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Te rōpū hikoi o te pae maunga o Tararua   -   Celebrating 100 years of tramping

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Centenary Week Events

These are the events we enjoyed during our centenary week

Sun 30 June : Centenary Tramp

Time: Sunday 30th June, 9:45am
Location: Johnston Hill to Mt Kaukau.

Tue 2 July : Club Night

A Centennial exposé, Sean Buchanan peeled back the covers on the last ten years to reveal his thoughts about the club, memorable trips, and to imagine what the future might hold.

Wed 3 July : Public History talk

Shaun Barnett and Chris Maclean speak about the book for the Manatū Taonga Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Wed 3 July : Centenary Book Launch

  • Location: The Ward, SPCA Wellington Centre, 140 Alexandra Rd, Mt Victoria, 6-9pm

Our club celebrated our 100 years of tramping history published in a beautiful book, "Leading the Way", written by Shaun Barnett and Chris Maclean. We mixed and mingled with friends over beer, bubbles and finger food. The authors spoke before the official launch by Denise Church QSO, club member and recent Chair of Zealandia.
Our good friends at Bivouac provided spot prizes for the evening.

Thurs 4 July : Centenary Afternoon Tea

This was a lovely chance to meet and chat to old friends in our wonderfully refurbished clubrooms and see the glorious landscape, cloud and lightening stained glass windows that sweep the room. Afternoon tea was provided. A short selection of old tramping films was shown by Paul McCredie.

Sat 6 July : Centenary Dinner

  • Location: Pipitea Marae, 55 Thorndon Quay, Wellington; 6pm
  • Guest Speaker : Jan Findlayson FMC President
  • MC : Paddy Gresham
  • Dinner : a delicious buffet selections including GF and V; also live music from Murray Giblin(approve sites), tramping songs, and cash bar

Celebrate years of tramping memories with tramping friends. An entertaining night assured.

Centenary photos

TTC Centenary in the media

On Radio New Zealand - podcasts

Wairarapa Times-Age

FMC Press release

Dominion Post

Centenary activities

Centenary organising committee

The Centenary organising committee members were: Patrick Arnold, Paul Maxim (chair), Kristy Johnstone, Christine Whiteford, and Carol Kelly.

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