Monthly Archive: October 2013

Oct 27 2013

Tourgroup plants native Ake Ake

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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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Oct 20 2013

Visit to Spring ‘Highlight of the Day”

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Yesterday  (Saturday Oct.19th) once again HSIS members met and guided another American tour group, whose tour guide Jennifer hailed from Nelson. Jerry and Cherry Douglas and Lorraine and Stephen Parker were the HSIS members on the day. Like the previous group last Wednesday a tree was planted in the Traveller’s Tree aerea and a number …

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Oct 18 2013

Tour Group visiting the Springs

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Jerry and Cherry Douglas along with Lorraine Parker, met another group of American tourists who visited the springs on Wednesday 16th and planted a Rimu in the travellers tree area. The tour leader Mavis has been bringing her groups to visit the springs for some time but was not aware until she and other tour …

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Oct 01 2013

Photos of Big Planting Day Sept.28th

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Last Saterday a group of about 28 people attended our big planting day. 1050 trees planted in well under two hours – what an achievement… astounded even us!! Many thanks to members who arrived early to place trees, then started digging. We finished just as the rain came through. People and dogs all had a …

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