Hello friends and family
We were very lucky with the rain – about 30 mm of gentle stuff over 3 days.
On Monday I went down the hill in the rain to rescue a juvie YEP that had been at home for 3 days and only weighed 4 Kgs. I saw 3 juvies there which was a treat. In the afternoon, Robbie and I went to the end of season meeting at DOC in Dunedin. The final numbers for the season were not analysed so we can expect more of the same next season.
It was too soft on Tuesday to drive down to the Moeraki colony so we parked t the top of the hill and put up the electric fence for sheep protection while we were there. I did the Toptip in Wednesday morning and in the afternoon, drove back to Dunedin to give a talk to the 60+ group, located in the First Church hall.
There were about 120 people there and halfway through my talk, an elderly woman in the middle of the hall collapsed. What to do! Carry on was the instruction – not easy to do and not my best presentation ever. The ambulance team came and took her into the foyer where she was attached to a heart monitor and eventually pronounced okay.
On Thursday we released 2 of the juvies on care and took bloods from the new one. The remaining 2 are now located in the hospital so I can clean the Hugo wing. We also got the news on Thursday that our bid for funding from the ‘jobs for nature’ fund was unsuccessful.
Hiltrun, Trii and Rachel joined Elaine and I on Saturday and next week Hiltrun will start chain sawing the fallen branches.
Have a great week!