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Kia ora koutou,

This summer in te Tairāwhiti, if you are thinking of travelling, do so with the Tiaki Promise in mind.

Some of our iconic experiences, like East Cape Lighthouse and Maunga Hikurangi, cannot operate this year. Those that will, operate under the Covid 19 Protection Framework (Traffic Light system).

The Tiaki Promise is all about caring for our people and place.

Travelling safely and responsibly with respect is what this summer is all about.

Below are the key links to keep you updated from official sources.

The Gisborne i-SITE team will be available every day (Closed Christmas Day) for any tourism industry and travel enquiries.


Contact us via phone or email:

Gisborne i-SITE

06 868 6139

[email protected]


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