Monthly Archives: May 2017

Eastland Group chairman to step down after eight years 

Eastland Group chairman to step down after eight years 

After heading up the Eastland Group board since 2009, chairman Nelson Cull has decided not to seek reappointment for another term. He will officially step down at the AGM in August.   “It has been a privilege to be chairman during a period of strong, sustained development and growth for the region’s infrastructure company,” said… Read more »

Gisborne Airport announces dedicated fire service

Gisborne Airport announces dedicated fire service

An increase in size and frequency of flights drives the need for a first response fire service on site. Visitors to Gisborne Airport may have noticed a big fluorescent green addition to the usual line up of planes and helicopters: a new fire truck. This fire appliance is stationed permanently on site and represents an… Read more »

Eastland Port breaks April record

Eastland Port breaks April record

Eastland Port recorded a hearty start to its financial year moving more tonne of product last month than any other April on record. General Manager Andrew Gaddum said forestry’s strong prices have driven the record volume of wood across the wharf. “Timber is a prime source of construction material worldwide and demand is unyielding at… Read more »

Scholarship an added bonus for top accounting students

Scholarship an added bonus for top accounting students

Bayley Taylor-Law and Ashley Haddad. Photo: The Gisborne Herald. Eastland Group is proud to help make it happen for the careers of local students. Two young Gisborne accounting students – Ashley Haddad and Bayley Taylor-Law – have been awarded Gisborne/East Coast Financial Assistance Fund scholarships for 2017. They are entitled to financial assistance worth up… Read more »