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Volume 1, Number 1 (November 2006)    
‘Beauty Spot’ and  ‘New Manager Man of Many Parks’     
Track Notes      Karl K Rossiter

‘Birds to look for in Pukekura Park’ and ‘Friends Support Tui Treat’  
Techniques for propagating the older Rhododendrons (and Camellias)     Ken Davey
Friends Need Friends     Craig Saxton

Executive Committee Adds Two New Members  

Volunteers Please

Cuttings    Margaret Rossiter

PUKEKURA PEAKS FOR BUSY SEASON: Planting, Nursery site, Brooklands Zoo, Brooklands seating, Kunming Garden

Friends receive special thanks for support efforts
Volunteers Please    
 
Volume 2, Number 1 (May 2007)    
‘Beauty Spot’ and  ‘Recycling’    
Forefathers and Foresight… our challenge as Caretakers of the Future    Karl K Rossiter
Untitled re: 1934 photo of Park Administrators    George Fuller
The History of Pukekura Park - a living legacy     Elise Smith
Who planted the Kaimata Street shelter belt ?    David Medway
‘Cuttings’ and ‘Canopy conundrum ‘    
Park Scrap-booking     Dell Pope
A special Park     Dorothy Anderson
Buggy    Claire and Allan Purdy
Pukekura Park and Brooklands recognised for their significance    
The Drinking Fountain    
Member comment     Ian Barry

 

May 2007 Supplement

Tea House Refurbishment    Jenny Goddard
   
Volume 2, Number 2 (October 2007)    
New Zealand Pigeon eating Loquat fruits in Pukekura Park     David Medway

Let’s protect the food sources      Karl K Rossiter  
The first Pukekura Park tea rooms    David Medway
The Tea House wisterias     David Medway
Digital award challenge for Friends     Karl K Rossiter  
Spring is in the air    Donna Christiansen
Fernery entrance     Margaret Rossiter
Pukekura Park Ramblers     Marie-Nui Biss
Palm Lawn     Margaret Rossiter
Pukekura Park horticulturist Chris Vork     Margaret Rossiter
Planned Works in Pukekura Park    Chris Connolly
George Fuller, orchids and Pukekura Park    Chris Connolly

 

Volume 2, Number 2 (October 2007)    Supplement
The identity of the Hatchery Lawn notable camellia    David Medway
   
Volume 3, Number 1 (February 2008)    
Fred Parker – donor of Pukekura Park’s original orchid collection –  George Fuller    
Friends of Pukekura Park archive receives a unique contribution from the McDowell family     Karl Rossiter
Autumnal displays –  Donna Christiansen  
Overlooked yet ecologically essential      David Medway
Summer & Celebrations     Chris Connolly
Managing the trees of Pukekura Park and Brooklands     Karl Rossiter
Time to review the tree policy for Pukekura Park and Brooklands     Karl Rossiter
Pukekura Park ramblers    
Renaming of Recreation Grounds remembered     Karl Rossiter
Many spades make planting easy!     George and Bev Moratti
The earliest known botanical survey of Pukekura Park    David Medway
Original ferns of the Pukekura Park Fernery    David Medway


Volume 3, Number 2 (June 2008)  
The first trees planted in Pukekura Park      David Medway
The importance of introduced plants as a winter source of nectar for Tui in Pukekura Park and Brooklands     David Medway
First Impressions     John and Susan O’Sullivan
Recent walks in Pukekura Park    Elise Smith
Tui and flowering Kowhai     David Medway
Specimen trees in Pukekura Park and Brooklands    Bryan Gould
Creating “The Serpentine”    David Medway
The Pukekura Park Portal Project    Elise Smith
From the Fernery    Donna Christiansen
Border renovations Pukekura Park and Brooklands     Ian Hutchinson
Some host plants of the Hanging Tree Orchid (Earina mucronata)in Pukekura Park and Brooklands      David Medway


Volume 3, Number 3 (October 2008)  
Brooklands Zoo update   Eve Cozzi

Tui and flowering Kowhai  David Medway

Specimen trees in Pukekura Park and Brooklands  Bryan Gould

Creating "The Serpentine"  David Medway

The Pukekura Park Portal Project  Elise Smith

From the Fernery  Donna Christiansen

Border renovations - Pukekura Park and Brooklands  Ian Hutchinson

Some host plants of the Hanging Tree Orchid (Earina mucronata) in Pukekura Park and Brooklands  David medway

Volume 4, Number 1 (February 2009)

