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161119 Whangarei – Marsden Point oil refinery

Whangarei – Marsden Point oil refinery


Marsden Point Oil refinery is the only refinery in New Zealand. How is the cruel oil and natural gas formed ? How is it refined ? What has the refinery done to protect our environment ? Why is it not good to use fossil fuel ? What can we do to help ? 

On the day, we will also visit the famous Whangarei “Quarry Garden” where we can see many unique vegetation.

We will also visit the Whangarei Fall.


Activity code : 161119

Date: 19th November,16 (Saturday)

Departure time & place :

8:00am Pakuranga Plaza, Pakuranga library,  Reeves Road  near William Roberts Road

8:15am Greenlane McDonald

8:30am Auckland CBD, Albert Street, AAbuilding

8:45am Northcote Road, Northcote. Poenamo Hotel

*please be there 15 minutes before departure.

Returning to Auckland at around 6:30pm 。


Tour cost:

Adult $38, Children under 12 $30


What to bring : lunch, drink, wind breaker, sun glasses, hat or rainy gear.

Registration : call 3030633 & leave your name, contact number, number of people joining, activity code & place you want to get onto our coach.


After you leave your name & contact in our phone :

  1.                                           Someone from CCET will call to confirm vacancy available.
  2.                                           Do not pay if you have not got our call to confirm there is vacancy.
  3.                                           If there’s vacancy, then please pay as shown below.
  4.                                           Go to ASB Bank to bank in your tour cost

a)      Account name : CCET

b)      Account number : 12-3188-0151516-00

c)      Remember to request the bank to make sure your phone number to display on the recipient’s bank statement so that we can identify it’s your money.

d)      Keep the receipt

  1.                                           Wait for our call to confirm receipt of your money & your seats.
  2.                                           On the day, please be at the departure point 15 minutes earlier.
  3.                                           All other queries, please call 3030633 & leave a message. Please allow 3 to 4 days for us to respond to your enquiry.
  4.                                           If you have called to register or paid in the money, you still cannot get our call after 5 days, please call 3030633 & leave a message again.
  5.                                           Cancellation must be made 7 days before departure and you must try your best to find a person to take your place, otherwise there is no guarantee of a full refund.






Itinerary for Whangarei visit on 19.11.16 (Saturday)

8am       Pick up Pakuranga Library

8:15am Pick up Greenlane McDonald

8:30am Pick up Auckland CBD AA building

8:45am Pick up Northcote Road, Northcote. Poenamo Hotel

Head for Whangarei Marsden Point (1 hr 53min)

11:15am-12:15am Marsden Point Oil Refinary

Head for Whangarei Quarry Garden (31min)

12:50- 2:45pm Quarry Garden

Head for Whangarei Fall (9min)

3pm- 4pm           Whangarei Fall

Head Home (2 hr 17min)

Arriving Auckland Approx 6:30pm