Sport Southland is a charitable regional sports trust that supports sport, events and active lifestyles throughout the entire community. With offices in Invercargill and Gore and the delivery of programmes Southland-wide, Sport Southland has a strong presence throughout the region, including in the Wakatipu Basin, which is serviced by Sport Central - a joint venture between Sport Southland and Sport Otago. The main components of Sport Southland's work are: Sport Our community sport team provides a wide range of support to Regional Sports Organisations, clubs and schools. The team administers the KiwiSport fund and associated programmes in schools, holiday sports programmes, PALs and offers support in coaching, talent development, RSO capability and fundamental skills. Events Sport Southland runs a number of Southland's key events, including the BNZ Surf to City, the 5k Series, the MLT Moonshine Trail and the Ascot Park Hotel Southland Festival of Running and play a key role in the organisation of the Distinction Hotels Milford Mountain Classic. The events team also provides support, advice, expertise and equipment to a huge range of events in the area. Active Lifestyles Sport Southland supports active lifestyles in all age groups, with the aim of making more Southlanders more active more often. Our active lifestyles advisors support people to be more active through Green Prescription and a number of associated programmes including Fit 4 Life, Introduction to Aqua Jogging, Active Families and BNZ Active Walkers KiwiSeniors.