Farmers market (small but real), which included the local MP dropping by for some shopping, followed by a litle shopping in town (glasses repair and watch battery)
Afternoon winery tour. [Pacific Leisure run by Grant Hughs]
Gisborne known for Chardonnay, malbec and merlot.
some merlots are huge, vognier are good aromatic.
* Millton (excellent chenin blanc), good chardonnay, vognier. distributes via firstname.lastname@example.org www.millton.co.nz
* KEW (kirkpatrick estate winery) www.kew.co.nz have huge merlot
* Bushmere Estate
Walked to and around Gisborne and suburbs. Many buildings/businesses are closed or eing rebuilt or relocated. Some buildings are condemned as dangerous structurally after the earthquake of Dec 2007
overnight again in Gisborne