Regions

Southland

From national parks to period townscapes, Southland delivers accessible diversity. The World Heritage Area of Fiordland presents a landscape of ancient rainforests and granite peaks. Its capital Invercargill offers period US backdrops and screen know-how from the Sir Anthony Hopkins School of Dramatic Arts. 

New Zealand, Otago Southland region map

Central Otago

The inland area of Central Otago is home to rugged vistas and charming townships. It offers a unique landscape of tussocky fields against a backdrop of snowy mountains. The region also has a rich 'Gold Rush' heritage, which has been retained in old-world towns like Cromwell.  

New Zealand, Otago Southland region map

Queenstown Lakes

Queenstown has been an established screen production centre for over forty years, with high-calibre crew, world-class equipment and an international airport at its doorstep. The region is also favoured by filmmakers for its mountains, lakes, forests and farmland.

New Zealand, Otago Southland region map

Waitaki

Waitaki offers 150km of beautiful coastline, fishing villages, river valleys, high country farmland, snow capped mountains and lush green fields. A regular starring location is the town of Oamaru, which is known for its Victorian Whitestone district.

New Zealand, Otago Southland region map

Dunedin

Dunedin is a film-friendly city with breathtaking scenery and distinctive, old-world charm. A location for several high profile features, filmmakers come for unique wildlife, coastal and inland scenery, and the widest selection of Victorian buildings in NZ.

New Zealand, Otago Southland region map

Clutha

Rural meets coastal in the diverse region of Clutha. The area is home to the famous seascapes of The Catlins, as well as miles of unspoiled winding coastal roads. The region also offers rural backdrops, dense forest and a rich Gold Rush heritage.

New Zealand, Otago Southland region map
Southland

From national parks to period townscapes, Southland delivers accessible diversity. The World Heritage Area of Fiordland presents a landscape of ancient rainforests and granite peaks. Its capital Invercargill offers period US backdrops and screen know-how from the Sir Anthony Hopkins School of Dramatic Arts. 

New Zealand, Otago Southland region map
Central

The inland area of Central Otago is home to rugged vistas and charming townships. It offers a unique landscape of tussocky fields against a backdrop of snowy mountains. The region also has a rich 'Gold Rush' heritage, which has been retained in old-world towns like Cromwell.  

New Zealand, Otago Southland region map
Queenstown

Queenstown has been an established screen production centre for over forty years, with high-calibre crew, world-class equipment and an international airport at its doorstep. The region is also favoured by filmmakers for its mountains, lakes, forests and farmland.

New Zealand, Otago Southland region map
Waitaki

Waitaki offers 150km of beautiful coastline, fishing villages, river valleys, high country farmland, snow capped mountains and lush green fields. A regular starring location is the town of Oamaru, which is known for its Victorian Whitestone district.

New Zealand, Otago Southland region map
Dunedin

Dunedin is a film-friendly city with breathtaking scenery and distinctive, old-world charm. A location for several high profile features, filmmakers come for unique wildlife, coastal and inland scenery, and the widest selection of Victorian buildings in NZ.

New Zealand, Otago Southland region map
Clutha

Rural meets coastal in the diverse region of Clutha. The area is home to the famous seascapes of The Catlins, as well as miles of unspoiled winding coastal roads. The region also offers rural backdrops, dense forest and a rich Gold Rush heritage.

New Zealand, Otago Southland region map

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