Category Archives: Pukemokemoke

The activities of the Friends of Pukemokemoke

The wasp killer

There’s plenty of killing going on at Pukemokemoke Reserve, and the more the better, according to Keith Holborow. For the last six weeks, the retired engineer/science teacher has driven from Hamilton to hunt out and destroy wasp nests. In this … Continue reading

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Pest control boost for Pukemokemoke

Pukemokemoke Reserve will be getting pest control, courtesy of Perry Resources Ltd. The company has volunteered to undertake pest control in its application for a resource consent to operate the nearby quarry. The reserve is part of the Hamilton Halo … Continue reading

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Lunch at Pukemokemoke

This wood pigeon was quite unconcerned about three humans standing no more than three metres away while it ate lunch yesterday at Pukemokemoke. N8N had taken the Nikon, and discovered the camera battery was back in Gordonton being charged. Sally … Continue reading

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A walk in the bush

Strolling slowly through Pukemokemoke one uncovers a treasure trove of loveliness.  Annette Taylor and David Riddell took their camera and gumboots for an outing at the reserve. First on the track was a baby kahikatea, glistening in the sun: Two … Continue reading

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Inspiring day at Reserve

Waikato Regional Council summer student Jess Pasisi visited Pukemokemoke for the first time yesterday to attend the Landcare Field Day.  She reports on an inspiring experience. It was day of pests, networking and bats at the annual Landcare Networking Field … Continue reading

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Student power shines again at Reserve

They’ve pulled weeds there, planted seedlings and even dabbled in some path building, but for this third visit Pukemokemoke felt the power of the EcoQuest bridge build. Lecturer Robyn Sinclair explains. They say third time is a charm, and it … Continue reading

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