Posts Tagged ‘ friends of pukemokemoke ’

Walkway fights kauri dieback

Mar 5th, 2017 | By
Pukemokemoke Reserve

A new wooden walkway has been built at Pukemokemoke Bush Reserve in the fight against killer kauri dieback disease. The 400m walkway project got underway late last year with the assistance of Waikato Regional Council. In September a call-out was made for people to help lay planks on tracks so visitors wouldn’t walk on soil

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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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Pest control boost for Pukemokemoke

Nov 15th, 2013 | By

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 project. “This is an excellent outcome for ratepayers and the Hamilton Halo project generally,” said

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A walk in the bush

Jun 19th, 2013 | By

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 paces beyond was a delicate mahoe leaf, with fungi nearby: Lichen and fungi thrive in

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Inspiring day at Reserve

Apr 12th, 2013 | By

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 Day at Tauhei Marae and the Pukemokemoke Reserve, near Gordonton. The event brought together more

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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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