New Zealand, the first city in the world to greet the sunrise
oeach day. Gisborne enjoys a relaxed lifestyle, beautiful
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NEW ZEALAND ATTRACTIONS
Cape Runaway in the north down to the Waikare River in
the south, the Gisborne area offers a number of wilderness
and recreational opportunities for people of all ages
Anaura Bay Scenic Reserve
Bay Scenic Reserve covers 225 hectares of steep bush
and regenerating native vegetation. Anaura Bay Walkway
begins and ends in the reserve.
Location: Anaura Bay is
located 85 kilometres north of Gisborne.
Landing Site National Historic Reserve
National Historic Reserve Commemorates the first European
landfall and meeting with Maori in 1769. It is also
the landing place of the Horouta and Te Ikaroa-a-Rauru
Location: The Cook Landing
Site National Historic Reserve is located on Kaiti Beach
Road in Gisborne.
Bush Scenic Reserve
than 10 km from Gisborne, Gray's Bush features a small
but important remnant of the kahikatea (podocarp) forest
which once covered much of the Gisborne Plains. There
are a number of walking tracks at the reserve.
Location: Gray's Bush Scenic
Reserve is located on the north-eastern side of the
Gisborne Plains beside the Back Ormond Road. It is 9.5
kilometres from Gisborne.
Springs Scenic Reserve
natural mineral hot pools at Morere Springs Scenic Reserve
are a popular attraction. The reserve also features
one of the last remaining tracts of coastal native forest
on the East Coast.
Location: Morere Springs
Scenic Reserve is on State Highway 2, 8 km north of
Nuhaka, 40 km northeast of Wairoa and 60 km southwest
Hikurangi - Te Ara ki Hikurangi
as the first point on the mainland to greet the morning
sun, Mt Hikurangi is located on the east coast of the
Location: Mt Hikurangi is
on the Ruakumara Range, about 130 kilometres due north
Scenic Reserve, just minutes from central Gisborne,
has been developed specifically as a place to teach
school students about biodiversity and conservation.
Location: The Okitu Scenic
Reserve is located on State Highway 35 at the northern
end of Wainui Beach, 7 km from central Gisborne.
Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve
Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve lies about 16 kilometres
north of Gisborne. The reserve contains eight marine
habitat types including inshore reef, rocky intertidal
platforms, sediment flats and more.
Location: The reserve lies
approximately 16 km north of Gisborne. It can be reached
via State Highway 35, with public access at Pouawa.
Scenic Reserve is a 429 hectare reserve featuring native
forest and a spectacular set of waterfalls on the wild
and scenic Motu River.
Location: It is located
87 km from Gisborne, halfway between Opotiki and
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