About Gore

Gore High School is located in the town of Gore, the second largest municipality in Southland - the southern-most province of New Zealand’s stunning South Island. With a population of approximately 10,000 residents, Gore services a prosperous rural community. Students at Gore High School represent a mix of Gore’s rural and urban residents and international students.

Gore is a vibrant, friendly community with many unique amenities:

• Train, relax or play in our modern swimming pool or indoor stadium

• Try ice-skating, ice hockey or curling at Southland’s only ice rink

• Visit Gore’s internationally renowned art and heritage precinct

• Take a flight in a vintage Tiger Moth at the Croydon Aviation Heritage Centre

• Fish in the world famous Mataura River for tasty brown trout 

Gore is centrally located to southern New Zealand’s major attractions and airports. We are a short one or two-hour drive from:

• Queenstown, Wanaka, Te Anau and the Southern Lakes district

• Incredible skiing at Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Cardrona and Treble Cone ski fields

• The majestic scenery and outdoor playgrounds of Fiordland, Milford Sound, Stewart Island, and the Catlins

• Dunedin’s and Queenstown’s international airports and Invercargill’s domestic airport

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Welcome to Gore Overview (PDF)

Top 10 Things to do in Gore (PDF)

Gore High School

28 Coutts Rd, Gore 9710, New Zealand

Private Bag 50024, Gore 9740, New Zealand

phone: 00 64 (0)3 208 9130

email: ghs@gore-high.school.nz

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