“The Heart of Gisborne is instrumental in creating a vibrant CBD

that fosters a sense of prosperity and pride in the city centre."

Heart of Gisborne is an incorporated society managed by a voluntary committee of members. It was established in 2003 and exists to increase the vibrancy and vitality of our city centre.

Heart of Gisborne employs an Event and Marketing Manager and administrational help.

  •        promote and enhance the city centre, its businesses and services
  •        develop the appeal and atmosphere of the CBD environment
  •        encourage growth, sustainability and capability amongst its members

Heart of Gisborne administers projects under four main portfolios that are subject to service agreements with council to ensure our operations comply with standards and key targets are achieved.

These four areas cover Governance, Events & Marketing, Design & Infrastructure and Business Improvement. 

“Nau mai, haere mai. A very warm welcome to the heart of our city."



  • Saturday 26th November 2016 4pm Gladstone Rd. The annual Heart of Gisborne Super Hero (Celebrating our childrens heroes) Parade get an entry form from Heart of Gisborne office 44 Childers Rd, or email for one to be sent to you manager@heartofgisborne.org.nz

  • Ride with Santa Colouring Competition available at Heart of Gisborne 44 Childers rd, T & T Childrenswear and Robert Harris. Drop your completed entries in the Santa's Mailbox at Treble Court across from Robert Harris or mail into P.O Box 202 Gisborne 4040.   Entries close Nov 21st 2016.

  • Christmas in the City Sat 12th Dec - 24th Dec free photos with Santa, fun, games,bouncy castles, face painting, story times, gift wrapping station, entertainment market place and more...

  • Cruise Ships kick off 3rd December 2016  Ambassadors needed if you are interested please contact me manager@heartofgisborne.org.nz





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