June 24, 2020

The onset of winter does not see any let-up in the activity along the stream banks with the focus moving to planting and, this year, the commencement of constructions of stage 2 of the track extension beyond the Sammaree Reserve bridge.

Planting

Kerikeri High School undertook weeding and planting of 75 native plants on a site by the old swimming hole, downstream from the Jim and May Brodie Bridge. 20 students att...

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...

May 16, 2018

We have put up several articles on the Tradescantia project that students at Kerikeri High School started last year. This is an example of the School's desire to have students experience the practical application of their studies in the community.

On Tuesday, 16 May, a team of 19 students spent the morning taking the classroom down to banks of the Wairoa Stream and working with some of the Friends of Wairoa Stre...

April 5, 2018

Those of you who regularly walk along the track may have noticed the Kerikeri High School activity in some areas adjacent to the track.

Some senior students are undertaking invertebrate identification work as part of a Science Fair Project.

Their aim is to find out how the Invertebrate Community living in the Tradescantia (Wandering Jew)  compares with that found living in the native ground cover.

The stude...

November 1, 2017

The Tradescantia Terminators, a Kerikeri High School year 9 and 10 problem solving team, presented a case to a mock court for the release of Tradescantia bèetles along Wairoa Stream in kerikeri to control the invasive weed Tradescantia fluminensis commonly known as Wandering Jew.

The year 10 members of The Terminator Team' pictured with the two judges Dr Jenny Dymock, entomologist, who introduced the b...

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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.

 
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April 22, 2020

Projects the likes of Te Hononga, which creates a community hub and town square in Kawakawa are close to completion and a Kaitaia Town Centre Revitalisation project has been put forward as part of a funding application for spade ready projects under Crown Infrastructure Funding as part of our governments economic recovery plan. FNDC’s application seeks investment upward of $300 million dollars spread over a variety of projects...

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