Category Archive: Work Days

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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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!!

Feb 23 2012

First Workday 2012

Saturday February 25th is our first working day for the new year. Weather providing, we will be spraying rogue robinias and blackberry, under the guidance of our resident ticketed member, clearing the main track, maybe some clearing down by the dancing stands and along the Ynys Fraser walkway. The tables and seats may need a …

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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 06 2011

Another Table ;-)


Hadn’t noticed Jerry’s huge picnic table yet, as it was raining very hard last time. It was still raining this morning but the sight of this beauty was worth getting wet. Click the thumbnails to enlarge and view the photos in a lightbox

Dec 05 2011

Seats and Tables !


Visitors to the Reserve will now notice the installation of several seats and 2 picnic tables + seats, scattered at strategic viewing points on or near the Main Track through the Redwoods and on the Ynys Fraser Walkway. They have been beautifully built from the sawn Redwood timber allocated to the Society after trees were …

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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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Nov 06 2011

Workday 5th November 2011

Another great workday! Three seats were made and installed, the signpost at the main spring was re-installed with a concrete base and travellers’ trees were planted.  

Nov 01 2011

Postponed Workday this Saturday 5 November

See Instead of last week’s workday and including the planting of travellers trees.

Oct 27 2011

Workday this Saturday 29 October


This Saturday (weather permitting) is another scheduled workday. It will be postponed one week if the weather fails us. Ring either John 3322767 or Cherry 3322474 by 9am to confirm. Meet in the carpark at the usual 9.30am, the order of the day will be: 1. Working with Jerry weed spraying – bring your spray …

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Sep 22 2011

Workday this Saturday September 24th

This Saturday is another scheduled work day. 9.30am meet in car park as usual for instructions and Health and Safety Talk. We will be focusing on removing the debris that our people have already taken out of the water at the Head Spring which seems that others have decided to throw back in again. Jerry …

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