Summer 2018

Tairāwhiti Gisborne boasts some of the best surf spots in New Zealand, with breaks that suit every age and level of skill. Whether it’s surfing, paddle boarding, or boogie boarding, surf is to Tairāwhiti Gisborne what snow is to Queenstown.

Come celebrate summer at Sunsplash Summerfest 2017, three weeks of surf, music and beachfront entertainment. With dozens of events across the Wellington and Auckland Anniversary Weekends (January 23 - January 30), and Waitangi Weekend (February 4 - 6), Sunsplash Summerfest attracts thousands of families, weekend warriors and water enthusiasts from all over New Zealand

Sunsplash includes: surfing, long boarding, paddle boarding, beach races, an outdoor film festival, the East Coast Vibes roots music festival, beach races, a skateboard competition and much, much more.

And of course it’s all wrapped up in Gisborne’s legendary food, wine, beer and warm hospitality.

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