Otamatea HarbourCare Update – 20 April 2021

Nursery news The plants in the nursery are looking great, and are big enough to be planted out now, but leaving it a month would be safer in terms of soil moisture.  I have had a few enquiries already for plants but won’t be taking any orders until next...

Otamatea HarbourCare Update – 22 March 2021

Well I must have been having fun, because the five months since the last Update have really flown.  The main thing is that the plants in the nursery are overall looking really good, most of our mainstay flax Manuka and cabbage trees would be big enough for them...

Kaipara Moana Remediation Update

Integrated Kaipara Harbour Management Group have provided the attached update on what is happening around the Kaipara catchment, particularly around the Kaipara Moana Remediation. Click below to read the first panui of the progress being made to date as we all wait to...

Planting season over for 2020

The 2020 planting season is now over for Otamatea HarbourCare and our attention has turned to next season’s crop.  I collect the seed in the Autumn, prepare it for germination then send it off to a nursery specialising in propagation.  Starting a couple of...