Updates

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...

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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...

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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...

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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 bits...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Otamatea HarbourCare Update – 25 September 2018

Latest highlights: Planting activities Trees still available Kauri Museum Settlers Day Country Calendar Nursery update Website Membership ★ Planting activities Since the last Update we have held a planting day with the senior pupils from Matakohe School at Ruatuna...

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