Category Archive: Social Events

Dec 31 2011

Photo Gift


The HSIS Committee wanted to give a Christmas present to our much loved and generous Patron, Ynys Fraser. It was decided that a group photo, enlarged, mounted, inscribed and framed would be a gift that would be appreciated and cherished by Ynys. The group photo was taken at the Douglas’s after our final workday of …

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Dec 08 2011

Last 2011 Workday

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The Society’s keen volunteers met at the Springs for the last work day of the year, last Sat. Dec. 3rd. 2011. While the weather was far from ideal, there was a fantastic turnout of willing helpers, who boxed on in the rain. Some helped install 2 beautiful tables, crafted from the Redwood timber allocated to …

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Dec 01 2011

This Saturday Dec. 3rd. last 2011 Workday


This Saturday is the final work day for the year – all being well with the weather. Please ring John Rainbow 3322767, or myself Cherry 3322474 – by 9am on Sat morning to check out the weather. Whilst it is saying showers, we think we should be Ok. We will be doing a general cleanup …

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Sep 22 2011

Twilite Golf from Tuesday Sept. 27th

Kia Ora all, Heads up for our twilite golf, starting next Tuesday, September 27th. 2011 Tee-off starts are from 4.00pm in the afternoon and the last tee-off would be at 6.00pm. Prize giving is from 7.30pm depending upon groups playing. This is every Tuesday from the 27th of September with a break between Xmas to …

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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 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

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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Mar 29 2011

Photos Workday February 2011

Just added under Work Days!

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