We're at the Auckland On Water Boat Show and our stand is already busy! Come and see us to have a chat about Tauranga's new boat yard and 350 tonne travel-lift. We're at stall 151 on level 1. See you there! ... See MoreSee Less
Be in to win! In celebration of our recent opening and to recognise the support from our customers, we are giving you the chance to win a family trip to White Island valued at over $700, thanks to White Island Tours - Volcano Adventure Tours, New Zealand To be in to win: like our page and tell us in the comments below why you want to win, and tag @whiteislandtours. Go! ... See MoreSee Less
And we have a winner! Drum roll... Anna Edlington, congratulations! You have won the family trip to White Island, courtesy of White Island Tours - Volcano Adventure Tours, New Zealand and Vessel Works. We hope you, your son and dad enjoy the trip :) make sure you post some pictures and tag us! For now, send us your contact details via private message and we'll arrange to get the tickets to you.
Thanks to everyone else who entered and visited us at the Auckland on Water boat show. Keep an eye on our page for updates on our operations, and drop us a note if you need a lift! www.vesselworks.co.nz
We have been to NZ 7 times to date to visit our daughter, son in law and granddaughter and simple love the country😍!
But as we get older and our funds with pension etc are not so great we would not be able to visit White Island and have to use the money to visit family. We have always wanted to visit and to take our granddaughter with us would be the cherry on the cake😉
Rosie Heery is coming to NZ from Ireland 🇮🇪 and this would be the opportunity of a lifetime. A real live volcano 🌋 What a buzz to tell Everyone in Ireland 🇮🇪❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️🌋🌋🌋🌋🌋👍👍👍👍👍🇮🇪🇮🇪🇮🇪🇮🇪
Paul Davis we would love to win this amazing adventure as both of us are true Tauranganonians, born and bred and sadly have never visited our neighbouring mighty volcano and would cherish this amazing opportunity . 😙#whiteislandtours
#whiteislandtours i would love to win this prize, me hubby and my dad have always wanted to go, would be the bees knees to win this fabulous prize. The 2 kids could tag along aswell since it's a family prize package, give them an experience they will never forget, dad would have to pay for his own if he comes hehe
I would love to win this to take my dad and my eldest son - he is obsessed with volcanoes and my dad is a keen science teacher who had visited volcanoes in both Hawaii and Vanuatu. They would absolutely love to win this!
I've spent so much time travelling internationally that it's time to cross some of NZ off my bucket list. White Island has always been on my bucket list #whiteislandtours White Island Tours - Volcano Adventure Tours, New Zealand
"White island tours" I would love to go and take my boys to see an active volcano in a controlled setting. What an amazing opportunity. Thanks for running the competition.
Just to experience what we have in our own backyard is enough for me seems a waste to live in whakatane but be so far from a different place ya know #whiteislandtours
I love to go and see it blow,
It's something quite unique!
And with #whiteislandtours
showing the way,
I'll find the true Volcanic adventure that I seek! 🌋
My husband and I would love to take our two older kids. Our son is fascinated by volcanoes and our daughter woul love it too
@whiteislandtours what an opportunity to see something in our own backyard! Something the kids would never forget! 🌋🌋🌋
Born and bred in WHK!
But never been on White Island. Keen to show the family one of our planets amazing sights.. 🌋
White Island Tours - Volcano Adventure Tours, New Zealand
My 7 yr old loves volcanoes, would be awesome to take him back to my hometown and show him a real one!!
Would love to visit White Island when we visit NZ next year, from the uk.I would bring my cousins.#whiteislandtours
I am coming over to NZ from Australia with my 2 girls and I want them to experience a natural wonder which is on the top of our list to do. Please pick me 🙏🏼🌋
Just wow!!! Who wouldnt want to go there!!!! Looks amazing and....its on my bucket list!!!🤗😮😮😮😮😷😁😁😁
Just to visit what is so amazing so close and yet so far.
Would love to win this so my kids could see white Island up close and personal fingers crossed #whiteislandtours
That would be awesome! Heard it’s a really cool trip👍🏼
Because we fly over 25 hours to visit your very beautiful country in the footsteps of Abel Tasman and James Cook . Aotearoa and white volcano 😘
I would love to take the family for a trip to White Island, my son would love to see a volcano up close.
Ken Voo enter this!
Haven't been out there yet 😉
What an adventure!
Heading to the Auckland On Water Boat Show this weekend? Let us shout you! We have two double passes to give away. To be in to win: like our page, comment with "need a lift?" on this post and tag a friend. Winners will be drawn on Thursday 27 and Friday 28. Good luck! ... See MoreSee Less
And the winner of the second double pass is... Angela Cosgrove! Congrats Angela, send us you contact details via private message and we’ll be in touch to get the tickets to you. Enjoy the boat show!
And today's winner is... Donald Calder! Well done Donald, you win a double pass. Send us your contact details via private message and we'll get the tickets to you. We'll draw another winner tomorrow - watch this space!
A day in Auckland with my son Tony Galloway would be great
Ken Voo come along!
