Received from: New Zealand
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: November 2011
Distance: 17665 km
Time of travelling: 19 days
Gisborne (Māori: Tūranga-nui-a-Kiwa, "The place where Kiwa - of the Tākitimu waka - stood") is a city in northeastern New Zealand and the largest settlement in the Gisborne Region. It has a population of 34,000. The district council has its headquarters in the city. Gisborne is named after an early Colonial Secretary William Gisborne.