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.
Photo: Ingolfson, Public domain.

Popular Destinations

, 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 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 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 rural service town on the River, 13 km south of , in the Southland region of the of . Photo: Goscentral, Public domain.


Latitude of center
-45.6667° or 45° 40' south
Longitude of center
168° or 168° east
517 metres (1,696 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: إقليم سوثلاند
  • Aragonese: Rechión de Southland
  • Armenian: Սաութլենդ
  • Asturian; Bable: Southland
  • Basque: Southland eskualdea
  • Belarusian: Саўтленд
  • Bengali: সাউথল্যান্ড অঞ্চল
  • Bulgarian: Саутланд
  • Catalan: Southland
  • Cebuano: Southland
  • Chinese: 南地
  • Chinese: 南地大区
  • Chinese: 南地大區
  • Chinese: 南部地区
  • Danish: Southland Region
  • Dutch: Southland
  • English: Southland, New Zealand
  • English: Southland Region
  • Esperanto: Sudlando Regiono
  • Finnish: Southland
  • French: Southland
  • French: région de Southland
  • Gaelic (Scots): Southland Region
  • Georgian: საუთლანდის რეგიონი
  • Georgian: საუთლენდის რეგიონი
  • German: NZ-STL
  • German: Southland
  • German: Southland (Region)
  • Greek: Σάουθλαντ
  • Gujarati: દક્ષિણલેન્ડ પ્રદેશ
  • Hebrew: סאוסלנד
  • Hebrew: סאות'לנד
  • Hebrew: סאותלנד
  • Hindi: साउथलैंड क्षेत्र
  • Indonesian: Wilayah Southland
  • Italian: Southland
  • Japanese: サウスランド地方
  • Kannada: ಸೌತ್ಲ್ಯಾಂಡ್ ಪ್ರದೇಶ
  • Korean: 사우스랜드 지방
  • Korean: 사우슬랜드
  • Korean: 사우슬랜드 지방
  • Latvian: Sautlendas reģions
  • Lithuanian: Soutlando regionas
  • Macedonian: Саутленд
  • Malay (generic): Wilayah Southland
  • Maori: Murihiku
  • Maori: Takiwā o Murihiku
  • Maori: Te Taurapa o Te Waka
  • Marathi: साउथलँड प्रदेश
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: جيهة ساوتلاند
  • Norwegian: Southland
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Southland, New Zealand
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Southland
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Southland på New Zealand
  • Persian: سرزمین جنوبی، نیوزیلند
  • Polish: Southland
  • Portuguese: Southland
  • Russian: Сауслэнд
  • Russian: Саутленд
  • Serbo-Croatian: Southland
  • Sinhalese: සවුත්ලන්ඩ් කලාපය
  • Spanish: Región de Southland
  • Spanish: Southland
  • Swedish: Southland
  • Tamil: தெற்கு லாந்து பகுதி
  • Telugu: సౌత్‌లాండ్ ప్రాంతం
  • Thai: เซาท์แลนด์
  • Turkish: Southland
  • Turkish: Southland Bölgesi
  • Ukrainian: Саутленд
  • Urdu: ساؤتھ لینڈ، نیوزی لینڈ
  • Urdu: ساؤتھ لینڈ ریجن
  • Vietnamese: Khu vực Southland
  • साउथलैण्ड क्षेत्र

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