Gisborne Regional Information
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Gisborne is the largest city in the Eastland region, the first region in New Zealand to see the sunrise each day. View Gisborne scenic video.
Gisborne City is nestled at the northern shores of Poverty Bay, in the Eastland region of New Zealand. The white cliff headland of Young Nick's Head, located at the other end of Poverty Bay, is visible from Gisborne City.
Kaiti Hill is a local attraction, overlooking the city and offering magnificent views from the summit.
A popular holiday destination, Gisborne offers surfing, camping, diving, fishing, hunting, swimming and beautiful white sand beaches.
Here you will find garden attractions, excellent bush, farm and wilderness walks, New Zealand best fly-fishing rivers, award winning wineries and unique tourism activities.
Gisborne is a city where you can indulge in gourmet dining and wine tasting.
Visit the wineries in Gisborne and taste Chardonnay to die for.
Gisborne's white sand surf beaches attract surfers from all over the world—Captain Cook was the first, his ship Endeavour surfed into Kaiti Beach in 1769.
Find Titirangi Domain and Kaiti Hill for views over the Poverty Bay area.
Don't miss a visit to the Eastwoodhill Arboretum, encompassng 135 hectares of exotic and native trees, shrubs and climber plantings. Eastwoodhill Arboretum has the largest collection of Northern Hemisphere trees and shrubs in the Southern Hemisphere.
Gisborne City is a modern city with a wide range of shops, restaurants, bars, cafes and places to stay.
Gisborne is a popular tourist destination and offers a wide range of accommodation options:
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