Intensive pastoral farming and rlated agricultural services is the dominant form of business activity in the district.

A significant development is the construction of the multi million dollar Mataura Valley Milk Plant at McNab, on the outskirts of Gore.

Unemployment at the last census for people aged 15 and over was 3.9 percent, compared with 7.1 percent nationally.




Chamber of Commerce
The Eastern Southland Chamber of Commerce is a body of business and professional people, who range from major corporations to small, medium enterprises to sole traders. We’re all working together in the interests of trade, industry, commerce and the general community to make Gore and the province of Southland a better place to do business. It represents the people who are concerned about improving and promoting business in Eastern Southland.

For more information or for a helping hand in getting started in business in Gore, contact the Chamber of Commerce: