NZ time: Friday 26th April 2019, 1:54AM

Eastland / Gisborne

The first city in the world to see the sun each day

Population: 43,971

Gisborne has some of New Zealand’s best beaches, native bush walks not to mention some of the countries best vineyards. The region is New Zealand’s most easterly city hence the phrase Eastland which has emerged in recent years.

Property is not expensive in Gisborne and employment is easy to secure. The agricultural sector is strong in this area due to its viticulture and horticultural focus.  The motor industry employment tends to revolve around the farming and forestry and viticulture sectors.

The climate is excellent with Gisborne enjoying some of the highest sunshine hours in NZ with warm summers and mild winters.

Sales, sales management and technical roles are commonly listed by Automotive Employment NZ here.

Gisborne in recent times is becoming a popular location for those in Auckland to move to.  The cost of housing being the draw card along with a more enjoyable pace of life and scenery for those not keen on big cities.