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Nau mai, Haere mai

From sacred mountains to the shores of the vast Pacific Ocean, Tairāwhiti Gisborne is a stunning and unique corner of Aotearoa made for discovery.

Looking back to the arrival of great Polynesian voyagers, Captain James Cook’s landing and the very first encounter between Māori and European, Tairāwhiti is a significant region steeped in New Zealand culture and history.

As the first place in the world to see the sunrise each day, there’s plenty of time to explore unspoilt beaches and flourishing vineyards, connect with the welcoming people of this land and discover New Zealand in a whole new light.  With a calendar of year-round entertainment and experiences to delight you, the land of the first light is a fun-filled destination that offers something for everyone. Explore some of the top things to do in Gisborne  pad-top-default pad-bot-default vheight-default mike Carousel  pad-top-default pad-bot-default vheight-default mike   

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Far from crowds but as close to paradise as it gets, take your time to explore this unique corner of Aotearoa. Tairāwhiti, the coast upon which the sun rises to shine across the water, is a natural wonderland and welcoming destination to discover.  pad-top-default pad-bot-default vheight-default mike Touchpoints  

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Tairawhiti Gisborne - First to see the light

New Zealand is currently operating under the COVID-19 Protection Framework (traffic lights), Tairāwhiti may look and feel different as you travel throughout the region.

If you are planning to visit please do so responsibly by following the Tiaki Promise - respecting our people and place. 

Availability of visitor experiences across Tairāwhiti may be different at the moment. Please take time to research and plan your journey in advance to ensure you have a great holiday in Te Tairāwhiti.

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