Tairāwhiti Gisborne

Tairāwhiti Gisborne is the first place in the world to see the sunrise. The region holds a huge amount of Māori culture and historic significance. Located in the north east of the North Island, it boasts an extremely sunny, relaxed and friendly environment. The long beaches, spectacular walking tracks and warm climate makes Tairāwhiti the perfect place for those who love to soak up the great outdoors. Those who are not attracted to an outdoor lifestyle will still find enjoyment within the region - with a thriving hospitality industry and many vineyards dotting the region. The region is also perfect for those who enjoy music and festivals. Gisborne is the largest town in the Tairāwhiti Gisborne region and has a vast number of educational opportunities.

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