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.