Marsden Cove

The beaches of the Whangarei Inner Harbour

Graham St Beach, One Tree Poin

Late  1970s my parents Jack and Flo Searing built a walkway down to a small inner harbour beach at Graham St One Tree Point.   They used to sit on the beach everyday and swim. There are now two rocks on the beach – one called Jack and one called Flo.  For many years they were…

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New Cafe at Marsden Cove Marina

Story edited from Bream Bay News – sign up to get their newsletter delivered to your inbox! Land and Sea Café, Bar and Eatery Kimberley Smythe is the new owner of the cafe at Marsden Cove Marina, which is to be relaunched as the Land and Sea Café, Bar and Eatery.  It is situated where…

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New Life for Marsden Cove Market

Sharon Booth, started the Ruakaka Market first in the green space alongside the Ruakaka Towncentre and then moved it to Marsden Cove.  New owners as of January 2014 are Don and  Teresa Anderson of Eco Valley Oils  email  Web The new market organisers say they will still be giving donations to local organisations such as…

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Another Boat in the Fleet at Marsden Cove

A new adventure for Wally and Shirley Browning – SPOT ON. Taken from the Bream Bay News – get the news online as well as in your letterbox Wally Browning, with his bushy eyebrows looks every bit the old sea captain. It’s as if after years in different occupations he has finally found his calling. He…

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Refinery Celebrates 50 years with an Open Day

Marsden Point Oil Refinery turns 5o! To help celebrate the company’s 50th anniversary this year, and to show its appreciation to its neighbours and the wider community for the support they’ve given over this time, the New Zealand Refining Company is opening its gates to the public on 9 October 2011.

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New Charter Boat business in Marsden Cove

Jacqui Taylor – Lynds and Robert Lynds started Bay Fishing Charters Ltd in Tauranga over 5 years ago.  Over the years they grew the business to include 4 charter boats all of various sizes and employed Skippers and Deck Hands and took thousands of people out onto the water.  Now they are based at Marsden…

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