to New Zealand's most easterly commercial port, located in the heart of Gisborne City.

The port welcomes vessels exporting cargoes of logs, processed timber products, squash and kiwifruit from the international wharves. It also handles visits from coastal vessels including Royal NZ Navy ships, cement carriers, fertiliser ships, fishing vessels, cruise ships and numerous recreational boats.

Key Stats

  • 92% of the region's exports leave via Eastland Port including logs, squash, plywood and kiwifruit 
  • Over the past three years, export volumes through Eastland Port have increased 100% 
  • The log yards account for much of the 12 hectares the port rests on 
  • Projects are underway to extend the footprint to 13.5 hectares 
  • There are around 60 people employed on the port with number reaching up to 100 at busy times of the year
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