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

Latest posts

  1. HSIS change of Webmaster — 9th December 2015
  2. Upcoming Work Day 31st. October — 23rd October 2015
  3. Reserve Management Plan Survey — 17th August 2015
  4. HSIS Update — 4th August 2015
  5. HSIS donates “The Ancient Waters” — 24th July 2015

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Sep 18 2011

Living Legends 2


Another report, this time from Lorraine: Well Jim Hickey was spot on and it was a very wet day and our accommodations left us a little damp and weather beaten. Although the day was not all what we hoped for, weather wise, we all made the best of a bad situation. There was a good …

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Sep 16 2011

Living Legends 1


The Living Legends planting day was held on Sunday the 11th September, as part of both the Rugby World Cup, and in our case, Conservation week. Our Patron Ynys Fraser was kept warm by René: The” living legends ” are all ex All Blacks, and our living legend was Hika Reid Hika Reid The Department …

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Aug 25 2011

Workday Saturday August 27th

This Saturday is another winter workday, usual 9.30am carpark meet for Health & Safety pep talk We will be focusing on (a) clearing more debris around the main spring observation deck and (b) clearing/opening up from the carpark main stream bridge to the first small foot bridge. As Living Legends/Project Crimson is scheduled for 11th …

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Aug 01 2011

Announcement for Sunday 14th August (correction)

Just got the following correction from Cherry Douglas: We have just been sent an email to say that this is being postponed - new date to be advised – something to do with possibly confusion over the Living Legends. I do not know any more than that sorry but will keep you all informed RE: …

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Jul 25 2011

Matariki 2011


A note to advise that Ngati Rangiwewehi are celebrating Matariki at the Springs this coming Sunday morning July 31st. There will be music, stalls, food, things for the kids etc. The place will be buzzing’. John Rainbow President HSIS

Jul 21 2011

Workday this Saturday July 23rd

we have a scheduled work day this Saturday at usual time of 9.30am start, we will be continuing along the stream side as we have been doing recently. Wheelbarrows, rakes, loppers, etc will be the tools of the day, waders or wetsuits may be applicable. The work done below the main spring last time was …

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Jul 06 2011

AGM 2011

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Jun 07 2011

AGM Notice

The AGM of the Hamurana Springs Incorporated Society will be held on Wednesday 22nd June, 7.30 pm at the Hamurana Golf Clubrooms Supper will be served after the meeting

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 30 2011

Loving Hamurana Springs

(From Heather Johnson) We host a lot of international guests and encourage them to visit the Hamurana Stream. Those who do just love the walk & peace. Afternoon gives the best light on the stream. Some guests then purchase a native tree which is planted in the Travellers’ Trees area of the walkway. Heather, Nicara …

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May 26 2011

This Saturday Workday

(from Cherry Douglas, Treasurer) Provided the weather is acceptable we will be having another “fun” day at the springs again this Saturday. Meet in the carpark at 9.30 am, bring rakes, loppers, gloves, etc and we will continue along the main walking track opening up the vista. Please feel free to join us for a …

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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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