Southland is the southernmost region in the of . It boasts stunning landscapes from the high mountains and icy glaciers to green and lush grasslands on the plains where agriculture is king.

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, the most southerly city in , was built in the late 19th and early 20th… Photo: Willuknight, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, covering over 1.2 million hectares, is 's largest national park and one of the largest in the world. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

/ Piopiotahi is a spectacular glacier-carved fiord in the on the west coast of and is one of New Zealand's most well known scenic attractions. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town on the shore of Lake , in the Southland region of the of . Photo: Steve Collis, CC BY 2.0.


is a hilly, forested coastal area in the south-eastern corner of the of . Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small port town and the southernmost town on the of . Photo: Karora, Public domain.

is a town in the Southland region of that is known as the world's capital of brown trout fishing, and New Zealand's capital of country music. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a rural service town on the River, 13 km south of , in the Southland region of the of .


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