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  • The Sunshine Brewery Gisborne

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    Nestled on the shores of Waikanae Beach in the East Coast city of Gisborne, The Sunshine Brewery has been providing quality batch brewed craft beers since 1989. Built on a small core range dominated by the flagship Gisborne Gold lager, the breweries recent change of ownership has prompted a move towards a more exciting variety […]
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  • Dive Tatapouri Stingray Adventures

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    Heading to Gisborne? Want to step off the well beaten tourist track? Do something unforgettable, something you will be talking about for years to come, something a little different? Why not get up close and personal with the majestic stingray and other the natural inhabitants of Tatapouri Bay! The friendly team at Dive Tatapouri provide […]
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  • The History Of Gisborne

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    The beautiful coastal city known today as Gisborne is located on New Zealand’s picturesque East Cape. Overlooking the stunning waters of Poverty Bay, the Gisborne township is steeped in historical significance for both local Maori and New Zealand European descendants. Turanganui A Kiwa Originally named ‘Turanganui a Kiwa’, it is said migratory tribal voyagers from two […]
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  • 8 Things To Do With The Kids In Gisborne These Holidays

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    Looking for a great family holiday destination this Summer? Gisborne is the place to be. Sun, sand, surf and superb sea life are found in abundance, along with a great range of family friendly activities and entertainment. The untouched beauty and relative seclusion of the Eastland region make it a great place for families to […]
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  • Wrights Vineyard And Winery

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    Nestled amongst the scenic hillsides of the Ormond Valley 15 minutes south of Gisborne is the home of Geoff and Nicola Wright, owners and operators of the boutique vineyard known as Wrights Vineyard and Winery.  Nicola and Geoff, although trained in other professions, have become specialists in producing handcrafted organic wines with minimal additives using […]
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  • 7 Reasons To Stay At Motel Oasis In Gisborne

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    Looking for the best motel accommodation in Gisborne? Whether for work or play Motel Oasis proudly provides you with your own little oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the central city. Clean, spacious, well equipped rooms and landscaped grounds make this the perfect place to unwind at the end of a busy day. Whether you are […]
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  • Gisborne Botanical Gardens Travel Guide

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    Gisborne, New Zealand is a lovely coastal city, located on the North Island approximately 480 km from Auckland and 525 km from Wellington. Gisborne is situated on the east coast of the country, and this location has allowed the city to call itself the ‘Chardonnay Capital of New Zealand.’ From the exceptional beaches to the […]
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  • Seven Super Fun Things To Do In Gisborne

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    Gisborne is a city full of surprises; you will find everything from untouched wilderness areas, and historic landmarks to isolated beaches and world class wineries. Its relative isolation, once a barrier, has become an asset as tourists increasingly seek out untouched and uncrowded destinations. Gisborne enjoys a relaxed pace of life and is famous for […]
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  • Five Of The Best Ways To Relax In Gisborne

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    Gisborne is probably one of New Zealand’s best kept secrets. Centrally located on the East Coast of New Zealand, with beautiful beaches, rugged mountain ranges and the vast Pacific Ocean on its door step; Gisborne offers an idyllic destination for rest and relaxation. As one of the sunniest places in New Zealand, and in fact […]
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  • Gisborne Events & Activities For Summer 2015/2016

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    Summer is a fantastic time to visit Gisborne and the east coast region – not only is the weather sunny and warm, the area is also bustling with activities to take advantage of the heat, holidays and tourist season. Whether you like music, food or outdoor activities, there’s something for everyone to see and do. […]
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