Category Archive: Work Days

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

Jun 23 2013

2013 AGM

Kia Ora Our AGM was held on Tuesday, 18th June and was well attended despite the heavy rain. This years AGM marked our 10th years and it’s so good to see that the passion for Hamurana Springs is still as strong as it was back in 2003 and the Society still has a healthy membership. To …

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Oct 03 2012

Big Tree Planting

Our Workday on Saturday Sept. 29th. was all about Planting. Thanks to DOC, especially Paul Cashmore and Katrina Knill, the Society was given 650 native trees and shrubs to plant in the central portion of the Reserve, alongside the Ynys Fraser Walkway. The plants, which had been grown and nurtured at Treeline Native Nursery, included …

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Aug 27 2012

Another Successful Workday

We had another very successful few hours on a foggy Saturday morning down at our precious Reserve. Progress made on a number of fronts. Thanks: to Kerry and Stephen for removing the debris from Dancing Sands springs, looks great now, also from the little waterfall, plus for track clearance along to the vehicle bridge; to …

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Aug 26 2012

Saturday Morning at Hamurana Springs

My husband, our border collie Tim and I arrived at Hamurana Springs yesterday just in time to witness the briefing of volunteers of the Hamurana Springs Society as it was their monthly workday. Being the proud webmaster of their website I am able to post a message on this blog, which I’m doing now;-) Here …

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Dec 06 2011

Another Table ;-)

Hadn’t noticed Jerry’s huge picnic table yet, as it was raining very hard last time. It was still raining this morning but the sight of this beauty was worth getting wet. Click the thumbnails to enlarge and view the photos in a lightbox

Dec 05 2011

Seats and Tables !

Visitors to the Reserve will now notice the installation of several seats and 2 picnic tables + seats, scattered at strategic viewing points on or near the Main Track through the Redwoods and on the Ynys Fraser Walkway. They have been beautifully built from the sawn Redwood timber allocated to the Society after trees were …

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Jun 01 2011

Special Thanks

(from Jerry Douglas) A special thank you goes to Gary Coker, who provided a commercial chipper machine free of charge, to enable us to clear a massive pile of branches etc., that we had accumulated over the last couple of workdays. Gary has also said that he will join our Society as he felt that …

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May 03 2011

Special Day

(by Herma) Last Saturday was a special day for me, as “my tree” ( a present from HSIS) was planted near the head spring. It was at the end of the HSIS work morning, in bright sunshine after days of rain, which made it even more pleasant. Here’s my Kowhai on the way! And this …

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Mar 29 2011

Photos Workday February 2011

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