Category Archive: Social Events

Jan 29 2016

A belated New Year’s wish and upcoming Work day.

The HSIS committee and members  wish readers a Happy New Year for 2016 we also  hope you all had a good Xmas holiday break. The first workday at the Springs is  on Saturday 27th February and as usual meeting in the carpark at 9.00am for the Health and Safety review. As this will be a …

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Jan 21 2015

New Year’s Greetings

from the volunteers of the Hamurana Springs Incorporated Society: The HSIS has been beavering away at our monthly workdays at the Hamurana Springs Recreation Reserve since 2003. Through the on-going efforts of successive Presidents and Committees and a hard core of dedicated volunteers, our passion and love as a community care group of this unique …

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Dec 08 2014

End of Year Words

The Hamurana Springs Incorporated Society is a group of like minded volunteers from the wider Hamurana community who are passionate about the environs at the Hamurana Springs Reserve. We, in association with kaitiaki (guardians) Ngati Rangiwewehi, partake in maintenance and enhancement works of the walkways, waterways and facilities at the Reserve, by holding half-day working …

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Nov 10 2014

Not just Gardeners

(by Cherry Douglas) We have had a very successful working year yet again and all credit to those that always turn up, rain or shine. In place of burning our branch clearings we have so far chipped a huge pile and this has all been spread around the travellers trees area,and on the banks adjacent …

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Aug 30 2014

Dedicated few planted 700 Trees

30th August – by Kerry Oates It was a smaller turn out than we would have liked, but everyone got stuck in and planted another 700 trees around the wetter, steeper margins of the Ynys Fraser walkway today. Planting groups will be quite busy at the Reserve over the next few weeks, as next weekend …

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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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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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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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Aug 19 2013

Living Legends Tree Planting Great Success

Yesterday HSIS participated in the nationwide tree planting programme “Living Legends”, initiated by the government to pay tribute to the rugby world cup hosted in NZ in 2011. Hika Reid (All Black 1980-1986) is one of 17 Kiwi rugby legends to have a conservation project dedicated to him. He represents the Bay of Plenty in …

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Aug 17 2013

Tomorrow Big Planting Day

Jul 30 2013

Living Legends in Hamurana Springs

HSIS will again be participating in the final Living Legends Tree Planting Day on 18th August at the springs, so feel free to call in and speak to our members at our tent. Click the below image for Living Legends info on this event: Our next scheduled work day will be 31st August when we …

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Jul 24 2013

President’s Report 2012-2013

Just published… Click here

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