Eastland: sun, sand and seclusion

There’s a lot to be said for sticking to State Highway 2 when travelling down the east coast of the...


The road to East Cape. © David Wall Photography

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Waikanae Beach Motel Visit website

Directly across the road from beautiful Waikanae Beach, we are in a prime location. Just a short stroll along our city walkways to the vibrant . . . More . . . 

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Road trips

Eastland: sun, sand and seclusion

Take the long way round on State Highway 35, with over 300km of underpopulated coastline ahead, with plenty to do along the way. Read the story . . . 

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Pacific Harbour Motor Inn Visit website

Luxurious accommodation and a superb location. Pacific Harbour Motor Inn overlooks the palm tree-lined bank of the Turanganui River and the inner harbour marina. . . . More . . . 

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Natural attractions

Lake Waikaremoana: hidden gem

The dense, luxuriant rainforest forms a handsome setting for the gem that is Waikaremoana, ‘the lake of rippling waters.' Read the story . . . 

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Opotiki Holiday Park Visit website

Small, quiet, family-owned park, situated on the banks of the Waioeka River. 100m from boat ramp and 1.5km by boat on the river out to . . . More . . . 

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Rere rock slide

Throw yourself onto your belly on your boogie-board at the top of the slide and hang on for an exhilarating, wet and wild ride to the bottom. Read the story . . . 

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BK's Palm Court Motor Lodge Visit website

Modern accommodation in the heart of Gisborne City. Comfortable, quiet and smoke-free. 15 ground-floor units. Easy parking, studio, 1-bedroom or family unit all with 32" . . . More . . . 

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Heritage and history

New Zealand on film: more than hobbits and snowy mountainscapes

Movies have put New Zealand on the map. But there's much more to New Zealand film than The Lord of the Rings... Read the story . . . 

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Champers Motor Lodge Visit website

Adjacent to Park Golf Club. Offering 14 luxury units including 1 and 2-bedroom suites with double spa baths and full kitchens. . . . More . . . 

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Gisborne: close to heaven

Gisborne has what the rest of the world has lost ... or is looking for. Space, peace, quality of life and an awareness among the people who live here that they share a secret, a precious key to nirvana.  Read the story . . . 

Eastland Pacific Motor Lodge Visit website

18 luxuriously appointed ground-floor studio, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units ( 5 new units built 2013 ),remaining units refurbished 2013.10 units with spa baths, serviced daily. . . . More . . . 

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Natural attractions

Te Urewera: the national park that isn’t

Te Urewera, the mountainous homeland of Ngāi Tūhoe, spent 60 years as a national park – a brief period considering the place has evidence of its seabed origins millions of years earlier. Read the story . . . 

Highway Motel Visit website

Highway Motel is situated at the entrance to Gisborne city at Makaraka, just a 5-minute drive to the city centre, beaches, golf courses and all . . . More . . . 

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Must-do surf breaks

We've picked five of New Zealand's best surf beaches for Kiwis. Read the story . . . 

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Waikanae Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park Visit website

At Waikanae Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park we want to ensure you have the best Gisborne experience you can have, we want you to leave . . . More . . . 

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Road trips

Thermal Explorer Highway: Auckland to Napier

How about an epic roadie straight down the North Island to the land where the languid meandering of the mighty Waikato gives way to the hiss of steam in roistering Rotorua? Read the story . . . 

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