Posts Tagged ‘ Alan Leadley ’

Pukemokemoke’s best friend honoured

Mar 5th, 2015 | By

A dinner in Hamilton recently celebrated the contribution made by volunteers to Pukemokemoke Reserve. Alan Leadley, former manager of the Friends of Pukemokemoke, came in for a special honour, writes Warwick Silvester. THE PUKEMOKEMOKE BUSH reserve at Tauhei continues to attract picnickers, joggers, dog exercisers, nature lovers, bat watchers, kindy kids, school groups, university researchers,

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Pukemokemoke update

Jan 8th, 2013 | By

Weed growth is second only to the Waikato maize, says Friends of Pukemokemoke’s Alan Leadley.  “The warm wet summer we’ve had so far means that the young trees which were recently weeded  are already again nearly covered on weeds.” He asks that Friends drop by the reserve for a spot of weeding.  “You don’t have

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Many hands make lighter work at Reserve

Dec 6th, 2012 | By

It’s been a wonderful year the Reserve at Pukemokemoke, says Alan Leadley. The main loop tracks to the summit have been improved, and the Mangatea area of weed and privet infestation has been well and truly changed into an area of delightful paths and picnic facilities. Just a small section remains to be cleared and

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Relationship celebrated

Nov 19th, 2012 | By

Tauhei Marae recently hosted the Friends of Pukemokemoke Trust to mark the successful partnership between the trust and local iwi. Alan Leadley gives his impression of a special day. As the Good Book says, “it is more blessed to give than to receive”. This bible text was quoted by the chair of the Pukemokemoke Bush

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Proper job

Sep 5th, 2012 | By

There were only five of them, but they were champion builders, says Friends of Pukemokemoke’s Alan Leadley. Last Sunday the keen workers ‘expertly’ constructed another section of the boardwalk over flood-prone Mangatea River flats. The track is now nearly finished through the area which was once covered by dense privet. Well done the quintet!

March at the reserve

Mar 2nd, 2012 | By

Folk are reminded that all are welcome to come to the Reserve every Thursday, from 9am to noon, during March to catch up on track work, weeding and enjoy the fine company, of course. Also the T-Rex mulcher will be on hand over the 17 and 18th – not this weekend.  Anyone interested in seeing

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