, TV, access ... (more)
4 motel units with private facilities at the southern entrance to Central Otago. Fully refurbished, electric blankets. 2min drive to hunting, fishing, 18-hole golf course, squash courts. Public bar/restaurant. EFTPOS. Tariff: $70 (single), $80 (double), $100 (3-4 persons).... (more)
Thanks for coming to have a look around our camp and you must check out our town while you're here. Your experience is at an unhurried pace, like stepping back in time. The smiles are genuine and we'll try and help you anyway we can. We have 2 motel units, 7 cabins and caravan's for you to... (more)
Heartland Hotel Croydon is located in Gore in Southland.It has 36 rooms with a total capacity of 110. Blazing Copper Restaurant & Bar is known for featuring local delicacies such as Fiordland venison and Stewart Island salmon with the local wines. Conference venues are available at the hot... (more)
Set on a 12 acre lifestyle property with spectacular views over Southland farmland and surrounding hills and mountains, Hokonui Homestay offers bed and breakfast accommodation in a private, spacious unit. This modern new three bedroom unit contains a King bed with en suite bathroom upstair... (more)
10 modern, spacious 1 and 2-bedroom units, serviced daily. Queen-size beds, full kitchen facilities, high-pressure showers, video/DVD players. Wireless internet available. Short walk to restaurants and town centre. Cooked/continental breakfast. Friendly and personal service assured. Whethe... (more)
The Reservation B&B is located in Gore. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a TV. Private bathroom also comes with free toiletries. Extras include bed linen.At The Reservation B&B you will find free shuttle service, a garden and barbecue facilities. Other fa... (more)
Accommodation at our upmarket B & B is only 2 minutes drive from the Mataura River, famouss for brown trout fishing.Barry is a member of N.Z.Professional Fishing Guides Assn, and available to guide guests.Our bed and breakfast / homestay is a 12 acre farmlet with a few sheep and cattle, an... (more)
Corinthian Convention Centre, Invercargill, Southland
Sun 1 Jul 2018 8:30AM / Mind & Body
Spend the day with psychic powerhouse Sue Nicholson - see first-hand how she helps you to connect to the Spirit world and learn fascinating exercises designed to help you tap into your own psychic ability. The Sensing ... more
Corinthian Convention Centre, Invercargill, Southland
Mon 2 Jul 2018 7:00PM / Theatre
The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational new live show Earth, Life & Beyond.
Sue's abilities have been seen on TVNZ's 'Sensing Murder', the 'Good Morning' show and 20/20. Her ... more
The Rock are proud to present The Feelers 25th Anniversary Tour.
Twenty Five years ago James Reid and Hamish Gee formed one of our best-loved bands, The Feelers and started on a journey writing and recording some of the ... more
Dan Brader in his eleventh year of stand up comedy! He's lived and performed in the competitive comedy scenes of Perth and Melbourne and has toured around NZ consistently since 2010. His last solo show "Horrible, ... more