Chief Guide Update: Alpine courses, damaged club gear and more

[Sent to Trip Leaders on 23 March 2022] Kia ora, This email provides a brief update about WTMC club trips: AGM and electing the new Committee on 6 April. Alpine training 2022 – Snowcraft, Avalanche Awareness and Alpine Leadership Damaged/used club gear – What to do? Club first aid kit – Contents list We are … Read more

St John’s First Aid Course

Do you know do you treat a diabetic? What is the ratio of compressions to breath in CPR? Who do you call when your child has eaten something poisonous? If you have done a St Johns first aid course, you will know the answers to these questions and more! This year, Matt very kindly organised … Read more

Wasps … Bee aware!

Author: Mika Verheul Tramping in New Zealand can be challenging. One of the risks perhaps underestimated by many trampers is a severe reaction to wasp venom. There are various opinions about how to deal with possibly allergic people when they get stung by a wasp, often resulting in uncertainty and anxiety. Emergency response might get … Read more