Expansion key to grower’s success

Expansion key to grower’s success

Mark De Costa’s relationship with Eastland Port goes back a long way -16 years in fact when his business De Costa Enterprises used to cart bark out of Eastland Port. He has enjoyed watching the port grow while his own business has expanded and evolved over the last two decades. It all began when Mark… Read more »

Eastland Port submits final Twin Berth resource consent

Eastland Port submits final Twin Berth resource consent

Today Eastland Port have submitted their Twin Berth Stage Two application with the Gisborne District Council. Eastland Port Infrastructure Manager Marty Bayley said, “This is a significant milestone for Eastland Port and Tairāwhiti, and one we are very proud to present.” The application will cover the extension of wharf 8; one hectare of reclamation; dredging… Read more »

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 »

Creating a protected coastal habitat for kororā

Creating a protected coastal habitat for kororā

A kororā conservation management plan covering the Seawall and immediate surroundings at Kaiti Beach is now in place. Eastland Port engaged local ecologist, Steve Sawyer to develop the penguin management plan after several kororā were discovered during the rebuild of the Seawall last year. Local iwi and hapū, Whaia Titirangi, Department of Conservation, Gisborne District… 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 »

Eastland Port close to submitting resource consent for Twin Berth project

Eastland Port close to submitting resource consent for Twin Berth project

After five years in the planning, the Twin Berth stage two application is just weeks away from being submitted. The application will cover the extension of wharf 8; one hectare of reclamation; dredging the channel and harbour; and rebuilding the outer breakwater. It will also include upgrading the last of the port’s log yards with… Read more »

Eastland Port signs Wharf 7 rebuild contract

Eastland Port signs Wharf 7 rebuild contract

Eastland Port have signed a contract with McConnell Dowell to rebuild Wharf 7 into a vital and resilient lifeline asset that will support Tairāwhiti’s growing exports. Eastland Port Infrastructure Manager Marty Bayley said, “McConnell Dowell were awarded the contract because they are specialists in construction projects that are challenging and require creative thinking and engineering.”… 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 »

Eastland Port’s Wharf 7 rebuild ready to get underway

Eastland Port’s Wharf 7 rebuild ready to get underway

After years in the planning, work will begin soon on one of the most significant parts of Eastland Port’s Twin Berth project. Eastland Port is located in Gisborne, Tairāwhiti. The rebuild of Wharf 7 was granted resource consent in December 2020. It’s due to start late March 2022 and will take around 18 months to… Read more »