Maungahuka Hut – a tramp with a different purpose

Maungahuka Hut is my favourite Tararua hut, and the hut that inspired my tramping journey (see my report here on why). So when Tony and I heard from Derrick Field, from Greater Wellington Backcountry Network (GWBN), that Maungahuka Hut needed the tap to be fixed after months of being broken, and a new hut book, … Read more

Wellington Mountain Radio Service

The Service is a volunteer, non-profit organisation dedicated to providing radio communications in remote areas where no other forms of communication is available. It was set up by trampers for trampers and others. The service urgently needs a volunteer to assist with bookings and handling radios in the Wellington city area.  Tramping experience is very … Read more

Become a LandSAR Volunteer

WTMC have been contacted by the Membership Officer for Wellington LandSAR to ask if any of our members are interested in becoming volunteers. For more information about LandSAR see their website: The wait list closes on the 30th of April and applications close 10th May. More details can be found here at: Any … Read more