Need a lift? 🐟🐠🦈🦐🦀 Debi Bennett (For John) 👍👍
Need a lift? Sean Kelly 👍
Need a lift? Sonya Boe
Scott Cornor need a lift?
Need a lift? Don Mahoney
Need a lift? Nat Calder
We're at the annual NZ Marine Transport Association conference today telling delegates about Vessel Works and the opportunities for their marine operations in Tauranga. Philip Wardale spreading the word! ... See MoreSee Less
On Wednesday we officially opened Vessel Works, Tauranga's new marine servicing hub. The site and the travel-lift were blessed in the morning by Ngai Tamarawaho, and stakeholders joined in for a celebration in the evening. They got to see Hikinui, 'big lift', in action as the mayor took the mobile vessel-hoist for a spin. The start of an exciting operation which will bring economic development opportunities to the city and the region! Here are some pictures of the day. There are still a few spots left next week if you'd like to see the precinct for yourselves, so book now at www.surveymonkey.com/r/marineprecinct_tours ... See MoreSee Less
We're officially opening the marine precinct today! This morning Ngai Tamarawaho blessed the site and we lifted a twin-hulled waka from the water. After further official celebrations this afternoon, Vessel Works will officially be declared OPEN! ... See MoreSee Less
Now that is a GOOG JOB!
10 months ago
Exciting day today – we lifted a 47m, 315t superyacht at the marine precinct. A great opportunity to put our 350t travel-lift through its paces, while allowing the owner to get urgent maintenance done right here in Tauranga. This is the largest of four test-lifts we’ve done since assembling the machine. Next step: to give it a final stress-test with a 400t commissioning lift later this month. We’re looking forward to opening the machine for bookings soon Tauranga City Council ... See MoreSee Less
11 months ago
Construction is complete on our beautiful travel-lift! We've done a couple test-lifts and we will be commissioning the machine in May with a full load of 350 tonnes. The travel-lift will be able to be booked from then on. Official opening of the precinct planned for the coming months - watch this space! Tauranga City Council ... See MoreSee Less
Look after the Harbour water quality! :)
Do you have operator for travelift?
We’ve unpacked the travel-lift from its containers and are making excellent progress in putting it together. A mammoth job handled with expertise by a great crew! Cimolai Technology, McLeod Cranes and Hiabs, Pacific 7, Hutcheson Boatbuilders and WARDALE ... See MoreSee Less
Looks Fantastic put together by a skilled team of professionals !
It's all go! After weeks of preparation we're pouring the first 1,175 tonnes of concrete to build the hardstand at the Tauranga Harbour Marine Precinct. This is the pavement where boats of up to 350 tonnes will be stored once they’re lifted out of the water by the precinct’s vessel-hoist. The hardstand is designed to cope with loads of up to 500 tonnes. A massive piece of work and an exciting milestone reached today! ... See MoreSee Less
Spreading the word about Tauranga, Vessel Works, the TMIA - Tauranga Marine Industry Association and its members at the Fiji Regatta Week! With Tauranga Bridge Marina Ltd, Bridge Marina Travelift Ltd and Super Yacht Coatings. ... See MoreSee Less
Awesome🙂 Tauranga is the place to come👍🏼
It was great to have the NZ Marine Industry conference in Tauranga last week! We took attendees on a tiki tour of the Marine Precinct site to give them a firsthand look at progress and potential ... See MoreSee Less
We launched the last boat remaining on the Marine Precinct site to the harbour this morning. The site is now clear, ready for HEB Construction to get stuck into the civil works programme from Monday. Can't wait to see the site transform! Tauranga City Council ... See MoreSee Less
Braving the rain, we broke ground on the Marine Precinct project this morning. Construction starts next week! Exciting times.
Read more: www.tauranga.govt.nz/news/tabid/667/aid/45490/tctl/1435_ViewAnnouncement ... See MoreSee Less
Head over to the Sulphur Point Marina on Sunday morning! Sell, buy or swap marine-related goodies, and learn more about safe boating behaviour. TMIA - Tauranga Marine Industry Association ... See MoreSee Less
3 years ago
Bethlehem College Year 11 Economics students are using the Tauranga City Council Marine Precinct as a case study to analyse interdependence in the economy and the circular flow of goods, services and money around the economy. What will the impacts of the Marine Precinct project be?
This morning Project Director Phil Wardale gave students a run-down of the project to date, to get the ball rolling. Looking forward to hearing about the result! ... See MoreSee Less
Another major milestone reached for the Marine Precinct! Today we signed the purchase agreement with Cimolai Technology for our future vessel hoist (travel-lift), the soon to be largest-capacity hoist in New Zealand.The Tauranga Harbour Marine will be home to New Zealand's largest-capacity mobile vessel hoist when it opens for business mid next year.
This means businesses in the precinct will be able to lift, move and store some of the larger commercial fishing and work boats from the region and further afield, and attract catamaran vessels such as inner-harbour fast ferries.
Read more here: http://www.sunlive.co.nz/news/131971-tauranga-marine-industry-gains-competitive-edge.html ... See MoreSee Less