Category Archive: History

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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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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Dec 13 2012

What once Was…

Not long ago Jerry and I spoke about his fantastic old postcards that he was so kind to share with all of us on this website. I told him I have been taking photos of our beloved reserve since Henny and I arrived in New Zealand nine years ago. A number of them show “what …

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Jun 28 2012

President’s Report 2011-2012

This Society of willing volunteers continues to live the dream of helping to restore the Hamurana Springs Recreation Reserve to a very special and unique place on our planet, for the pleasure and enjoyment of locals and visitors from all over the world.  Positive feedback by way of verbal comments and thanks from visitors, plus …

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May 07 2012

New History Page

From today we’re having a new page in the navigation bar. Jerry is collecting beautiful old postcards and wants to share them with our visitors.

Mar 02 2012

Request to All

from Jerry Douglas: Has anyone got any memorabilia of or about the Hamurana Springs that could be donated to our Society? If so please contact me at email: jerry.douglas@xtra.co.nz Thanks