Eastland is sure to surprise with its diverse range of conferencing options, including historic homesteads, luxury lodges, a large capacity event centre, and stunning outdoor venues.

The region is known for its award winning wineries, beautiful uncrowded surf beaches and rich Maori history. It also enjoys some of New Zealand’s best weather, making it an ideal place for outdoor activities on land and water.

Eastland’s largest city is Gisborne, home to 47,000 people and just 4km from Gisborne Airport. It’s the first city in the world to see the sun, making it a unique place to launch new initiatives.

Visitors can arrive into Gisborne Airport on domestic flights from many of New Zealand’s major centres.


  • Venues with theatre capacity for up to 1,000 people
  • 4 km from Gisborne Airport to Gisborne CBD
  • Dramatic beaches, spectacular coastal views and authentic Maori culture
  • Watch the dawn of a new day in Gisborne, the first city in the world to see the sun




To enquire about having your business event in New Zealand please feel free to contact me.

Leonie Ashford

Leonie Ashford

Business Events Bid Manager

New Zealand