Tairāwhiti Gisborne

In family-friendly Tairāwhiti you will experience an easier pace to life that allows you to pause and reflect, and enjoy a true work life balance. Gisborne’s relative isolation is its charm, surrounded by beaches & nature - don't worry though! Larger cities are only a quick flight away.

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Te Whatu Ora | Tairāwhiti Gisborne

Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti is a secondary care facility situated on the beautiful East Coast, comprising of urban and rural communities covering a large area & serving a population of approximately 48,000.

Tairāwhiti Region

Tairāwhiti, is well known for its stunning coastal scenery, excellent surf beaches, and rich Māori culture. Gisborne is the first city in the world to see the sun each day and has a reputation for amazing food, wine, beer, and is renowned for its short commute times.

The Gisborne Region is located on the eastern coast of the North Island of Aotearoa New Zealand. The city of Gisborne is the largest settlement in the region.

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Gisborne Hospital

The Hospital is located within a 5-minute drive of the town centre on the fringe of the city making your commute a breeze.

With a strong commitment to addressing inequities, we provide a comprehensive range of services in our 110 bed hospital.

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Hospital Services

Here's a list of medical services offered in alphabetical order.

Services A to L

Aged Care (Te Ara Tiaki Pakeke)
Casual Nursing Pool
Day of Surgery Unit
District Nursing
Emergency Theatre
Longterm Conditions

Services M to Z

Medical Day Unit
Satellite Dialysis
Well Child
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Local Information

Rental agencies

For short-term stays

 Getting around

  • GizzyBus operates four bus routes from the city centre to outer suburbs Monday to Friday. 
  • Intercity buses to travel to or from Gisborne.
  • Gisborne taxis are of course also available as well as rental vehicles. 

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Relocating to Tairāwhiti Gisborne

Need some help with settling in? Use our settlement booklet as a handy guide to refer back to any time so you can feel right at home in Aotearoa in no time. 

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Made the decision to move to Aotearoa, New Zealand? Fill out our five-minute form with your details, and we'll match you to your preferred location based on your experience and preferences.

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