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Topic: Gisborne Area
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Topic: Gisborne Area
Views: 9054 Replies: 21

By:

brian medina

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Gisborne Area

So what's it like on the East Coast, around the Gisborne area?
Waves, water temps, crowds, etc. Are jobs hard to find for a skilled person? I'm a mold maker and would really be interested in staying awhile.....Brian



By:

luke

RE: Gisborne Area

Gissy pumps bro,
The waves are variable from punchy beachies to long points and heavy reefs.  Can get cold in the winter but a good 4/3 and you'll be sweet, maybe booties but no need for a hood. Heaps of people surf on the east coast but it's still relatively uncrowded on an international scale.  When i lived there i thought 15 people in a lineup was a big crowd.
The New Zealand economy is pumpin at the mo so theres definately jobs to be had.  
Peace. and out.

By:

Magoo

RE: Gisborne Area

Hey bro, Gisborne doesn't PUMP. what are you on, you kook? ... the waves are pretty slack and inconsistent. It's a longboarders spot mostly. Anyway tourists aren't welcome here. Peace!! OUT!



By:

Ran

RE: Gisborne Area

Yeah! More like reforming straighthanders aye. Try Wellington

By:

Rasta Man

RE: Gisborne Area

Gisbourne NZ rocks it goes off all the time. Locals will tell you otherwise but it rocks
Water is cold and if you park your car in carpark don't expect it to be there when you get out of the water.

By:

henry

RE: Gisborne Area

i was there in january and while raglan was going off on the west coast, i sat and waited for a swell to fill in at gisbo for 4 days before heading back west.  not as consistent as rag's, so if you have the freedom?  i'd just head there...  that said, the folks in gis were really friendly.

By:

Terry Byrne

RE: Gisborne Area

I grew up in Gisborne, started surfing in 1960 left for Oz in 1980. Gis has the most consistent surf around, theres always a wave somewhere. Try living in Queensland where its flat for weeks on end. Wish I could come back to live in Gis in my old years, Still love to surf.

By:

leon

RE: Gisborne Area

hi, just to follow up on the first question. im moving to the east coast, what is a better place to live, gissy or napier??

By:

filipp

RE: Gisborne Area

hi bro. is it nice in gisborne for the holidays'?

By:

rasta

RE: Gisborne Area

A very nice post. Then i guess youre not welcome to anywhere outside NZ ey? Never understod that "hate the outsider thing" some surfer go with. Allways fun with new people i say.

PEACE




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