• Welcome to

    Tairāwhiti Gisborne

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Nau mai, Haere mai

Tairāwhiti is a stunning and unique corner of Aotearoa that's perfect for discovery.  From majestic mountains to the pristine Pacific shores, Tairāwhiti offers endless opportunities to explore, unwind and rejuvenate. 

Looking back at the arrival of the 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.

Summer is the perfect time to explore this beautiful region. Take a leisurely stroll on the pristine beaches, or enjoy a glass of wine at the picturesque vineyards. Connect with the friendly locals as you discover Aotearoa in an entirely new light. Tairāwhiti is famous for its stunning sunrises and sunsets, and the longer days in summer make it the perfect time to find the best spot to gaze out to the horizon.

Discover the spectacular beauty of Tairāwhiti, where you can enjoy the crisp air, long and clear days, and peaceful surroundings. Whether you're an adventurer, food lover, or culture enthusiast, Tairāwhiti has it all.


Getting to Gisborne

Getting to Gisborne
Getting to Gisborne


From significant historical landmarks to stunning natural wonders, Tairāwhiti is home to an extraordinary mix of must-see and must-do attractions and experiences.


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.

Only in Tairāwhiti

Tairāwhiti is home to some truly unique experiences, only found in the East Coast of New Zealand