How Monument Hill acquired its name      Ron Lambert
Some highlights in the Park      Ian Hutchinson
Call for garden volunteers     Chris Connolly
Brooklands in 1916  “beautiful gardens and bush”     David Medway
Pukekura Park Water Carnival     Chris Rickards
Mapping Pukekura Park and finding the history of plants and places     Elise Smith
Pukekura Kete reveals information vital for planning process     Elise Smith
Summer walks in the Park     Elise Smith
SCANZ and Pukekura Park      Fiona Cayzer
Visitors impressions      Donna Christiansen
   

Volume 4, Number 2 (June 2009)

New Zealand ferns in the Fernery at Pukekura Park in September 1928     David Medway
Autumn update     Ian Hutchinson
Autumn walk in the Park      Val Smith
Some early working bees in Pukekura Park      David Medway
Photos from recent guided walks     Elise Smith
The tale of a whale      Ron Lambert
Presentation to the NPDCl on 9 June 2009  relating to proposed new access road into the Bowl of Brooklands from Pukekura Raceway    FoPP inc
Work in the Park     Chris Connolly
 

Volume 4, Number 3 (October 2009)
Those were the days......      Elise Smith
More about the Tea House Wisterias       David Medway
Treasures of Taranaki      Donna Christiansen
The Park environs     George Fuller
Spring update      Ian Hutchinson
Linking 60 Springs into Pukekura Park frog research      Nathan Hills
The demise of a plant collection      David Medway
Kaka and Camellia flowers      David Medway
   

Volume 5, Number 1 (February 2010)
The Gables celebration      John O’Sullivan
The Gables garden project      Ian Hutchinson
The planting of the Fillis Street native botanical reserve     David Medway
Walks on the wild side     Elise Smith
The Gables Colonial Hospital – The Brooklands era      Ron Lambert  
Some recent working bees in Pukekura Park      David Medway
   

Volume 5, Number 2 (June 2010)

Carrington Blockhouse and Fort Herbert     Ron Lambert  
The Superintendent’s new residence fuels a controversy      David Medway
Autumn update      Ian Hutchinson
Autumn update      John O’Sullivan
Recent activities      Donna Christiansen  
Wanderings and purposeful ambles     Elise Smith
Karaka fruits and Tui in Pukekura Park and Brooklands     David Medway
   
Volume 5, Number 3 (October 2010)

Bark Beauty      Elise Smith
The planting of Kauri Grove      David Medway
Spring update     Ian Hutchinson  
Give us a sign     Donna Christiansen
The Brooklands Puriri      David Medway
Karaka fruits as a source of food for birds in Pukekura Park and Brooklands     David Medway
   
Volume 6, Number 1 (February 2011)

More Bark Beauty      Elise Smith
The planting of Horton Walk      David Medway
Some summer highlights in the Park      Ian Hutchinson
 
The Summer season      Judi Harre  
The Mary Morris Memorial Walk      John O’Sullivan
The Swan Plant Project      John O’Sullivan
A novel nest site for Starlings     David Medway
   

Volume 6, Number 2 (June 2011)

More Beautiful Bark      Elise Smith
Ye Mercury: Pukekura Park’s Own Newspaper      Ron Lambert  
The creation of “Manhattan Island”, and Pukekura Park’s first fernery     David Medway
Park autumn update      Ian Hutchinson
Photos    
Collospermum hastatum flowers may provide a previously unrecorded food source for Vespula wasps      David Medway
   
Volume 6, Number 3 (October 2011)

Podocarp bark in Goodwin Dell area      Elise Smith
The thinning of Kauri Grove      David Medway
Park spring update      Ian Hutchinson  
Rugby World Cup displays      Donna Christiansen  
Animal enrichment      Maxine Jenkins  
   
Volume 7, Number 1 (February 2012)

Banded Tui sighted at Brooklands     David Medway
Summer scene and planned upgrade      Donna Christiansen  
Some summer highlights in the Park      Ian Hutchinson  
W. W. Smith and the first breeding of Kiwis in captivity      David Medway
The Tulip Trees of Pukekura Park     David Medway
Lorenzo has an operation      Jolene West  
   

Volume 7, Number 2 (June 2012)

Another old Camellia identified     David Medway
Weta Hotels     John O’Sullivan
Why there are so many Pohutukawa trees in Pukekura Park      David Medway
From the Botanical Records Officer      Ian Hutchinson
Park autumn update      Ian Hutchinson  
The Monarch Butterfly haven at Brooklands Zoo     Anna Willetts  
W. W. Smith and the Monarch Butterfly      David Medway
   

Volume 7, Number 3 (October 2012)

