Story: Southland places

Monumental Gore

Facets of Gore and eastern Southland are captured in monuments and statues around the town: the impressive guitar sculpture acknowledging Gore’s role in country music; a massive brown trout, tribute to the rich fishing in the Mataura River; the sheep, tribute to the district’s pastoral wealth; and Creamoata Dan, for many years the ‘poster boy’ of Fleming’s porridge oats, Creamoata.

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David Grant, 'Southland places - Eastern Southland', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 May 2024)

Story by David Grant, updated 25 May 2015