Remembering Terry Mumme

Terry Mumme

Former WTMC club member, Terry Mumme, passed away on 22 May 2020 in Upper Hutt.  Terry was active in the club in the late 60s and 70s, tramping, climbing and skiing.  Members who knew Terry will remember his flamboyance and enthusiasm.  As a result of multiple sclerosis, Terry lost touch with many who knew him … Read more

Remembering Nick Jennings and Fraser Walls

In early December 2019, WTMC life member Nick Jennings and former WTMC member Fraser Walls passed away. Nick died on 5 December 2019 in Palmerston North from colon cancer, aged 89. Fraser died on 6 December 2019 from a heart attack, aged 78. FRASER WALLS 20 FEBRUARY 1941 – 6 DECEMBER 2019 One of Fraser’s … Read more

In memory of Frances Gazley

The Club has sent condolences to Dennis Gazley, Michael and Scott on the loss of Frances after a period of illness. Frances had a great love for wilderness places and especially our native bird life. She volunteered at Zealandia since the early days and was involved in other conservation projects. Friends will remember her in … Read more

Proposed Membership Categories and EGM

Thanks for all your feedback on the proposed membership categories. We received a lot of thoughtful comments, with the vast majority in favour of the proposal put forward to streamline our existing categories of membership. As a result, Committee has agreed to hold an EGM on 26 November so that members can vote on the … Read more

Proposed Options to Membership Joining Process

WTMC joining requirements As part of our overhaul of membership-related matters, your Committee has been giving some thought to what we ask of would-be members. At the moment, people have to complete two trips and collect signatures from a nominator, seconder and committee officer. We’ve had some feedback that this creates barriers for a number … Read more

Attracting and Retaining Members – some more changes to trip fees and membership – August 2014

Thanks a lot for your contributions and ideas to the membership categories ideas – those of you that talked to committee members, emailed us, and posted comments.  It was really appreciated and has helped us a great deal to firm up the categories proposal. Membership Categories – thanks for your feedback We received many comments … Read more