Staying at the NZMCA Park Hawera | Licenced To Retire
After having had our "blobby" day at the Cape Egmont Boating club it was time to head off towards the next destination on our motorhome safari. Dave the safari leader had almost been insistent that a stop to view the Maui gas processing plant was on the must do list. So a few kms up the road we turned into what we thought was the correct driveway, as the signage is pretty bad, and lucked in. The visitor centre is unmanned and not really much more than an industrial building but surprisingly it contains some really interesting information about the Maui gas platform. There are also a couple of scale models of the rig one of which is a couple of stories tall. So if you have 15 to 20 minutes to spare it's worth making the stop to have a look see. We then stopped off to use the facilities at Opunake which has a really clean dump station and great pressure in the potable water two things that every motorhomer wants when arriving at these places. From there it was turn left and head