DID YOU KNOW
The Eastland district stretches over 8,355km2. Eastland is the place where the irst Polynesian canoes landed, Captain Cook made his irst landfall and Maori and European irst encountered each other. Gisborne, the largest settlement in Eastland, is the irst city in the world to see the sun each day. The city is compact, easy to navigate and surrounded by world class surf beaches, quality vineyards, groves of citrus, magni icent trees and wild rivers .