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Tararua Tramping Club

Celebrating 100 years of tramping

TTC Club Night

Clubnights hui

Clubnight hui are held in the clubrooms at Alert Level 2, but face coverings must be worn, except for the speakers while speaking.
Please do not attend if you are unwell. Please ensure you scan in, or fill in the visitors book.

TTC club night programme

  • on Tuesday
  • Supper, socialising from 7:10 pm - 7:30 pm
  • General business 7:30 pm - 7:35 pm
  • Speaker 7:35 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Trip organisation 8:30 pm.

Tuesday is our regular club night. Club night hui are held at our centrally-located clubrooms at 4 Moncrieff Street, off Elizabeth Street, off Kent Terrace, and are shared online with members and friends, using Google Meet web conferencing.

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

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

Forthcoming meetings

To add and update club nights go to https://ttc.org.nz/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/FixtureCard/20??ClubNights

19 October Ashburton Lakes/Hakatere Conservation Park (Clubrooms and Online meeting)

Ashburton Lakes/Hakatere Conservation Park

Alan Knowles looks at the magnificent lake and mountain scenery of the ‘hidden’ backcountry behind Mt Somers, its array of landscapes and recreational activities, and threats to its ecology and conservation values.

Discover Hakatere/Ashburton Lakes

Hakatere Conservation Park

26 October Moving Waerenga Hut (Clubrooms and Online meeting)

Moving Waerenga Hut

In 2008, three years after a massive flood had undermined its foundations, Waerenga Hut was moved to a safer location and restored. Barry Durrant shares his memories.

Waerenga Hut Move

Waerenga Hut Reopening


02 November Bhutan’s Snowman Trek (Clubrooms and Online meeting)

Bhutan’s Snowman Trek

Jonty Crane spent 28 days walking 350km through some of the most remote and spectacular landscapes in the Himalaya.

Snowman Trek highlights




Online meetings

To attend please see the invitation on the ttc.news email group, or email Social Committee -> mailto:ttc [period] social [period] committee [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query from TTC website for an invitation.

  • to attend click on the link () and the meeting will open in your web browser
  • you may need to enter the meeting identifier from the invitation
  • you may need to wait to be admitted
  • please use your real name to gain admittance
Attending an online clubnight … (click here)

The club uses Google Meet webconferencing for online meetings.

  • You can join a meet from your Mac or PC using any web browser
  • You can also attend them on your mobile device or tablet using the app
  • You do not need to have a camera or microphone to attend

The quality of your online clubnight experience may vary depending on such factors as:

  • your home WiFi; we recommend being close to your WiFi router, or having a wired connection
  • your broadband speed (test your broadband speed)
  • the number of people using your connection
  • the device you are using

On the night

  • please join the meeting early to ensure everything works
  • we will open the meeting 15 minutes before the scheduled start time, i.e. at 7:15pm for the 7:30pm start
  • please keep your microphone muted once the presentation starts
  • questions can be asked at the end of the presentation, or through the chat function - click on the speech bubble control to do so
Select playback device

Tips

  • it is not possible to view the videos of all attendees. The most recent speakers' videos are shown on the screen. A list of all attendees is available.

Audio problems

If you have sound problems:

  • check your volume setting to see if the speaker or headphones are muted or turned down
  • check which speakers are selected, e.g. you might have both headphones and speakers, and have selected a device that isn't on (see example to the right)
  • you can also dial in to the audio. Click on the vertical ellipsis (⋮) to view the phone number and meeting PIN.
  • Check your audio setting by clicking '⋮', then '⚙ Settings'

On the meet screen

On the meeting screen move the mouse cursor to the bottom of the screen to unhide the control bar.

Meet control bar

The controls allow you to:

  • mute your microphone 🎙
  • leave (hang up) the meeting 📞
  • turn off your outgoing video feed 📹
  • raise a hand ✋🏽
  • present your screen to participants
  • open the menu, accessed from the vertical ellipsis (⋮)
Meet menu
  • attendees and chat, on the right
Meet Attendees and Chat functions
  • click on the person icon to get a list of attendees 👥
  • click on the chat icon to message everyone 💬

See also the Google meet help.


Can you, or someone you know, keep us entertained or informed?

Our Tuesday night programme organisers, Liz Martin -> mailto:ttc [period] clubnight [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query from TTC website on (04) 938 6311 or Julia Fraser -> mailto:ttc [period] clubnight [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query from TTC website on (04) 586 8466 or Elizabeth Bridge -> mailto:ttc [period] clubnight [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query from TTC website on (04) 972 5848 , are keen to hear from anyone who would like to be considered as a Tuesday night speaker.

Previous clubnights

See what you enjoyed or missed at this or last year's clubnights.

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