Recent highlights include 3 percent increase in visitor spend, 5 percent growth in total visitor nights in private accommodation, and 38 percent rise in total visitor nights in September
Increase in spending in January for Gisborne
Average house values here rose to $271,632, up from $269,266 at the end of December
Foreign tourists pump extra $4 million into local coffers
MPI recommends 23-tonne reduction in commercial rock lobster catch; locals concerned about annual illegal take
Eastland Port has busiest month since Eastland Port was created
The market backed the Kiwi underdogs
Sheldrake stood out from a field of "excellent" candidates
Around $2 billion invested across the country, but none locally
Figures looking ever more rosy
A buzz in the market
Visitors contributing to local businesses
Annual growth rates in 2016 were 6.1 percent more transactions per person and 4.5 percent more spending
Gisborne man Drew Hill was inspired to create a see-through skatebopard. Mark Peters talks to the Nude innovator.
Figures continue to grow from last year
Westpac Gisborne Business Excellence Awards held every two years
Funding pool designed to support organisations and activities requiring up to $10,000
Median house price rises $27,000 from same time last year
Appointment announced at the annual meeting by chairman of directors Bob Proudfoot
But we hit the shops with a vengeance when lights came back on
Honey from land of the first light shipped to land of the rising sun
100,000 more purchases than November 2015
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s latest report estimates 600 new jobs in Gisborne by 2019
Twelve log ships to call here were loaded with more than 236,000 tonnes of logs for export
Sophie Rishworth speaks with general manager of Gisborne success story Harvest Cidery, Hamish Jackson.
Fresh orange juice is always a winner, especially if it’s locally grown and packed. From the early days in 1989, First Fresh has grown to be one of the leading citrus marketers in New Zealand.
Farms are increasingly looking at widening their brief to include other activities to make more use of their land. Andrew Ashton finds one local farm, north of Anaura Bay, that is investigating the prospects of oil, nuts and honey.
An enterprise raising kumara seedlings on land at Whatatutu is under way to make use of under-used land and help create jobs for their community. Andrew Ashton talks to the family who are making it happen.
Is managing performance getting you down? BDO Gisborne’s Carol Shepherd advises on how to ease that pain.
Our region has shown the strongest economic growth in the country for the year
NZTE’s Capability Development Voucher Scheme can pay for up to 50 percent of business training and development costs
Costello Real Estate
Gisborne Financial Services
Pivotal the Facilitators
MTF for financial integrity
Hill Country Fencing
Farmers Air Ltd
Wilson Farm Services
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