Lose yourself in Eastland, a region famous for its surf, safe swimming beaches and many natural wonders. Explore the rugged East Coast by horseback, Take a guided 4x4 or hiking tour to see the Maori carvings at Mount Hikurangi and finish your day with a glass of wine in Gisborne, the Chardonnay capital of New Zealand.


Key facts about Eastland

  • Population: 1.5 million people
  • 16 km Airport → City
  • Driving: Drives on the left
  • Accommodation: 300 Accommodations
  • Timezone: UTC+12:00
  • Venues: 25 Venues
  • Capital: Wellington
  • Electrical: 230/240 volts


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

Leonie Ashford

Leonie Ashford

Business Events Bid Manager

Wellington, New Zealand

Eastland Attractions

  • Surfing


    As the first place to see the sunrise in the world, Eastland’s Gisborne is amazing for dawn surfing.

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  • Wineries in Eastland

    Wineries in Eastland

    Sunny Eastland is home to one of New Zealand's most important grape growing regions, centred around Gisborne.

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  • Te Urewera

    Te Urewera

    Te Urewera is home to a vast world of stunning lakes, forest and mountains.

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  • Mount Hikurangi

    Mount Hikurangi

    The sunrise of a lifetime is waiting at the summit of Mount Hikurangi. Watch the new day dawn before anybody else in New Zealand.

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  • Motu Trails

    Motu Trails

    Experience 3 contrasting journeys. Explore East Cape wilderness, take in the fresh ocean air.

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