Gisborne City Guide
Gisborne, situated in the Poverty Bay region of New Zealand, the first city in the world to see the sun each day, is located on the sunny East Coast of the North Island. Gisborne enjoys a relaxed lifestyle, beautiful beaches, great fishing, yachting, surfing and golf.
The Maori name for the district is Tairawhiti which means "The coast upon which the sun shines across the water". Gisborne is famous for it's surfing beaches, Makarori Point being well known for its great surfing breaks.The Gisborne region includes Lake Waikaremoana, a haven for trout fishing.