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Pultron Composites Ltd
[Fibreglass pultrusions - design and manufacture]

Leaderbrand Produce Ltd
[Horticultural production and marketing businesses]

Gisborne District Council
[Unitary authority responsible for administration of Gisborne region]

Montana Wines Ltd
[New Zealand's largest wine producer and exporter]

Tairawhiti District Health
[District Health Board providing health and disability services]

Tairawhiti Polytechnic
[Tertiary education]

Eastland Infrastructure Ltd
[Electrical Utilities, Port and Airport Infrastructure Management]

Fulton Hogan Ltd
[Roading, Quarrying, Civil Engineering Services]

The Gisborne Herald Ltd
[Daily newspaper]
Relaxed café-style dining, silver service or a quick takeaway to enjoy at the beach or beside the river - Gisborne has it all. And most local restaurants feature a strong selection of local specialties, such as seafood or premium local beef, lamb and venison.

Metropolitan New Zealand may be becoming known for international cuisine but in Gisborne most chefs are proudly parochial, having an enormous range of fresh, locally grown fruit, vegetables, game, meat and seafood at their disposal, along with the wines to match.

For that reason the district, together with Hawke's Bay and Marlborough, are at the forefront of an emerging new Kiwi cuisine, offering a taste of New Zealand's best.

Among the best places to sample this cuisine are Café Ruba, The Bookshop Café, Verve Café, the Sandbar at Wainui, the Lindauer Cellars, the Wharf Café and The Works for casual dining. And for full a la carte meals Shades of Green, the Marina, C-View, The Rocks and the Bushmere Arms Country Hotel are all highly recommended.

Gisborne also has a wide range of ethnic restaurants and takeaways, including Indian, Chinese and Italian. Highly recommended is the Fettuccine Brothers, who specialise in Mediterranean cuisine.

For fresh seafood, try Something Fishy who have great crayfish as long as the boats can go out, along with a full range of fresh fish cooked to individual preferences. Freshly caught crayfish are a specialty at Mahia and up the Coast.

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