Winton’s Watertower

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.

Our History     Demograghic Profile – Stats and Facts

Visit out community and business directories to find local community clubs, churches, schools, service clubs etc and more details on the organisations listed below.

Medical Services

Winton Medical Centre
394 Great North Road, Winton Find on Map
Ph 0 3 236 7444

Central Physiotherapy
384 Great North Road, Winton Find on Map
Ph 236-0100

Winton Maternity Centre
384 Great North Road, Winton Find on Map


Council Services

Library And Southland District Council Office
1 Wemyss Street, Winton Find on Map
Opening Hours
Mon, Wed, Thurs 8.30am to 5pm
Tues, Fri 8.30am to 6pm
Saturday 9.30am to 1pm

Waste Transfer Center
Florence St, Winton Find on Map
Opening Hours
Mon & Wed 2pm to 5.30pm
Fri 12 noon to 5.30pm
Saturday 1pm to 5pm (Winter) or 11am to 5pm (Summer)
Sunday 2pm to 5pm (Winter) or 1pm to 5pm (Summer)
Coupons for the Waste Transfer Center can be purchased from Caltex on Great North Road.



Local Primary Schools
Dipton, Drummond, Heddon Bush ,Hillside, Limehills, Lochiel, St Thomas (Catholic), Winton

High Schools
Central Southland College 


Anglican, Presbyterian, Salvation Army, Catholic (St Thomas), Winton Christian Center

Marriage Celebrants

Patricia Dodds, Darren Frazer 

Social Services

Winton Community Worker
Lousie Faithful

Let’s Link
Assistance with transport for seniors and Community Food Bank

Venus for Hire

Click for a full list of venues to hire around Winton.

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      Got a question or comment about Winton or this website please contact us via this page or call Darren Frazer on Ph 021 415 840