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Post-Lockdown Urban Tramping 2: Hemi Matenga, Waikanae

Hemi Matenga has been on my walking list for some time, with Covid-19 Level 2 seeming like the perfect time to do this as an urban tramp. Jane and I met at Wellington station with 10+ kg tramping packs weighted with water and books, keen to explore some different local tracks.   We had an … Read more

2020 Best of the NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour coming to Wellington

The best of the New Zealand Mountain Film Festival National Tour is once again coming back to Wellington with a double feature! The festival started in 2002 and is internationally recognised as one of the world’s premier mountain film festival events. It’s NZ’s original mountain film festival with an international adventure film maker’s competition, as … Read more

Mt Matthews from Corner Creek

Walking up the rocky Corner Creek

Mt Matthews from Corner Creek Walking from Corner Creek to the summit of Mt Matthews With Covid-19 still limiting the club to day trips, and some of us desperate to sleep in a tent again, Tony provided the answer with an overnight camping trip to Corner Creek Campsite on the South Coast at Palliser Bay. … Read more

Junior Bushcraft Course 2020

More construction

Our family group lucked in to the most perfect weather to go bush as Wellington’s run of perfect weather weekends continued in March for the Bushcraft 1.0 lead by the inimitable Bazza C, a super-organised, patient, knowledgeable guide.  Our task was to i) pack, ii) get to the designated meeting point at iii) a particular … Read more

From the President…in June

Now that things are almost back to normal (at Level 1), there’s a lot more happening with the club and more planned. Club nights are running again. Come along Weds nights: 7-7.30pm (TTC Hall, 4 Moncrieff St) for a cup of tea and a chat. At 7.30pm there’s a presentation bound to get you inspired … Read more