- The Gisborne area is famous for it's wine, in particular Chardonnay,Gewurztraminer, Viognier, Pinot Gris,Merlot and Malbec.
- Make sure you visit some of the local vinyards and see for yourself why the region's name in Maori 'Tairawhiti' means the coast upon
which the sun shines across the water.
- Hugging the sea to one side and the Raukumara Ranges to the other, Eastland is a region of genuine experiences that link people and the land.
- Keen for a surf? Catch some waves at one of Gisborne's popular surf beaches along the east cape of Opotiki to Gisborne town and on to Mahia and Wairoa.
- Eastland was the site of a lot of significant historic events. Captain Cook officially discovered New Zealand in 1769 when he landed at Poverty Bay,
on which Gisborne sits. (Abel Tasman had sighted NZ over a 100 years earlier but after a skirmish with Maori, did not goashore.)
Jasons has a wide variety of Eastland hotels available across the region, ranging from luxury five star accommodations for corporate and business travellers to smaller boutique Eastland accommodation providers. Plus you can check availability and book it right here on this site!