Doing business in Gore

If you want to do business in Gore there are a number of organisations and resources worth knowing about to help you settle in and succeed



GoRetail is a support network for retailers in the District and encourages consumers to shop local.


Gore Young Professionals

If you’re under 35 or in your first 15 years of working life, Gore Young Professionals could be for you.

It aims for young people to take an active role in the community, and promotes personal development and networking opportunities through social occasions.


Venture Southland

Venture Southland is the economic development agency for Southland.

It works closely with NZ Trade and Enterprise to encourage investment into the Southland region by providing advice on and assistance with investment proposals and opportunities. 

For more information about business support and investment, contact the Business Team at Venture Southland.


Eastern Southland Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce is Invercargill based but there are activities in the Gore District throughout the year.