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Volunteers needed

We are looking for volunteers to fill our critical vacancies. If you are interested in helping out please get in touch with . Chief Guide (vacant) The Chief Guide oversees Club trips and activities. In particular, they are responsible for ensuring that trip run smoothly and safely, and answer queries from Trip Leaders and Participants. … Read more

AGM 2024: Results

The Annual General Meeting for the 2023/24 year took place on 10 April. The meeting was well attended in person and a few Members also attended online. The agenda and papers for the meeting are available here. Key decisions made in the meeting: Minutes of the 2023 AGM: Approved without amendments Annual Report and Financial … Read more

A four seasons Easter around Mount Ruapehu – Round the Mountain Track: Tongariro National Park

Summary:  Thursday 28 March:   Friday 28 March (Day 1): 19.36 km  Highlights: Walking times:  Saturday 29 March (Day 2) – 19.43km  Highlights: Walking times: Sunday 30 March (Day 3) – 22.72km  Highlights:  Walking times:  Monday 1 April (Day 4) – 29.86 kms   Highlights:  Walking times:

From the President – March 2024

Kia ora, This article provides general club updates including: If you have any questions, comments or ideas please get in touch. Ngā mihi Anne de Ferron  Taranaki (MF) – Twelve of us climbed Taranaki Maunga via the Khyber Pass Route (it was too icy to go up the east ridge as planned) with a pre … Read more

Cameron to Ashburton circuit – an alpine tramping trip.

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Cameron to Ashburton circuit – an alpine tramping trip. A 4 day alpine tramping loop trip through spectacular mountain scenery including the Ashburton Glacier For another alpine tramping trip go to Ball Pass – a nice alpine day walk For a further alpine tramping trip go to Stumpy Stream

Update: Refund policy and Booking fees

This article sets out changes to the WTMC refund policy and changes to Paypal fees. Updated refund policy The Committee has reviewed and approved a new policy to provide refunds across Club services and activities, including trips and training, Lodge and Paua Hut bookings. These changes are brought in so we take a consistent approach … Read more

Tararua Northern Crossing

Day 1: Friday What started as a planned group adventure, turned into a spontaneous duo escapade when a last-minute COVID-related cancellation left just the two of us to tackle the Tararua Northern Crossing. Undeterred, we met at the train station as planned at 5pm, ready to hit the road. We made a quick pit stop … Read more

Exploring Kaikoura and Mt Fyffe – Seaward Kaikoura Range

A relaxing weekend with great views of Kaikoura. The trip began with us all (along with the medium group) meeting at the Wellington Railway station at 2.30pm to catch a 4pm ferry to the South Island. After arriving in Picton, we drove down to Kaikoura to our Top 10 Holiday accommodation for the night. This … Read more

Angelus Hut – Nelson Lakes National Park

The six of us met at the train station at 2.20pm, where Lisa kindly had the van ready and waiting for us. We drove onto the Interislander for a 4pm sailing, arriving in Picton shortly after 7pm. We then drove down to St Arnaud, arriving at West Bay campsite just after 9pm, ready to pitch … Read more

Notice of AGM: 10 April 2024

Wednesday 10 April 2024, 6-7.30pm  Annual General Meeting Find the event on the website or on Facebook. This notice provides an Agenda for the AGM, supporting documents, nominations received for the Committee,and information on how to join the AGM remotely through “Google Meet.”This page will be updated when new nominations or motions are received. Agenda for the AGM [ Last … Read more