The world's easternmost city, Gisborne is the first city in the world to see the dawn of each day. This seaside city is located on the East Cape (also known as Eastland), in New Zealand's North Island. Gisborne is a popular surfing destination also known for its great food and wine, sunshine, historical significance and Maori culture. Gisborne’s Kaiti Beach is the where Captain Cook first landed on New Zealand shores. Gisborne is the ultimate summer destination, check out our list of the best things to do in Gisborne.