From the Botanical Records Officer      Ian Hutchinson
A Fleeting Venture - Pukekura’s “Rheinland”      Ron Lambert  
How Hatchery Lawn got its name      David Medway
Park spring update      Sheryl Clyma  
Fernery upgrade      Donna Christiansen
Brooklands Zoo’s Aquatics     Anna Willetts  
   

Volume 8, Number 1 (February 2013)

From the Botanical Records Officer      Ian Hutchinson
Park summer update     Sheryl Clyma
The creation of the main lake in Pukekura Park      David Medway
More Beautiful Bark      Elise Smith
Fernery redevelopment update      Donna Christiansen  
Hand-reared Rainbow Lorikeets     Anna Willetts  
   

Volume 8, Number 2 (June 2013)

Gems on a Guided Walk      Val Smith
Park autumn update     Sheryl Clyma  
From the Botanical Records Officer      Ian Hutchinson
More Beautiful Bark      Elise Smith
Four springflowering Aloes of value to Tui in Pukekura Park     David Medway
Animal Reactions      Jolene West
   

Volume 8, Number 3 (October 2013)

Schefflera ‘Condor’ flowers in Pukekura Park      David Medway
Park spring update      Sheryl Clyma
UC Davis Arboretum acknowledges Dr George Mason’s generosity.    
Francis Hamar Arden -the “skilled gardener” of early Pukekura Park     David Medway
Tribute to David Medway    
The Camellia Quest      Ian Hutchinson  
A cruel tree condemned to death      Ron Lambert  
Recent Guided Walks      Val Smith
Brooklands Zoo gets its blues      Anna Willetts  
   

Volume 9, Number 1 (February 2014)

Refreshing, Presenting, Maintaining     Sheryl Clyma
2013 Recap      Ian Hutchinson   
The Volunteers     John O’Sullivan
Photo Collection    
It’s a man’s world......     Anna Willetts
Membership      Adrienne Tatham
Ancient but Elegant : Pukekura’s Band Rotunda     Ron Lambert  
Park experience     Jasmine Lister
Volunteer work at the Bifengxia Giant Panda research centre, China.     Chris Connolly  
   

Volume 9, Number 2 (June 2014)

The Brooklands House      Adrienne Tatham
Walk in the Park      Adrienne Tatham
Walk with the Curator      John Lovel

Shags in the Park.     Val Smith
The Legacies of Charles Score Sanders     Ron Lambert  
Tour of the Park    
Autumn 2014 Update     Sheryl Clyma
Fernery & Display Houses     Donna Christiansen
   

Volume 9, Number 3 (October 2014)

Fourth of July     Ian Hutchinson  
Origins and Evolution of the Festival of Lights in Pukekura Park.    George Fuller
More Shags in the Park.     Val Smith
Stan Lay Drive    Ormond Greensill
Pukekura Park Wanderers Walk August 18    Julie Hunt
Opening of our Sister City Garden in Kunming     Chris Connolly  
Serpents in Eden? – The Saga of the Shed Skins     Ron Lambert  
Beautiful Bark    Elise Smith
People of the Park     Adrienne Tatham
Eclectus Parrots    Kelly Diana Rees  
   

Volume 10, Number 1 (February 2015)

Longwood Gardens     Donna Christiansen  
Plant sale at the Band Rotunda    Julie Hunt
Allan Vinnicombe     Adrienne Tatham
Ray Pope     Adrienne Tatham
Summer Update     Sheryl Clyma
104 years old and Thriving!    Ormond Greensill
The Bicycle Tree     Ian Hutchinson   
Robert Clinton Hughes     Adrienne Tatham
Otter Goings On at Brooklands Zoo    Louise McKenna  
A Walk in The Park    Lyn Bublitz
   

Volume 10, Number 2 (June 2015)

Seed Dispersal     Adrienne Tatham
Metrosideros in the Park     Val Smith
Troy Edgecombe     Adrienne Tatham
Alex Harfield.     Adrienne Tatham
Pukekura Park Projects     Chris Connolly  
The Brooklands Goliath     Ron Lambert
The Oaks Of Pukekura And Brooklands     Ian Hutchinson  
All things browse-worthy - the benefits of browse    Emma Ries  
   

Volume 10, Number 3 (October 2015)

Happenings in the Park     Sheryl Clyma  
Furlong’s Fountain     Ron Lambert  
The Life Of George Fuller.     Adrienne Tatham
David Leslie     Adrienne Tatham
Graeme Neal.     Adrienne Tatham
What’s new at the zoo    Joelene West  
   

Volume 11, Number 1 (February 2016)

