Working Bee: Friday 12 February

Happy New Year again people This Friday morning there’s a variety of tasks to attend to; NEW ROOF: good progress has been made in preparing the potting up area to get a new plastic roof, which means that there are bits of plastic to fold up for disposal, lots of...

Otamatea HarbourCare Update – 15 October 2020

In the last Update I said that we had taken delivery of about 6,000 baby flax plants.  It ended up being just over 7,000, so that’s a good start.  The recent rain was a great help too for topping the water supply dam up, and good to know that this season’s...

Otamatea HarbourCare Update – 20 September 2020

Final tally 2020 I can now report that if we include the additional plants which landowners provided into the mix themselves, we were responsible for more than 25,000 plants going into the ground in our area, about 21,000 of them being grown in our nursery.  Last...

Otamatea HarbourCare Update – 31 August 2020

It’s the final countdown! It is great to be able to report that apart from a few karo which need to be grown on for next year, we are now down to our final 210 cabbage trees in the nursery.  Everything else has been cleaned out or committed to a site.  This...