The Southland Regional Spaces and Places Strategy is the result of a collaboration between Active Southland, Sport New Zealand, Invercargill City Council, Gore District Council, Southland District Council, Invercargill Licensing Trust, ILT Foundation, Community Trust South and the Mataura Licensing Trust.

The Strategy was borne out of a willingness by those organisations to work together to create and implement a more aligned approach to the regional planning of spaces and places, relating to play, active recreation and sport, across Southland.

There is a shared understanding that this aligned approach is vital to ensuring Southland’s future investment into spaces and places provides the best value, outcomes and quality experiences for the community. 

Check out the recent presentation on the Southland Spaces and Places Strategy for regional sports organisations. If you would like to know more contact Active Southland Spaces and Places lead Tim Fletcher.


The Strategy is a partnership between differnet local, regional and national organisations that includes: