Famous for Hokonui Moonshine, fly fishing and country music, Gore has plenty to entice visitors to stay a while.

Walkers and mountain bikers will enjoy the tracks and trails in and surrounding Dolamore Park, art lovers will be amazed by the collections at the Eastern Southland Gallery and it’s a garden lover’s delight.

Major events include the Hokonui Moonshiners’ Festival, the New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards, the NZ International Film Festival and the Hokonui Fashion Design Awards.