Category Archive: HSIS Maintenance

Aug 27 2012

Another Successful Workday

Foggy Start of a 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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Aug 22 2012

Workday this Saturday

Hi everyone, yes it is that time again. This Saturday is another day filled with fun and frivolity. Meet in the car park as usual at 9.30am, we will continue to clear the tributary stream, hopefully get some metal on the mushy track leading into the first foot bridge, tackle some rubbish in the stream …

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Jul 29 2012

Workday 28 July


(by Jerry Douglas) On today’s work program we continued the clearance of the bank on the tributary stream, along with the stockpiling of rubbish in readiness of burning on our next workday. We welcomed a prospective new member who comes from California and along with a friend from North Riding both got stuck in with …

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Jul 27 2012

Workday this Saturday

(by Cherry Douglas) This Sat is our scheduled winter workday again. Usual meet at the carpark for our allocated tasks for the day and our Health & Safety chat. We will be continuing clearing the tributary stream banks – this should be our final one in this area. As we don’t have any dry piles …

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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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Jun 23 2012

Workday 23 June

Luckily the weather was kind to us today. We had soup and buns along with mulled wine for lunch as we kept the fire going much longer. Jerry Douglas

May 23 2012

Coming Workday 26 May


This Saturday is our scheduled work day again. Usual meet in the car park at 9.30, for H & S talk and find out our allocated tasks for the day. Bring gloves, your favourite garden tool, chainsaw, loppers etc whatever you feel comfortable with. We are waiting on fire permit for a new dedicated area, …

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May 16 2012

The Mower Man, a Legend in the Making?


(from Jerry Douglas) Last night Cherry and I joined a small group from HSIS and friends and family to celebrate the actual 75th birthday of Bazza ( Barry Menzies) . Bazza is the main stalwart at the springs who mows the grass in the Ynys Fraser and Travellers trees areas. To mark the occasion Cherry …

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Apr 26 2012

Seats now engraved


Apr 19 2012

Workday this Saturday

(by Cherry Douglas) This Saturday 21st is our next scheduled work day – 9.30am meet in carpark for normal registration and Health & Safety talk. Tasks – continuance from last month clearing the tributary up from first foot bridge, weed spraying, weed eating and mowing Ynys Fraser Walkway – so bring your usual favourite weed …

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Feb 26 2012

Workday 25th February


Every morning we enjoy our walk in the Hamuarana Springs Reserve, together with our border collie Tim. Yesterday I brought my camera, as the first 2012 workday was in full swing. And it certainly was!! HSIS volunteers everywhere… This morning we very much enjoyed the results of cleaning the forest track, great work!!

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