With the blackhouse as your home base, you can explore a variety of unique local attractions. Spend some time visiting world-class wineries, exploring beautiful beaches, walking trails at Eastwood Hill National Arboretum, Gisborne Rail-bike Adventures or cycling along the renowned Motu Trails.



Tolaga Bay Cashmere

Handcrafted cashmere, the hallmark of Tolaga Bay. Each piece individually finished by hand, inside our cashmere atelie


Neptunes Pizza

A family run, locally owned and operated pizzeria serving fresh hot delicious pizza !


Matawhero Wines

Single vineyard, dry-farmed wines with a colourful history that reflect our unique region.


Tatapouri Bay – Beachfront cafe

Located right on the water, our little coffee container serves up the finest from local roastery Far East Coffee Co as well as delicious real fruit ice-creams.

Siduri Wine Bar & Deli

Organic and biodynamic wines of the world. 16 Peel street, Gisborne, NZ. Thursday, Friday, Monday 3:30 till late, weekends from 5pm

Dive Tatapouri

Right next door to us at Tatapouri Bay you can get up close and personal with these majestic creatures with their guided Reef Ecology Tour


The Dome Cinema

Going to the pictures at the Dome…

The Dome room has long had a reputation for bewitching its guests. Lingering between the pools of soft light glowing down from the domes, wondering where in the world they are.


Rere Falls

One of the most charming waterfalls in New Zealand, Rere Falls, surrounded by farmland, is located on the Wharekopae River


Sunshine Brewery

Sunshine Brewery has been turning out delicious, all natural batch-brewed Craft beer since 1989. Making us the oldest independent brewery in NZ*


Crawford Road Kitchen

Food, wine fine times. Find us at the Gisborne wine centre. Inner harbour, Gisborne, NZ
Lunch and dinner, Tuesday to Saturday.


Gisborne Farmers Market

Saturday mornings at the Gisborne Farmers Market is where locals and visitors alike gather to get their fix of the region’s tastiest treats. From macadamia nut butters to real raw honey, this is your chance to meet the makers of some finest food and beverage your taste buds will ever know.


Eastwoodhill National Arboretum

Eastwoodhill Arboretum is the National Arboretum of New Zealand and encompasses over 131 hectares planted in exotic and native trees, shrubs and climber plantings.


Gisborne Railbike Adventure

Experience an amazing new cycling adventure on the very scenic 90 kilometres of coastal railway between Gisborne and Wairoa.


Kiri Yoga

Kiri has 20 years experience teaching ashtanga mysore style and beginners. She teaches with an understanding of the ashtanga yoga tradition and attention to individual needs.


The Works

Fresh Produce, Local Wine/Beer, Great Coffee, an Awesome Team. Come down to The Works and dine with us whether it’s Brunch, Lunch, Tapas or Dinner.


Millton Vineyard

Family owned and operated to this day Milton’s wines travel to all four corners of the globe enjoyed by those who seek honesty in their glass


Bushmere Estate

David and Shona Egan will welcome you to Bushmere Estate. The vineyard is 17 hectares in the Central Valley Region of Gisborne District, growing mainly Chardonnay grapes, along with smaller plantings of Gewurztraminer, Viognier, Pinot Gris, Montepulciano and Sangrovese.


USSCo Bar & Bistro

USSCo serves up a delicious bistro menu, classic cocktails and fine wines in a beautiful space.


Salt Shack Surf School

Salt Shack Surf School was started by brother and sister duo, Holly and Jay Quinn, both World class surfers and qualified Surfing New Zealand coaches.


Bushmere Arms

A relaxing ten minute drive through the spectacular Poverty Bay Flats and you arrive at Bushmere Arms, an elegant and sophisticated location with all the charm and ambience of yesteryear. Bushmere Arms is renowned for fine cuisine, beautiful gardens and attention to detail, which has ensured its place as a notable venue for weddings and special events.



Retro Collectables. Vintage Furniture Clothing & Jewellery.

You can take a look at all that’s on offer and what’s happening in Tairāwhiti by visiting tairawhitigisborne.co.nz

  • What a wonderful place. I can't wait to come back !

    Ben Bayly ( Chef ) - Auckland

  • Thank you for the perfect mid-winter surf holiday. We have all loved it.

    Kate Sylvester - Auckland

  • Our group of six have truly enjoyed the blackhouse. The house is idyllically situated providing spectacular views from every room. The lodge warm and relaxing and the welcoming hospitality generous. The attention to detail was outstanding ! What wonderful memories we will have of Gisborne.

    The Blue Mountain Mob - New South Wales

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