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Tararua Tramping Club

Celebrating 100 years of tramping

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Welcome to the Tararua Tramping Club. Interested in outdoor activities, conservation issues, or simply need some healthy exercise and want to meet some friendly people? We may have what you're looking for.

Established in 1919, TTC is the longest established tramping club in Wellington with over 700 members. We are one more than 300 outdoor recreational clubs and societies affiliated to the national body, Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand.

Although tramping is our most popular activity, there are many other ways you can enjoy yourself with the club, including family trips, snow sports, day walks, conservation, biking, youth programme and climbing and mountaineering. Have a look at our activities page for more details. ...

For information on tramping in the Tararuas - see Tararua Footprints and tramping information, on the native flora you might encounter - see In the hills, and our extensive trip reports.

Our event schedule is packed with all kinds of trips and activities, all year round.

Our club meetings are held every Tuesday night at our centrally located clubrooms in Moncrieff Street, you are welcome to join us. ...

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New Zealand is now at Alert Level 4.

Club trips are suspended and facilities closed until further notice. The club will from time to time run virtual clubnights.

The club urges you to stay in touch and care for each other.
Please contact a General Committee member if you feel the club can help out in any way.

TTC is concerned for the health of its members during the COVID 19 pandemic. TTC is monitoring the government advice for public events and community groups.

You should be aware of the official advice, and we ask you to heed this advice from government:

What’s next

The General Committee will continue to monitor government and health directions, and respond to information from members. Please use the club’s website to keep up to date on club activities. Please keep safe, stay at home, and please do not attend club activities if there is any possibility you may be off-colour or ill.

Thank you

Club facilities

Club facilities including Tararua Lodge, Waerenga Hut, the Library, the club van, and Gear room are closed.

Clubnights meetings

Tuesday clubnight meetings will not be held at the hall until further notice. The club will run when possible virtual club meetings using video conferencing.

Club trips

Club trips are suspended until further notice.
The club will from time to time run virtual clubnights.
Please see the official COVID19 government advice for public events and community groups for further information.

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At our next meeting

Club nights are held on Tuesdays from 7:10pm.

07 April Huts and Hut bagging

Huts and hut bagging

The esoteric tramping sport of "Hut Bagging" is outlined and a selection of huts from short and small trips is shown by Simon Davis

Please see our virtual meeting guidance for information on how to attend and for an invitation.

Coming up

14 April Climate-safe travel

Climate-safe travel

Chris Watson, the editor of Beyond Flying, discusses travel practices used to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; Tom Bennion points out the legal imperative for low and zero-carbon travel; and Melanie Vautier explains how her pursuit of low-carbon adventures resulted in a 1,000km walk home.

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