From the President – November 2023

Kia ora, This article provides a brief update on club activities, including: WTMC November recap: Committee, trips and lodge updates Coming up in December If you have any questions, comments or ideas please get in touch. Ngā mihi Anne de Ferron  South Saddle in the Remutaka Forest Park- MF group. (Credit: Mathew) WTMC November recap … Read more

From the President – October 2023

Kia ora, This article provides a brief update on club activities, including: WTMC October recap: Committee, trips and lodge updates Coming up in November If you have any questions, comments or ideas please get in touch. Ngā mihi Anne de Ferron  100 Acres plateau & Devil’s Dining Table, Kahurangi NP, Labour Weekend – M group. … Read more

A gentle amble along the Rakiura coastline

Kiwi sightings: 9Number of huts bagged: 16Number of days: 8Number of days with wet boots: also 8Distance: 117 kmElevation gain: over 6,500m – a very undulating track! A Rakiura haiku: The mud is everywhere. Bog-a-licious, soggy mud. No coffee cart here. Friday 13 October Landing in Mason Bay8km of local exploring, 2h Boarding a tiny … Read more

From the President – September 2023

Kia ora, This article provides a brief update on club activities, including: WTMC September recap: Committee, trips and lodge updates Coming up in October If you have any questions, comments or ideas please get in touch. Ngā mihi Anne de Ferron  WTMC September recap EM trip to Daphne Hut (left) . (Credit: Jane)Te Awa Kairangi … Read more

From the President – August 2023

Kia ora, This article provides a brief update on club activities, including: WTMC August recap: Committee, trips and lodge updates Tech officer vacancy: we need you! Coming up in September If you have any questions, comments or ideas please get in touch. Ngā mihi Anne de Ferron  WTMC August recap EM trip to Zekes Hut … Read more

From the President – July 2023

Kia ora, This article provides a brief update on club activities, including: WTMC July recap: Committee, trips and lodge updates Get involved with the review of the Club’s constitution Coming up in August If you have any questions, comments or ideas please get in touch. Ngā mihi Anne de Ferron  WTMC July recap Tutuwai and … Read more

Alpine review 2022-23

While no incident occurred, a report identifying issues and proposed recommendations was provided by a club member to the Committee late last year, which prompted WTMC to undertake a review of how we run club alpine trips and training. The review resulted in new club policies to formalise club processes and improve safety on alpine trips.

From the President … in March 2022 ..

Tēnā koutou katoa As we near the end of one “WTMC year” and enter another one, it would be easy to focus on the many covid-19 issues that continued to face the club since I first became President nearly two years ago. However, I feel hopeful that New Zealand and the club are at last … Read more