Gisborne District Council

Gisborne District Council is the local government body for the Gisborne/Tairāwhiti Region, New Zealand. We are a unitary authority covering both district and regional council functions. Tairāwhiti is the first place in the world to see the rising sun and our region covers the largest land area in the eastern North Island, covering 8355 square kilometres with 1889km of roads.

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