• Gisborne from a lookout on Titirangi-Kaiti Hill. Photo by Damon Meade

What to See and Do in Gisborne

December 12th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Gisborne, the most easterly city in the world, is the first city on the planet to see the light of each new day; it’s where Māori landed their voyaging waka (canoes) in the 14th century after navigating across the Pacific Ocean; it’s home to Millton Vineyards and Winery, the first producer in New Zealand to [...]

Five Easy Eastern Bay Bike Rides

December 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Whakatāne riverside At under 5km long and 100 per cent flat, the Whakatāne riverside cycle and walking trail doesn’t require big legs. But this pretty, fully-paved ride is a gem, taking you along the bank of the Whakatāne River to the ocean. Park in town or near the coast. In half an hour or so [...]