Gisborne, city and port in New Zealand, on the eastern bank of North Island. Gisborne is situated on Poverty Bay, a delta of the Pacific Ocean, at the mouth of the Turanganui River.
The region around Gisborne is one of New Zealand’s most significant communities for developing grapes for wineries. Gisborne is a bustling business sector and administration community for close-by homesteads and timber activities, just as a bustling mechanical focus. Enterprises incorporate building, hosiery and manure plants, and dairy, sustenance, and fleece handling. The east coast district is likewise the contemporary heartland of New Zealand’s local individuals, the Maori, and the city has an exhibition of Maori workmanship.
Poverty Bay was the main region visited by British adventurer Captain James Cook when he touched base in New Zealand in October 1769. Cook gave the bay its name since he could discover little sustenance for his group. The main lasting European pioneers landed in 1852; Gisborne was named for the British provincial secretary Sir William Gisborne. The settlement was pronounced a city in 1955. Gisborne cases to be the world’s most easterly city, lying under 900 km (under 560 mi) from the International Date Line.
The city appreciates a Temperate maritime atmosphere with warm summers and cool winters, temperatures once in a while dip under 0°C (32°F) and infrequently ascend above 30°C (86°F) . Winters are marginally cooler than all the more northerly territories, rendering that through the span of the schedule year, Gisborne isn’t the hottest station of the nation. Indeed, even late spring mean temperatures are lower than northerly zones regardless of the highs because of the cooler evenings. Notwithstanding this, yearly mean temperatures are still some route better than expected for New Zealand all in all.