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WIOA Tour of New Zealand 2018

May 4 @ 8:00 am - May 12 @ 5:00 pm

WIOA will once again be leading a tour to New Zealand water facilities in 2018. The tour will leave Australia on Friday 4 May 2018 and return from New Zealand on Saturday 12 May 2018.

The tour includes the Water Industry Operations Group New Zealand Conference to be held at the Convention Centre, Palmerston North from 9 to 11 May 2018.

For more information on the WIOG Conference check out the Water Industry Operations Group (WIOG) website: www.wiog.org.nz

Proposed Itinerary

Date Activity
Friday  4 Arrive Wellington
Saturday 5 Wainuiomata intake and plant tour
Kapiti Coast District Council Wastewater Plant tour
Sunday 6  Kapiti Coast District Council Water Treatment Plant Tour
Travel to Napier Via Pihiatua track possible Tui Factory tour
Monday 7 Waste Water NBR plant tour and retic
Drive to Taihape
Tuesday 8 Taihape Water Plant Morning  Hunterville Wastewater plant
Travel to Palmerston North
WIOG – Chairman’s Dinner
Wednesday 9 WIOG Conference
Thursday 10 WIOG Conference
Friday 11 WIOG Conference
Travel to Wellington
 Saturday 12 Leave Wellington Airport

Tour Costs

Air Fares – approx $700 – $1,500 AUD
Delegates to arrange their own flights.  Please contact WIOA for exact times or flights to book.

Tour Costs payable to WIOA – approx $1,500 AUD includes

  • Bed & breakfast – 8 nights (twin share)
  • WIOG conference registration
  • Transfers to/from airport
  • Bus rental

Incidental Costs payable by attendee – approx $350 AUD
This would cover meals not included in conference and some other incidentals.

To Join the Tour

If you would like to join the tour of NZ, email george@wioa.org.au by 28 February, and ensure you have a valid passport.


May 4 @ 8:00 am
May 12 @ 5:00 pm
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Craig Mathisen
0457 846 008