Gore is central to the best of the South Island’s natural landscapes and offers fantastic lifestyle opportunities. If you decide to live in Gore district you will enjoy a relaxed pace of life with all the sporting and cultural facilities, you expect to find in a big city. That is why we call it “Gore District – Rural City Living”. Housing is affordable, and we don’t have traffic lights let alone traffic jams! Indulge your passions, spend time with the family and explore your new Otago-Southland backyard.
Gore District has an innovative hospital, a world-class art gallery, two international airports within a two-hour drive, a choice of outstanding educational facilitates whether you need high school, intermediate, early childhood or tertiary options. There is an abundance of recreational activities whether your interests are sport, art or cultural.
Gore prides itself on being the events capital of Southland hosting both internationally and nationally recognised events. It is the New Zealand Country Music Capital and the World Brown Trout Capital. If you are into country music or brown trout fishing you will not be disappointed. Other events include the Hokonui Fashion Awards, Hokonui Moonshiners’ Festival and the Hokonui Cultural Feast to name just a few. Employment opportunities are both at a qualified and entry level across all sectors. Job availability within the district can be located at www.closingthegaps.nz
September 1, 2021
There is something seductive about the frayed possibilities of land's end. Gondwana's remnants of buckled land are clothed with verdant pastures of sheep, interspersed with ancient forests, fairy-tale waterfalls and ragged cliffs where rocky creches offerRead more