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Garston is located in New Zealand
Location in New Zealand
Country New Zealand
Region Southland
Territorial authority Southland
Time zone UTC+12 (New Zealand Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+13 (New Zealand Daylight Time)
Local iwi Ngāi Tahu

Garston is a small settlement in northern Southland, in the South Island of New Zealand, located close to the region's boundary with Otago. It is the most inland settlement in New Zealand. It is situated south of Lake Wakatipu and close to the upper reaches of the Mataura River, between Kingston and Lumsden. Garston is connected to both Kingston and Lumsden by SH 6.

Garston is notable for its trout fishing and ice skating. Local attractions include the Garston Pub and recently developed mountain biking track. The Around the Mountains Cycle Trail passes through the town.

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