Our Sponsors


Haras Des Trotteurs

Breeding World Class Trotters


Hokonui Honda

Situated centrally in Gore, we offer full Dealership facilities including New Honda Sales and Used Vehicle Sales specialising in New Zealand new late model Honda's


Northern Tavern

The best country pub in town! Our great bar meals are available 7 days a week for lunch and dinner, we also have a fantastic adjoining restaurant The Saucy Chef. We also have a TAB and 18 gaming machines available.


Maraura Licensing Trust

To operate a responsible and profitable service in the hospitality industry for the benefit of the community.


Elite Racing Products

John Earl is a qualified saddler and has been operating his saddlery business for many years from his property at Invercargill. As an owner-trainer-breeder I have seen a need to introduce quality NZ made products for our industry.


Ascot Park Hotel

Ascot Park Hotel is a large, popular venue with a vast array of hotel accommodation, facilities and services.


Balfour Tavern & Motel

Located in the heart of Northern Southland, we offer an awesome relaxing experience. Surrounded by fertile farm land, this area is a rural wonderland.


Willy's Flooring

he team at CarpetPlus are reputable, professional and friendly, with over 15 years of trading history. CarpetPlus are strongly aligned with all the major New Zealand manufacturers and a member of The Flooring Foundation.


Macca Lodge

Brent and Sheree McIntyre have been operating Macca Lodge at Wendonside, just a few miles from Riversdale, since 2008. Former sheep farmers at Tussock Creek near Invercargill, the McIntyres have relished their move into the stud business.


Distinction Luxmore Hotel Te Anau

Distinction Luxmore Hotel offers guests a wide range of refurbished hotel accommodation and FREE unlimited WiFi, conveniently located in the Te Anau town centre.


Stewart Island Flights

Stewart Island Flights is the only commercial operator to Stewart Island that has regular scheduled flights year round. Proudly Southland owned and operated, Stewart Island Flights continues providing an air service to Stewart Island for over 30yrs.


PGG Wrightson Real Estate

f you’re considering selling or buying property, contact us! We’re a national network of experienced locals, connecting people with property. PGG Wrightson is one of New Zealand’s leading agri-business companies


House Of Travel Lakers

Tony & Tracey Laker opened House of Travel Lakers in March 1999, and have grown the business into Southland’s largest travel company, and also one of the largest in New Zealand.


Mark Jones Racing Stables

Mark, with 40 training wins for over $558,000 in stakes this season, has extended his career tally of 472 NZ wins for over $4.7 million in earnings.


Gore New World

As the leading full service and only 100% NZ owned supermarket in eastern Southland, New World Gore is committed to the highest quality products at the best possible value.


GJ Gardner Homes

The G.J. Gardner story began in 1983 with Greg Gardner starting his building firm based on the principles of uncompromised quality and value. He built homes designed to meet individual customer’s needs within a committed time frame.


Advance Agriculture

It is our intention to provide a service which will meet farmers’ requirement needs for advice, information and recommendation, and to provide a consulting service to ensure effective establishment and post-management of your pastures.


PGG Wrightson Livestock

PGG Wrightson’s Standardbred division has a position of unparalleled integrity and trust within the racing industry – we’re highly respected as advisers, valuers, sellers and insurers of bloodstock.


Walker Murdoch Law

Here at Walker Murdoch Law Ltd we pride ourselves on being able to help our clients achieve the best outcome available. We are a small firm but have the experience and expertise to deal with a wide range of legal matters.



Founded in the Adelaide foothills in the 1950’s, Alabar has grown to become a leader in the Standardbred Breeding industry. Alan Galloway Snr and his wife Barbara started up Alabar as a stud farm in South Australia.


Sheet Metal Craft

Sheet Metalcraft is a locally owned and operated light-medium engineering firm which dates from 1978 when it was integral in the Stage 2 construction of the NZAS plant at Tiwai.


Aon Insurance

Aon is the largest provider of insurance broking, risk management and HR consulting services both in New Zealand and globally. With over 800 staff in 76 offices located around the country, you’ll be sure to find us close to wherever you live.


SBS Bank Rural

You need more than a pair of Red Bands to become a rural expert. Our skilled rural team come from farming backgrounds, so they understand the unique nature of farming.


Prydes EasiFeed

Dedicated to equine, Pryde’s EasiFeed falls under the SFMA regulations FeedSafe Accreditation Program. With emphasis placed on family, quality and service all three pillars have become the foundations on which Pryde’s have built their business.


Northern Sountland Vets

We have several vets with special interests in Equine work in particular reproduction. We have facilities at our Riversdale branch to paddock, and stable horses short term. This includes a pupose built ‘crush’ for your horses safety and comfort.


Andrews Transport

Andrews Transport Ltd provides transport solutions in Southland to the rest of the country. We have your complete transport solutions, with an extensive range of courier and haulage options.


Kubala Seeds

Kubala Seeds is a privately owned company and is operated and managed by Pat Kubala and his son Peter. For more than 60 years the name Kubala has been closely linked with arable farming and seed preparation throughout Southland.


Invercargill Licensing Trust

The Trust’s mandate is to provide quality accommodation, food, beverage and entertainment facilities for the residents of, and visitors to Invercargill. Through our success and profitability, we ensure ongoing benefits for the people of Invercargill.


Yaldhurst Hotel

The Yaldhurst Hotel is a country style hotel, proudly providing excellent hospitality to locals and visitors alike since 1866. Historically a staging post for Cobb & Co, nowadays The Yaldy offers a range of comfortable and clean accommodation option