Category Archive: Committee

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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Dec 09 2015

HSIS change of Webmaster

It’s with bleeding heart I have to say goodbye to my webmaster role. Beginning 2014 I moved overseas and being so far away appeared to be unworkable to stay on as committee member as well as webmaster. Hamurana Springs will always stay my personal paradise and I have at least a thousand photos in memories …

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Aug 04 2015

HSIS Update

At a special meeting held in June and later confirmed at our AGM in July, the Society has elected to re-trench and cut back our working days to four a year, namely October, November, February and March. We have tried to get new/younger members on board, but it hasn’t happened so with an ageing work …

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Jul 24 2015

HSIS donates “The Ancient Waters”

On 22nd May Sally French and Cherry Douglas (pictured here with Sandra Kai Fong – RECT Trustee) pleased to be invited to attend the latest round of funding from Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust, not as recipients this time, but as donors, gifting to them our book “Hamurana Springs – The Ancient Waters” in appreciation of …

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Apr 14 2015

Fantail Monitoring

(by Kerry Oates) The results of our fantail monitoring over the 2014/2015 season show we started the season with 17 pairs, two more than at the end of last season. Six months later after a long dry summer we had 17.5 pairs and 7 singles. This is our best season yet, showing a 24% increase …

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Mar 14 2015

HSIS has 100 Facebook Likes

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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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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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 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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