Monthly Archives: December 2018

Cruise ship season managed seamlessly around export ships

Cruise ship season managed seamlessly around export ships

As Gisborne’s busiest cruise ship season gets underway Eastland Port marine staff must juggle the needs of the tourism sector with the export forestry industry. In November 11 log ships took away 284,312 tonnes of logs, two fertiliser ships dropped off 1600 tonnes of fertiliser, and one cruise ship anchored in the bay. A second… Read more »

Getting ready for take-off

Getting ready for take-off

Enabling works happening at Gisborne Airport this week Preparing for terminal redevelopment next year Visitors to Gisborne Airport this week will notice the first signs of the much-anticipated terminal redevelopment. “Contractors Fulton Hogan and Earthworks are undertaking some enabling works over the next few days, in preparation for the major construction period which will begin… Read more »

Seven Seas Mariner visit marked by sweet traditional gift exchange

Seven Seas Mariner visit marked by sweet traditional gift exchange

A pot of locally produced manuka honey was hurriedly transported to the Seven Seas Mariner on Sunday after its captain made an unusual request. The sweet twist to the traditional gift exchange with a cruise ship making its maiden call happened while Gisborne Deputy Mayor Rehette Stoltz was on board. “Captain Ubaldo was a lovely man… Read more »