Since the formation of the Park in 1975, annual planting has greatly extended the original areas of native bush. Steeper gully areas have been fenced off and the current planting plan aims to fill gradually these. This year the planting is on a slope below the lookout, looking back to Rangitoto Public planting days for… [Read on…]
The SOSSI Annual General Meeting will be held at 1pm on Tuesday 31 May at the Park Office in Te Haruhi Bay, and preceded by a BBQ at 12 noon. The agenda is as follows. Relevant papers will be sent to members by email and available at the meeting. 1. Welcome, Apologies 2. Minutes of… [Read on…]
SOSSI founding Chairman Allan Parker passed away this Auckland Anniversary weekend. SOSSI management committee and Auckland Council representatives reflect on his involvement with Shakespear Open Sanctuary. Allan and Elaine Parker purchased a property on Everard Avenue adjoining the newly formed Shakespear Regional Park in the early 1970’s. At that stage the park was little but… [Read on…]
The 2015 AGM will be held at 1pm on Tues, 9 June at the Park Office in Te Haruhi Bay. The Agenda is as follows; (click links to download documents) Apologies Minutes of 2014/15 AGM Matters Arising from Minutes Annual report (Chair) Financial Accounts (Treasurer) Recommendation for Subscriptions The Committee recommends that the annual membership… [Read on…]
SOSSI is running a “Sunday at Shakespear” on August 17th to see if we can finish the planting before spring (lambs are here!). Many of you have helped with the 18,000 already planted, but there are still 10o0 to go. Bring the family and come and help, 10-12am with free BBQ to follow. Meet at… [Read on…]
The AGM for this year will be at 1pm, Sunday 25 May, at the Park Office, Te Haruhi Bay. The AGM agenda and Annual Report for 2013/14 are available at these links. The annual accounts are available from our member-only page (you will need to log in to see it).
[box title=”AGM 2013″]Members are reminded that the AGM of the Shakespear Open Sanctuary Society will be held at 1pm Tuesday 25 June at the Park Office, Te Haruhi Bay, Shakespear Regional Park. Everyone is welcome to attend.[/box]
SOSSI and Tuesday volunteers have completed a major upgrade of the Sossi nursery, with financial support from Auckland Council and Pub Charity. This has created a more efficient production unit for pricking out and bagging on new young seedlings as they arrive from the Botanic Gardens who are doing the seed propagation work for us…. [Read on…]