Updates

Otamatea HarbourCare Update – 7 September 2021

Nursery news The nursery is now empty.  My aim was to achieve this by the end of August, and we would have just about done this if it had not been for the latest Covid lockdown.  I will let you know when I have done the final tally on plants taken by...

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Kaipara Moana Remediation Update – July 2021

People might be wondering what has been happening with the $100M grant from Government to assist with the restoration of the health of the Kaipara Harbour.  The following panui gives a lot of information about the progress which has been made, and the shape of things...

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Otamatea HarbourCare Update – 12 July 2021

Otamatea HarbourCare Update – 12 July 2021 AGM tomorrow night I have been remiss in not using the Update format to let you all know about the Society’s Annual General Meeting at 7.30pm tonight at the Country Club.  The agenda is below.  All welcome. Agenda for ANNUAL...

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Thanks to all our volunteers

It was a huge success when the Otamatea Weed Control Group, Otamatea HarbourCare, Pest FreePeninsulas and Paparoa Lions combined forces for a planting day at Jacque and Jerome’s last month.The 35 volunteers pitched in and got nearly 1,500 plants in the ground in less...

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Kaipara Moana Panui update

In October last year an historic agreement was signed at Waihaua Marae, a Memorandum of Understanding between the Crown, local government and local iwi which forms the basis for the government to contribute $100 Million towards the cost of restoring the health of...

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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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