Van drivers needed

If you are a safe and confident vehicle driver then please help out by getting yourself registered to drive the club vans. Forms are available here. Remember: Trips may not run if we have insufficient drivers on-board, and clubs like ours only function if everyone helps out.

Q and A with Sarah Fisher

Q. How did you get involved with the WTMC? A. I had done a few tramps for Duke of Edinburgh and was keen to do more tramping but didn’t know anyone else interested in it. I kept thinking I would go along to a tramping club but was too shy to go for ages. I … Read more

Committee member Q & A

 Katy Glenie quizzes Chief Guide Illona Keenen Q. How did you get involved with the WTMC? A. A friend Jane Perkins was a long time member and invited me along for a South Island trip to The 1000 Acres Plateau—but the bad weather meant we didn’t get there. It then took me three years to … Read more

Subscription Reminder and 2015 Journal

This year the subscription reminder letters are being send as hardcopy with your 2015 Journal and the November FMC bulletin. They should be dropping through your letter box in the next week or so. The 2015 Journal is a real gem with some great stories and beautiful pictures for you to pour over during the Christmas … Read more

Wellington Conservation Management Strategy

  Recently Illona and I attended a DOC consultation session covering the new Wellington Conservation Management Strategy.  This 10 year strategy covers some important areas that WTMC people regularly tramp in, so it’s great that DOC have involved us in the planning process.   For more information about the Wellington CMS visit DOC’s website   DOC will soon … Read more

Mountain biking in the Tararuas

 DOC was recently approached by a group of community representatives, who are keen to see mountain biking options in the Tararua Forest Park. There are currently very limited opportunities for recreational mountain bikers to enjoy the Tararuas, unlike most other DOC managed areas throughout the country. DOC has proposed to allow mountain bikers access to … Read more