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Delivering world-class surf all-year-round

Means Tairāwhiti is a top destination for surfers from around the world. A strong swell, consistent winds and wide-open beaches all line up to create some of New Zealand’s best breaks.

But for many, surfing in Tairāwhiti isn’t just a recreational activity. It’s a lifestyle that connects everyday people to the humbling forces of nature and creates a relaxed way of being that makes the East Coast a unique and inviting destination to discover.

Winding your way up and around the legendary Pacific Coast Highway, you’ll find secluded, breathtaking beaches around every bend so make sure you have your board handy to catch some unforgettable waves in the land of the first light.  pad-top-default pad-bot-default vheight-default mike Grid  
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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