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South Catlins

South Catlins forms the southern portion of The Catlins, located between Balclutha and Invercargill. Wildlife and native plants and trees are a feature of the Catlins. Varieties of sea birds are prolific and you may see the forest-dwelling birds tui, bellbird, fantail, native pigeon and the rare mohua. You may also be fortunate enough to observe yellow-eyed penguins from the viewing hides provided. more

The Catlins is also home to the New Zealand sea lion, fur seal and the Hector’s dolphin. The forests contain many native tree species especially tree ferns, rata, kahikatea, miro, kamahi, and silver beech. The remarkable Catlins is renowned for its ever-changing panoramic views of moody skies, wind-shorn trees, rugged shores, forests and pastureland.

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Honouring the Driving Forces of Our Emergency Services

From: Fri 29th Mar 2024

Take a trip down memory lane: a tribute to the vehicles of our emergency services that kept our communities safe for almost a century. Prepare to look back in time as you get up close and personal with our display of ...

Where: Bill Richardson Transport World, Invercargill, Southland
Address: 491 Tay St, Invercargill, Southland

From: 10:00am on Friday 29th March 2024
To: 5:00pm on Saturday 31st August 2024

We Rise - 10th Anniversary Tour

Thu 30th May 2024

Devilskin Announce We Rise 10th Anniversary Tour With very special guests: Tadpole Feat. Emma Dilemma  Multi-platinum NZ rockers DEVILSKIN are revving up and getting ready to hit the road this May in celebration ...

Where: ILT Stadium Southland, Invercargill, Southland
Address: 18 Surrey Park Road, Invercargill, Southland

From: 6:30pm on Thursday 30th May 2024
To: 11:00pm on Thursday 30th May 2024

Freeze Ya Bits Off Busking

From: Fri 31st May 2024

On King’s Birthday weekend every year, buskers take to the streets of Gore for literally the coolest busking competition in New Zealand. Freeze Ya Bits Off Busking is one of the key events in the Bayleys Tussock ...

Where: St James Theatre, Gore, Southland
Address: 61 Irk St, Gore, Southland

From: 11:00am on Friday 31st May 2024
To: 6:00pm on Sunday 2nd June 2024

Swan Lake

Sun 2nd Jun 2024

Considered the greatest of all classical ballets, Swan Lake is a perfect marriage of music and dance. With Tchaikovsky’s sweeping score – lush, romantic, instantly recognisable – and Kristian ...

Where: Civic Theatre, Invercargill, Southland
Address: 88 Tay St, Invercargill, Southland

From: 7:30pm on Sunday 2nd June 2024
To: 10:15pm on Sunday 2nd June 2024

Saurian - Down at the Crown Single Release

Fri 7th Jun 2024

Saurian, the octopedal rock unit from Dunedin are set to release their engaging new single, 'Down at the Crown' on May 3. This is the second song to be released from their upcoming EP. It’s a tune celebrating the ...

Where: Tillermans, Invercargill, Southland
Address: 16 Don St, Invercargill, Southland

From: 10:00pm on Friday 7th June 2024
To: 11:59pm on Friday 7th June 2024

Heath Franklin's Chopper - Not Here to F*ck Spiders

Sun 9th Jun 2024

AS SEEN ON 7 DAYS NZ's Most Wanted MOST WANTED comedian is back after three years off... and he's not here to f*ck spiders! That's right. Not even if they're dressed in a sexy spider nurse outfit. He just hasn't got ...

Where: Civic Theatre, Invercargill, Southland
Address: 88 Tay St, Invercargill, Southland

From: 7:00pm on Sunday 9th June 2024
To: 11:59pm on Sunday 9th June 2024

Jubilation: Strauss & Shostakovich

Tue 11th Jun 2024

Henry Meng Fanfare Richard Strauss Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme Sai Natarajan We Long For An Adventure Shostakovich Symphony No. 9 NZSO’s Music Director Emeritus James Judd is a familiar face to audiences after ...

Where: Civic Theatre, Invercargill, Southland
Address: 88 Tay St, Invercargill, Southland

From: 7:30pm on Tuesday 11th June 2024
To: 8:55pm on Tuesday 11th June 2024

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Madsen Promotions Tribute to Queen + Bee Gees

Fri 21st Jun 2024

Golden medallions, steaming disco boots, flares, discotheque mania: the Bee Gees are the icons of this magic era, firmly cemented into our minds as the men of “Night Fever.” This is all brought back to ...

Where: Club Southland, Invercargill, Southland
Address: 115 Leet Street, Invercargill, Southland

From: 7:30pm on Friday 21st June 2024
To: 10:20pm on Friday 21st June 2024

Hoedown Showdown

Fri 21st Jun 2024

Brimming with tomfoolery, extravagant outfits and toe-tapping tunes that’ll have you dancing in the aisles. Featuring: Karl Perigo Marian Burns Chet O’Connell Isaac Pawson Kate Lineham Hank Trenton Grant ...

Where: Civic Theatre, Invercargill, Southland
Address: 88 Tay St, Invercargill, Southland

From: 11:00am on Friday 21st June 2024
To: 12:45pm on Friday 21st June 2024

2024 Matariki hāngī and Night Walk

Fri 28th Jun 2024

Mānawatia a Matariki! Mānawatia a Matariki! Nau mai haere mai to a family friendly evening of kai and connection! Celebrate Matariki with a community hāngī, try your hand at harakeke weaving, and rug up to join DOC ...

Where: Te Anau Scout Hall, Te Anau, Fiordland
Address: 154 Manapouri - Te Anau Highway, Te Anau, Fiordland

From: 4:45pm on Friday 28th June 2024
To: 8:30pm on Friday 28th June 2024

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Mainstay New Zealand Hotels

Mainstay NZ Hotels

Large collection of independent hotels.

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Choice Hotels

Holiday packages for any occasion.

Hawkdun Rise

Hawkdun Rise

Boutique vineyard-stay near the town of Alexandra.