Nature of Things – July 2012

Congratulations to Ian and Spencer whose photos received recognition in the 2012 FMC photo competition. Spencer’s photo taken near the WTMC Mountain House shelter in the Tararuas was the overall winning shot from the 224 entries! Keep those cameras snapping in preparedness for next club competition planned for early 2013. A big thank you to … Read more

Alice Nash Heritage Lodge – Tunupo – Iron Gate Hut – Heritage Lodge

Ten of us left platform 9 soon after 5:30pm. We dined at Levin where the vast array of takeaway options were fully taken advantage of with all trampers conjuring up different kai, much to the envy of myself having purchased a couple of stale buns from countdown. Light rain on and off on the journey … Read more

Mt Tapuae-o-Uenuku – Inland Kaikouras

The journey to Mt. Tappy is one of the highlights of the WTMC winter schedule and this year was no exception. The trip got off to a poor start from a punctuality viewpoint as we arrived into Picton 90 mins late at half past midnight. The ferry staff put on free fish n chips to … Read more