New Membership System: Hello Club

We appreciate your patience and welcome you to use the new membership system – let us know how you get on. Comments and questions are welcome, please send them through to David (, or early evenings only call him at 029 938 2756). Click on a button below to register or log into the new … Read more

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