Diary

District council

Lynne Patterson and Pim Borren on Rewanui

Lynne Patterson and Pim Borren on Rewanui

Following the strategic visioning process Rewanui was visited by the Lynne Patterson and Pim Borren, mayor and CEO of the Masterton District Council. They invited the foundation to make a submission to the district plan to ask for assistance in upgrading tracks on Rewanui.   The application was successful and plans are now being formed to upgrade some tracks.

Posted by on July 10, 2015 · Category: Monthly Updates · Leave a Comment 

Strategic plan

About thirty stakeholders in the foundation got together in July and again in August to help in the construction of a long term strategic plan. Representatives Scion, Canterbury University, Horizons Regional council and others took part in the process.

Posted by on August 28, 2014 · Category: Monthly Updates · Leave a Comment 

Wind throw

Wind throw

Wind throw

About 4 ha of 8 year old radiata were damaged in a nor westerly gale in June 2014

Posted by on July 4, 2014 · Category: Monthly Updates · Leave a Comment 

Signs updated

Information board

Information board

Keeping the laminated sheets on the information boards throughout the trial has always been a problem. This is the latest effort to stop the wind getting at them. The clips are pieces of 15mm PVC pipe with a slot cut in them to afit over the 12mm ply board

Posted by on May 10, 2014 · Category: Monthly Updates · Leave a Comment 

Redwoods pruned

Pruned redwoods

Pruned redwoods

The redwood trees in the trial blocks have had their first prune

Posted by on April 20, 2014 · Category: Monthly Updates · Leave a Comment 

Manuka seminar visit

Manuka seminar

Some of the people attending a seminar on manuka honey followed up with a visit to Rewanui, here Stuart Orme talks about our trial work to the group.

Posted by on March 9, 2014 · Category: Monthly Updates · Leave a Comment 

Pruning Eucalypts

Paul Millen demonstates techniques

Paul Millen from the Drylands Trust conduct a workshop on pruning the demonstration plots of Eucalypts at Rewanui.

Posted by on December 23, 2013 · Category: Monthly Updates · Leave a Comment 

Spring

Spring at Rewanui has seen the usual variable weather with the highest wind speed (97 kph) recorded since installation of the weather station. A walker enjoys the new growth in the Kowhai creek plantings.

Posted by on October 17, 2013 · Category: Monthly Updates · Leave a Comment 

Dog trialling returns

Shepherds dog trial

Saturday Sep 14th saw the return of dog trialling to Rewanui after many years. There was a good attendance at the Shepherds dog trials organised by the Tinui club.

Posted by on September 14, 2013 · Category: Monthly Updates · Leave a Comment 

Storm damage

Branch across the entrance to the Rewanui homestead

The high winds of Sep 11th brought this branch down across the drive into the Rewanui homestead. Fortunately no other major damage has been discovered.

Posted by on September 14, 2013 · Category: Monthly Updates · Leave a Comment 

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If you would like more information about the Foundation:
email: info@trimblefoundation.org.nz
postal address: Box 528, Masterton
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