Herma

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Name: Herma Snel-Henkelman
Date registered: 30th August 2013

Latest posts

  1. HSIS change of Webmaster — 9th December 2015
  2. Reserve Management Plan Survey — 17th August 2015
  3. HSIS Update — 4th August 2015
  4. HSIS donates “The Ancient Waters” — 24th July 2015
  5. Fantail Monitoring — 14th April 2015

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Jul 19 2014

Chipping Work Day Coming

Next workday at the Springs will be July 26th, by which time we should have our first chipping day. Trees R Us are hiring their chipper to us, in lieu of none being available in Rotorua of the size we require. Usual 9.00am start day with all your gardening gear, wheelbarrows will be essential this …

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Jun 25 2014

AGM 2014

Our yearly AGM was held on Tuesday June 17th for the 11th time. Most committee members have retined their seats with two standing down due to other long standing commitments, but remain working at the Springs when they can. We thank Jim & Diana for their input over the years. Jerry and Cherry Douglas became …

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Jun 06 2014

2014 AGM coming!

Hamurana Springs Incorporated Society We are at the end of another successful year of the Society. We have now been going for eleven years and therefore it is time for our AGM. This year we will be holding it on 17th June at 7.30pm at the Lake View Bible Camp Hall Hamurana Road. If anyone …

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Apr 19 2014

Update Predator Control

We have just trialled two new baits in our trap lines at Hamurana Springs. All traps have been baited with “Erayz” freeze dried rabbit blocks, and every second trap was also sprayed with an aerosol salmon spray lure. This resulted in a catch after one week of 9 rats, 2 hedgehogs and 1 cat. Our …

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Feb 20 2014

Koaro Monitoring Programme

These is a few lines take from one of Kristina Thompson Emails regarding the on going monitoring of the Koaro at Hamurana Spring: Kia Ora The Kaikaitahuna Koaro Monitoring Group, consisting of members of Ngati Rangiwewehi and Te Arawa Lakes Trust did the monitoring of the Koaro population at Kaikaitahuna (Hamurana Springs) on the 18th and …

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Dec 09 2013

Almost 2014…

Seasons Greetings to All of You!

Dec 01 2013

Kauri planted for first Life Members

The Kauri, Agathis australis, is a gift from HSIS to the Menzies, the Society’s first Life Members. Barry & Lynn chose a Kauri, to be planted in the Area of the Reserve now called the Traveller’s Trees area. The tree was given a good start to it’s new life with the addition of compost, sheep …

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Nov 14 2013

Notice regarding Traveller’s Trees

Planting is seasonal and is now not available until further notice

Oct 27 2013

Tourgroup plants native Ake Ake

This Labour weekend proved to be a perfect Saturday afternoon for a group of 16 American tourists led by our favourite tour leader Josh.  They were shown through our slice of paradise by Jerry and Cherry Douglas, Stephen Parker, Sally French, Diana Hay and Herma Snel, who was also taking photos. A purple AkeAke (Dodonaea …

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Oct 20 2013

Visit to Spring ‘Highlight of the Day”

Yesterday  (Saturday Oct.19th) once again HSIS members met and guided another American tour group, whose tour guide Jennifer hailed from Nelson. Jerry and Cherry Douglas and Lorraine and Stephen Parker were the HSIS members on the day. Like the previous group last Wednesday a tree was planted in the Traveller’s Tree aerea and a number …

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Oct 18 2013

Tour Group visiting the Springs

Jerry and Cherry Douglas along with Lorraine Parker, met another group of American tourists who visited the springs on Wednesday 16th and planted a Rimu in the travellers tree area. The tour leader Mavis has been bringing her groups to visit the springs for some time but was not aware until she and other tour …

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Oct 01 2013

Photos of Big Planting Day Sept.28th

Last Saterday a group of about 28 people attended our big planting day. 1050 trees planted in well under two hours – what an achievement… astounded even us!! Many thanks to members who arrived early to place trees, then started digging. We finished just as the rain came through. People and dogs all had a …

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