When people come north to Wellington for tramping…

Date: 14 June 2014. Trampers: Too many to name. Location: St Johns Hall, Willis & Dixon Street. Trip Type: Enlightening Policy Discussions. Author: Mike McGavin. Saturday 14th June was a typical sparkly, sunshiney Wellington day and so I was naturally surprised that nobody else from Tongue and Meats* was spending it where many other trampers … Read more

Sign-up Now for Snowcraft 2014

Fancy some fun adventures in the company of like minded buddies in an alpine environment? Always wanted to sign up for those Alpine trips on the schedule? WTMC Snowcraft 2014 is an introductory alpine skills course for WTMC members. The course takes place over two brief weeknight evenings and two weekends at the club lodge … Read more

2014 Mountain Film Festivals

Banff Mountain Film Festival Visits Wellington One of the most well-know international film festivals of outdoor adventure sports is on it’s way to Wellington. Banff festival originates from Canada but features films from around the world. Every year, a select number of films tour internationally. The Banff Mountain Film festival will be showing two different … Read more

Odds and Ends – March 2014

Keep Paua Hut Clean – Leave the Soap at Home Paua Hut is another one of our great assets. It’s pretty easy to find, just 30 minutes drive from Wellington in Orongorongos. Unfortunately, rats have also found the hut thanks to the enticing smell of soap left behind. There’s plenty of fat in soap to keep … Read more

2014 WTMC Club Photo competition

The Club photo competition is coming up again and there are two dates to mark in your calendar: March 19th – final deadline for entries April 2nd – the club night when the entries are shown and winners announced. There are still a few weeks to take some award winning photos. Winning and runner-up photos get entry into … Read more

Odds and Ends – Jan 2014

Relocation of DOC Kaitoke carpark The Department of Conservation is relocating the Kaitoke entrance to the Tararua Forest Park. The current carpark, at the end of Marchant Road will be removed and new facilities installed at a new site near the entrance to Camp Kaitoke. The new car park will be clearly marked on the … Read more