Want to learn more about the flora and fauna you see on your WTMC trips?


This coming Sunday and Monday (26th and 27th February) there are a number of great events on at Zealandia and other reserves in the Wellington region where you can learn to identify some of the amazing flora and fauna we enjoy here in New Zealand. The programme of events is called ‘Bioblitz-Go!’. We thought a number of … Read moreWant to learn more about the flora and fauna you see on your WTMC trips?

Annual General Meeting

WTMC Annual General Meeting (AGM) We are pleased to invite all club members to the AGM of the WTMC to be held on Wednesday 5 April, 2017, at the Sustainability Trust (our temporary club-rooms) at 7:30 pm. An agenda will be sent with a second notification before the 15 March 2017. Tony Gazley President

Totara Flats

We departed the Railway station shortly after 5.30 on Friday night, sharing a van with Simon’s Medium grade trip who were heading for the same road end – Holdsworth. After delicious kebabs in Carterton, we arrived at Holdsworth Campground to find the place heaving with trail runners and their support teams and families preparing for … Read moreTotara Flats

Broken Axe Pinnacles

I was a bit concerned about the weather and this trip certainly had a reputation (as I had been told that the last Club attempt at the Pinnacles resulted in a trip turn-around due to weather). Nevertheless, once the trip was organised and food allocated, we met up at the train station on Friday night … Read moreBroken Axe Pinnacles

Jumbo Holdsworth Tramp – Powell Hut (EM)

We all met at Platform 9 at 8.00am on Saturday, a delayed start from Friday night due to a running race being held on the Holdsworth Track. We also changed our route plan, missing Jumbo Hut, so as to avoid the ridge on Sunday. The weather looked good as we headed to the Wairarapa onto … Read moreJumbo Holdsworth Tramp – Powell Hut (EM)

Terrific Triangle

The lure of Christmas shopping, or perhaps the panic of not having done it earlier, meant that there were only three of us on the medium tramp to Triangle hut in the Ruahines the weekend before Christmas. We shared transport with the equally select ‘gourmet’ easy tramp  group of four who were heading up to … Read moreTerrific Triangle