Milford Sound

Milford Sound Piopiotahi

Known around the world for its spectacular beauty, glaciers have shaped the landscape which sees Milford Sound draws large numbers of tourists every year.

Milford Sound was originally known as Milford Haven. It’s renowned for its mountains, the most well-known of which is Mitre Peak – Named for its resemblance to the shape of a bishop’s head-dress.

Around 120 people live at Milford Sound, although the population does fluctuate around tourism seasons.

Council representation and facilities in Milford Sound are listed below.

Community Partnership Leader

Simon Moran

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027 221 8222


Brian Dillon

Cr Brian Dillon
20 York Road, RD 6, Gore 9776
(03) 202 7766, 027 457 8186

John Douglas

Cr John Douglas
3869 Wreys Bush, Mossburn Road, RD 2, Lumsden 9792
(03) 248 6110, 027 493 0633

Ebel Kremer

Cr Ebel Kremer2
7 Wet Jacket Place, Te Anau 9640
(03) 249 8255, 027 510 7785


Milford Community Trust

The chair of the Milford Community Trust is:

Mike Schuck
55 Mokonui St
Te Anau 9600
(03) 249 9313
027 534 2775

Other trust members are: Tim Holland – MSTL, Jason Steele – RJ’s, Mike McConachie, Rosco Gaudin, Brad Johnstone - MCA and Abby Wangeman DOC.

For more information on how, where and when the Trustee will be selected, and to get involved,  please download the following document. Milford Community Association and the Election of its Trustee. [PDF, 289 KB]

Further information relating to the Milford Community Trust can be downloaded by selecting the links below. 

Area Office

Te Anau Area Office

0800 732 732
116 Town Centre
Te Anau 9600
Monday - Friday 8.30am-5pm