St Peter’s College 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 8,500 residents, Gore services a prosperous rural community and hinterland. Students at St Peter’s College represent a mix of Gore’s rural and urban residents in addition to the school’s many boarders 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.

Additionally, Gore is centrally located to southern New Zealand’s major attractions.  We are a short 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.


Contact Details

Street Address: 121 Kakapo Street, Gore, Southland, New Zealand
Postal Address: P O Box 94, Gore 9740
Telephone: (03) 208 9060
Fax: (03) 208 0000

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