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TTC Club Night

The Tuesday evening programme is:

  • Supper from 7.40 pm - 8.00 pm
  • General business 8.00 pm - 8.15 pm
  • Speaker 8.15 pm - 9.00 pm
  • Trip organisation and socialising 9.00 pm - 9.30 pm.

There is a $2 door charge.

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Tuesday is our regular club night. Club night meetings are held an our centrally located clubrooms in Moncrieff Street, off Elizabeth Street, off Kent Terrace.

We welcome new faces at our meetings, and there are always club members available to provide newcomers with information and answer any questions.

Forthcoming meetings

22 April Biking and barging in Belgium and hiking in the Pyrenees

Mist, lake, above Refuge d'en Beys
Mist, lake, above Refuge d'en Beys

Last June Barbara Camfield and David Holland did a trip by bike and barge between Bruges and Amsterdam and a tramping trip into the Pyrenees, where they spotted two kiwis.

29 April A “leisurely tramping holiday”

A “leisurely tramping holiday”

Stu Hutson and his wife recently had what he describes as a “leisurely tramping holiday in some of New Zealand’s loveliest terrain”. Over 13 days they did some easy to medium tramping trips on the Travers/Sabine circuit, to Mt Owen and around the Mt Arthur tablelands, taking in a variety of scenery and some spectacular sights.

6 May Peak bagging in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park

Peak bagging in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park

Last December, Lorraine Johns did a ten-day climbing trip in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park with Simon Bell, Patrick Arnold and Rob Hawes. The TTC team traversed the Anzac Peaks before ascending Aoraki/Mt Cook via the Linda Glacier route, then flying to the head of the Tasman Glacier to climb Hochstetter Dome, Walter, Green, and Elie De Beaumont. Simon and Rob also climbed Vancouver, and Simon and Lorraine finished the trip with an ascent of The Footstool.

13 May Routeburn retrospective

Routeburn retrospective

We travel back in time with Tish Glasson over one of the world’s most famous tracks and hear about the introduction of guided tours in the 1970s by well-known Otago tramper and mountaineer Jim Gilkinson.

20 May Cambodia with VSA

Cambodia with VSA

In 2003 Jan Nye and Rob Joiner went to Cambodia with VSA and spent five years working with poor and disadvantaged people. They will share their stories about the joys and heartbreak of living and working in a country where poverty strikes at the core.

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Can you, or someone you know, keep us entertained or informed?
Our Tuesday night programme organisers, Liz Martin -> mailto:ttc-clubnight [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query%20from%20TTC%20website on (04) 938 6311 or Julia Fraser -> mailto:ttc-clubnight [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query%20from%20TTC%20website on (04) 586 8466 or David McCrone -> mailto:ttc-clubnight [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query%20from%20TTC%20website on (04) 384 3031 , are keen to hear from anyone who would like to be considered as a Tuesday night speaker/presenter.

See what you missed at previous clubnights.

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