Posts By: Suzanne Winterflood

Proposed Eastland Network sale: FAQs

Proposed Eastland Network sale: FAQs

On 23 June 2022, Eastland Group and Trust Tairāwhiti announced a plan to sell Eastland Network. An initial letter was sent to every household in the region to inform Trust beneficiaries about the proposed sale and rationale behind the decision. More information is now available in response to community questions – please see below. Beneficiaries… Read more »

Eastland Group and Trust Tairāwhiti announce plan to sell Eastland Network to fund investment in energy transformation and community wellbeing

Eastland Group and Trust Tairāwhiti announce plan to sell Eastland Network to fund investment in energy transformation and community wellbeing

  Eastland Group and sole shareholder Trust Tairāwhiti say right time to unlock value from the company’s successful growth to transform for the future. Review has identified sale of electricity lines company, Eastland Network as best option to release funds. A successful sale will enable Eastland Group to support region’s move towards a zero-carbon future,… Read more »

Major renovation for inner harbour hospo hot spot

Major renovation for inner harbour hospo hot spot

Latest upgrade to enhance thriving waterfront precinct Eastland Port owns and manages a swathe of properties lining the inner harbour. As landlords, they’re working collaboratively with tenants to continue expanding and upgrading this vibrant hospitality district. “The inner harbour is part of a working port, as well as being a community destination, which gives it… Read more »

Major upgrades for historic inner breakwater

Major upgrades for historic inner breakwater

BREAKWATER BUILD: The 220 metre inner breakwater was built in the 1880s using large concrete blocks put in place by crane. The new repairs focus on a 125 metre section. Photo credit: Tairāwhiti Museum   The repairs and rebuild of the inner breakwater at Eastland Port start this week, and will reinforce a structure that was… Read more »

Eastland Group and Trust Tairāwhiti take action on climate change

Eastland Group and Trust Tairāwhiti take action on climate change

         – Organisations complete their first greenhouse gases inventory          – Set target to reduce emissions by 21 percent by 2025   In July 2019, Tairāwhiti-based infrastructure company Eastland Group and their sole shareholder Trust Tairāwhiti signed up to the Climate Leaders Coalition. “Climate change is a real, pressing and complex challenge,” said Eastland Group… Read more »

Eastland Port preparing for most significant infrastructure developments in 100 years

Eastland Port preparing for most significant infrastructure developments in 100 years

Resource consents for Stage 1 now approved “Significant milestone for Tairāwhiti”   Eastland Port in Gisborne is preparing for its most extensive infrastructure developments in more than a century. After years in the planning, the port has received the official go ahead to proceed with two major infrastructure projects. On December 2, the Environment Court… Read more »

Giving Kopuawhakapata a new lease of life

Giving Kopuawhakapata a new lease of life

Pouring rain didn’t stop Eastland Port staff and Ngati Oneone from getting their hands dirty at the Kopuawhakapata stream restoration project in September. The eager group planted 937 native plants around the Kopuawhakapata stream catchment area. This is the start of an ambitious collaborative effort between Ngati Oneone and Eastland Port, to begin the overall… Read more »

Supporting sustainability in schools

Supporting sustainability in schools

Enviroschools is an environmental action-based programme where young people are empowered to design and lead sustainability projects in their schools, neighbourhoods and communities. Over the years, the programme has helped thousands of students from 27 Tairāwhiti schools to think and act sustainably, and care for the environment. Eastland Port is proud to be a longtime… Read more »

Spotlight on solar

Spotlight on solar

Following a longterm study, our guide to residential solar PV systems will be released online in the coming week. Please email hello@eastland.nz and we’ll let you know as soon as it’s available.