Posts By: Suzanne Winterflood

Book now for a night of inspiration and adventure

Book now for a night of inspiration and adventure

• Eastland Group presents a night of inspiration and adventure • 1 May at the War Memorial Theatre • Special performance by kapa haka champions Whangara Mai Tawhiti • Internationally acclaimed guest speaker: adventurer and author Jeremy Scott • Book online at gisborne.org.nz Over the past six years, the popular Eastland Group Innovation and Inspiration… Read more »

10.30am: power restored to 300 homes; work continues on 800 more

10.30am: power restored to 300 homes; work continues on 800 more

Since our update earlier this morning, around 300 customers have had their power restored. In total, approximately 800 customers are still affected. Our teams started work again at first light, investigating and repairing faults. In a number of locations, there are multiple faults that need to be repaired before power can be restored. Along Mata… Read more »

Cyclone Cook causes ongoing power cuts in Gisborne, Wairoa and the East Coast

Cyclone Cook causes ongoing power cuts in Gisborne, Wairoa and the East Coast

• Power still out in areas across the Tairawhiti region • Approximately 1,100 customers affected • Surface flooding, slips and fallen trees affecting access to remote locations • Power may not be restored to all customers today At 7.30am this morning, Brent Stewart, General Manager Networks, confirmed the Tairawhiti region was still experiencing multiple network… Read more »

Eastland Group announces sponsorship of new Wairoa Destination Playground

Eastland Group announces sponsorship of new Wairoa Destination Playground

Eastland Group announced today that it would be a key sponsor for the Wairoa Destination Playground, an important new community project being developed beside the river. “The Wairoa Young Achievers Trust and playground committee are bringing a long-held vision to life, and we’re proud to support them,” said Eastland Group Chief Executive Matt Todd. “We… Read more »

Eastland Group showcasing new energy innovations at East Coast Farming Expo

Eastland Group showcasing new energy innovations at East Coast Farming Expo

East Coast Farming Expo Wairoa A&P Showgrounds, Wednesday 5 – Thursday 6 April, 2017 Early next month, farmers from around the region have a unique opportunity to explore the latest agricultural innovations and technology at the East Coast Farming Expo. Eastland Group is one of the lead sponsors of the expo, and will be holding… Read more »

Free (car) parking at Gisborne Airport while new system is installed

Free (car) parking at Gisborne Airport while new system is installed

The current car parking payment system at Gisborne Airport is going the way of the five cent coin, and being retired from service. Next week, the old system will be decommissioned and replaced with a new state-of-the-art SKIDATA system. “The current system was introduced in 2006 and is now out of date, having reached the… Read more »

It takes a village to raise a child: Eastland Group signs on for Licence to Work programme

It takes a village to raise a child: Eastland Group signs on for Licence to Work programme

“It takes a village to raise a child, and as a good corporate citizen it’s important that Eastland Group helps to support the future employability of our region’s young people.” Matt Todd, Eastland Group Chief Executive At Tuesday’s Tairāwhiti Youth Employment Strategy launch, one of the region’s major employers announced its support for the Licence… Read more »

Event promises unique way to experience Gisborne Airport

Event promises unique way to experience Gisborne Airport

On February 25th, after the last Air New Zealand flight of the day, some very different modes of transport will be out and about on the Gisborne Airport tarmac. Eastland Group has teamed up with Bikeys for the first-ever Flywheels community event, which invites locals to cycle, skateboard, rollerblade and scooter right along the runway…. Read more »