Attracting and Retaining Members – some more changes to trip fees and membership – August 2014

Thanks a lot for your contributions and ideas to the membership categories ideas – those of you that talked to committee members, emailed us, and posted comments.  It was really appreciated and has helped us a great deal to firm up the categories proposal. Membership Categories – thanks for your feedback We received many comments … Read more

Membership – August 2014

This month we have 2 senior members joining us: Angie Wilkinson Brian Rowe (who was previously a member in the early ’80s). Welcome (back) to the club! Remember if you change your contact details (email or postal address), please let me know at . Thanks!    

Odds & Ends – August 2014

World Wildlife Fund NZ – Launches Conservation Awards WWF – NZ has launched the first ever New Zealand Conservation Innovation Awards to identify new ideas that will help protect the amazing species and spaces in New Zealand. If you’re a backyard tinkerer, laboratory genius, or anything in between, if you have ideas to help communities to … Read more


First of all here’s the stats from Richard’s GPS: Sat 23 Aug 14 09:55 – 16:30 hrs From Holdsworth Road End to Powell Hut and top excursion. Distance: 11.1km Average Speed: 2.3 km/h Min Elevation 300m Max Elevation: 1425m Height climbed 1500m Height Descended: 630m Sun 24 Aug 14 08:05 – 14:00 hrs Mt Holdsworth … Read more