Welcome to Winton, New Zealand
Welcome to the Winton Website, an amazing little town in the heart of rural Southland. As the hub of a vibrant rural community you will find a wide range of business’s, services, community groups and some of the best schools in New Zealand.
If you’re from out of town, come on out, say hello, you’ll find some amazing shops, great food in local cafes, no rush, easy free parking, and great local service. Check out the business page for a full list of business’s in Winton.
Locals are encouraged to contribute to the page with community group information, business listings, events and news. Please contact us to discuss this.
The Winton Rotary Trail is a fantastic community asset for current and future generations to enjoy using. It was officially opened jointly by Minister of Parliament Bill English and landowner Joan Hodges on April 12. An enthusiastic crowd of approximately … Read More
Winton Facebook Pages
There are a few useful facebook pages and groups in Winton. https://www.facebook.com/wintonnz – this page has a lot of events published, contact admin to list https://www.facebook.com/groups/260376840782982/ WintonNZ Notice Board, this group allows members to post – lots on events, questions, … Read More
St Johns Needs You!
Winton needs more St John volunteers! A great opportunity to serve your community in a vital role, learn new skills and work with a great team of others. If this sounds like you contact St Johns, all the details … Read More
Winton is situated on the main highway between Invercargill and Queenstown, 30 minutes north of Invercargill
Winton is a town renowned for its friendly residents and beautiful gardens, picturesque historical buildings from the 1800s, and neatly set out residential housing.
The strength of the town is based on the diverse farming industry surrounding it including sheep, cattle, deer, dairy, crops and flowers. Intensive production and a moderate climate help produce meat and wool for the New Zealand export market. Sawmilling is the towns largest industry with both native and plantation forests being processed for national and export trade.
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