Gisborne is a region named after its largest settlement, Gisborne, in the north east of the North Island. The region is renowned for being warm and sunny with a relaxed environment. The economy revolves around agriculture, horticulture, forestry, fishing and viticulture. The region's warm weather and beautiful scenery make it a popular domestic tourist hotspot and home to one of New Zealand's largest music concerts at New Years, Rhythm and Vines.

Gisborne is referred to as GÇÿThe city of light' because it is the first city in the world to see the light of a new day and the first city to welcome in the New Year.

Key Information
Population 47,900
Employment rate 68%
GDP Per Capita $36,955
Average Weekly Rent $286