Posts Tagged ‘ Pukemokemoke bush reserve ’

Huimai explores Pukemokemoke

Mar 22nd, 2018 | By

Children and helpers from Huimai Playcentre had a great time exploring the bush and critters at Pukemokemoke Reserve recently. The budding biologists completed a treasure hunt, spotting intricate spider webs, cicada shells, birds and trees along the way.   And of course there was time to take time out and have a breather in the

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Pukemokemoke’s loop track closed

Sep 11th, 2017 | By
Pukemokemoke reserve sign

Pukemokemoke’s loop track to the summit is currently closed, says Friends of Pukemokemoke chairman Warwick Silvester. “Due to heavy rain over the past two months and the enormous increase in foot traffic on the tracks we have had to close the track to all walkers.” He said the new boardwalk has been a major boon

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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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Pukemokemoke’s enchanting epiphytes

Jul 7th, 2014 | By

Our favourite reserve made it into last week’s NZ Epiphyte Network blog, courtesy of Waikato University’s Catherine Kirby.   On the hunt for a white-flowered rata (Metrosideros albiflora) , she came across a host of other treasures. Check out her post and pictures here.  Catherine is a fan of epiphytes (sometimes known as air plants),

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