Living in Gisborne

The first city in the world to see the sun, Gisborne is famous for its beautiful coastline, densely forested mountain parks, surfing, fishing, and as a centre for wine and agriculture.

Gisborne city combines semi-rural charm with easy access to some of the coast鈥檚 best beaches. It offers a range of residential homes from city dwellings to lifestyle sections.

It has good amenities including supermarkets and specialty stores, and a small but growing selection of cafes and restaurants.

The local College Faculty

All College members belong to a regional faculty offering social and learning events, and providing peer support. Registrars who choose to train in Gisborne will be signed up to the Tairawhiti Faculty.

Examples of recent initiatives run by the Tairawhiti Faculty include:聽

  • Pizza and quiz events
  • Learning events with paediatrics and neurologist consultants