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November 24, 2019

Those of you who regularly walk the Wairoa Stream will be aware of the improvements to the track since it was opened in April 2017. In addition to the activity on the track, more than 13,000 native trees and shrubs have been planted in a number of areas running along the length of that track. 

Those plantings require a considerable amount of TLC, especially at this time of of the year when rampant spring gr...

October 1, 2019

Thanks to a great effort by The Friends of the Wairoa Stream, a challenging section of riverside track has been dealt with.

The team have built a boardwalk, in just over a day, across the rocky section of track upstream from the top of the Te Wairere waterfall.

Well done guys!

August 28, 2019

After several weather postponements Kerikeri Primary School were finally able to complete their 2019 planting along the Wairoa Stream bank.  

Four members of Friends of Wairoa Stream who were present as guides, were really impressed when the 15 students planted all 150 plants in only two hours and were looking around for more plants.

The objective of the students is to transform a patch of Blackberry, Tobac...

June 9, 2019

After a few blustery and chilly days, the weather came to the party as did 50 enthusiastic volunteers of all ages for the public planting day on land recently cleared of weeds, at the top of Sammaree Reserve. 

After a briefing by Rod Brown on the wider Wairoa Stream projects, Rod lead the team of planters through the plantings that have taken place since 2013.

The good turnout meant that the plants...

May 23, 2019

We have recently had a further 70 metres of riverbank cleared of weeds and ageing eucalyptus trees (see images below) and now Vision Kerikeri and Friends of the Wairoa Stream are inviting you to come along and help us to plant the more than 900 native plants that we have for this new extension of the Wairoa Stream walkway and wildlife corridor.

We have also removed a large clump of bamboo from th...

May 2, 2019

Last Monday the Friends of the Wairoa Stream carried out the first plantings of the short 2019 planting-window that runs from late autumn through to mid winter. The team managed to plant around 250 young native trees and shrubs on the difficult terrain above the Te Wairere waterfall. 

This was just the latest instalment of the ongoing community effort that is now in its 7th year. The Wairoa S...

December 22, 2018

Rotary Kerikeri has finished and named the latest bridge across the Wairoa Stream. 

The Bridge allows those walking the Wairoa Stream track to extend their walk by, by; crossing the Cobham Road bridge. Once across that bridge, cross Cobham Road and continue 'upstream' along the well formed track that takes you through Sammaree Reserve which borders Placemakers. At the end of the Reserve you will find the Rod Bro...

November 10, 2018

In April the pole piles were placed for the new footbridge being built half a kilometre upstream from Cobham Rd bridge. The bridge will connect the Wairoa Stream track to Campbell Lane and Shepherd Road.

work has been on hold during the wet winter months but construction, by Rotary Kerikeri, is now well underway. Led by experienced Project Manager Keith Day, with the skilled assistance of Peter Foote and his dig...

November 9, 2018

We were delighted to learn that the Tradescantia Terminator team at Kerikeri High School have won national recognition for their efforts.

The team were invited to compete in the senior division at the national finals of the Community Problem Solving (CmPS) competition.  They recently traveled to Auckland for a weekend of fun, challenge and creativity. And, lots of serious competition.

The team had 2 ho...

November 6, 2018

What each of us do today affects the future that our children and grandchildren will inherit. 

The graphic to the right displays the potential impact that today's inaction on mitigating the impact of climate change could have on the generations that are already living today. 

The concept of a Carbon Neutral Kerikeri was first floated at the 2017 Vision Kerikeri AGM. In the interim 15 months a team of enthusi...

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A working bee is held on the first and third Monday of every month from 0830 to 1130.

 

A public planting is usually held in June of each year - details will be posted closer to the date.

 
If you are interested in either of these please contact Rod Brown

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