Proposed Newton King Memorial Gates    Adrienne Tatham
Seat Dedication     
Adrienne Tatham
Pukekura Park water management work     Chris Connolly  
20 years later - The Friends of Pukekura Park    
Track clearing in Egmont National Park, 1-6 December 1946     George Fuller diaries
Natasha Phillips, Antony Rogers    
What’s new at the zoo?     Eve Cozzi
   

Volume 11, Number 2 (June 2016)

Tall Trees      Adrienne Tatham
Signage and rubbish bins     Adrienne Tatham
The Great Beebe Balloon Ascent     Ron Lambert  
Volunteering with the Friends of Pukekura Park     Julie Hunt
Familiarity Breeds Contempt     The late George Fuller
My Favourite Trees     Val Smith
Browse a multi-use tool for zoo animals    Jolene West
   

Volume 11, Number 13(October 2016)

The Recreation Grounds Maze     Ian Hutchinson
David George Medway LLB, FLS, MRSNZ (1939 - 2013)      Ron Lambert
Fungi in the Park        Val Smith
George Mason    
Spring 2016 Update        Sheryl Clyma
Tamarin Conservation     Eve Cozzi
   

Volume 12, Number 1 (February 2017)

Reminiscences from the 40’s     
Park Maintenance     Sheryl Clyma
In the beginning....     Roger Watkins  
Work Experience- Christchurch Botanical Gardens    Rose Hogwood
Swan Walk, Pukekura Park.     
King Edward Park, Hawera     Val Smith
Animal Training    Jolene West
   

Volume 12, Number 2 (June 2017)

The Queen’s Fountain - and the Age of Enlightenment   Ron Lambert
Pukekura Park – Living Science     Elise Smith
Pukekura Park Recollections    David Walter
The House by the Zoo.   Adrienne Tatham
Weta at Brooklands Zoo     Jasmine Webster
   

Volume 12, Number 3 (October 2017)

Spring Update                     Sheryl Clyma  
The History, Design and Construction of the Waterfall, Pukekura Park   George Fuller
Lapageria rosea       Val Smith

Construction and switching on the waterfall.    
The Bodhi Tree                   Shirani Smith
Understanding duck dynamics is fairly straightforward.  George Fuller
What’s new at Brooklands Zoo?     Eve Cozzi  
   

Volume 13, Number 1 (February 2018)

Thoughts from a new member of the FOPP Gardening group  Marion Sephton
The Border at the Gables   Adrienne Tatham
Dragons in the Park      Tony Burrell
Kermit    Dave Hunger
Boats in Pukekura Park   Adrienne Tatham
Otter Introductions    Jolene West
   

Volume 13, Number 1 (June 2018)

Hunting Myrtle Rust    Mandy Tatham
Sterile Agapanthus Trial   Chris Connolly
Diane Smith    Adrienne Tatham
Pukekura  Park’s  Charlie    Tom and Molly Nagle
The Yellow Camellia    Val Smith
Winter update    Sheryl Clyma  
Six of the best: kauri of note     Ian Hutchinson  
Palm Lawn: past and present     Ian Hutchinson  
   
Volume 13, Number 3 (October 2018) 
Memorial Seat Dedication - Heather Allen     Adrienne Tatham
Morten Bay Fig (Ficus macrophylla)    Tony Burrell
Mamaku     Adrienne Tatham
Painted Stones in Pukekura    Chris Connolly
The Bowl of Brooklands Conifers     Ian Hutchinson
The Rifle Butts     Adrienne Tatham
Connecting to Conservation at Brooklands Zoo    Eve Cozzi
 

Volume 14, Number 1 (February 2019)

Changing of the Guard / Chris Connolly moves on     Adrienne Tatham
Fernery and Display Houses - Constant change    Donna Chritiansen
The Brooklands Chimney     Adrienne Tatham
The Minor Mystery of George Rhind's Gates    Ron Lambert
Clematis in the Park    Val Smith
Changing of the Guard / Enter Kristian Davis     Adrienne Tatham
Learn more about the adorable capuchin monkey    Jolene West
   

Volume 14, Number 2 (June 2019)

A Touch of the Blues    Val Smith
Why was the Dam Built? Swimming in Pukekura Lake     Adrienne Tatham
Liam Eliason     Adrienne Tatham
The Electric Passenger Buggy    John Konijn
Mobility Scooters in the Park     Adrienne Tatham
Animal Training    Kelly Green

Volume 14, Number 3 (October 2019)

Volume 15, Number 1 (February 2020)

Volume 15, Number 2 (June 2020)

Volume 15, Number 3 (October 2020)

Volume 16, Number 1 (February 2021)

Volume 16, Number 2 (June 2021)

Volume 16, Number 3 (October 2021)

Volume 17, 2022

Volume 18, 2023


 

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