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Tararua Tramping Club

Celebrating 100 years of tramping

TTC Club Night

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.

There is a $2 door charge.

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

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03 August A visit to Rēkohu/Wharekauri/Chatham Islands (Clubrooms and Online meeting)

A visit to Rēkohu/Wharekauri/Chatham Islands

Peter Smith and Trish Gardiner-Smith joined a group of twenty from the Hutt Valley Tramping Club for a six-day trip to Chatham Island and Pitt Island, led by geologist Hamish Campbell.

10 August The 100 Peaks Challenge (Clubrooms and Online meeting)

The 100 Peaks Challenge

In 1991, during its centennial celebrations, the New Zealand Alpine Club put out a challenge to mountaineers to climb 100 designated peaks in New Zealand. On February 21, 2021, when Don French stepped upon the summit of Mt Unicorn [2560 metres] on the Strauchon Glacier, he completed his thirty-year mission to climb all 100 peaks. He was the first to do so.

17 August A traverse of the Kawekas and Kaimanawas (Clubrooms and Online meeting)

A foray into Kaweka heartland

Janette Roberts did a trip from Makahu Saddle in the colourful heartland of Kaweka Forest Park to Clements Mill Road. Another great adventure.

24 August AGM (Clubrooms and Online meeting)


Take this annual opportunity to come along and have your say about the running of our club. The club’s annual report will be on this website in early August. Any notices of motion for the AGM need to be emailed to the Secretary at by 2 August.

31 August New/Prospective Members’ Evening (Clubrooms and Online meeting)

New/Prospective Members’ Evening

Joining our club is a great way to meet new people and to enjoy the wide range of outdoor activities the TTC offers its members: tramping, climbing, snowboarding and skiing, mountain biking, family trips, alpine and bushcraft instruction courses … and more.

See Membership evening

07 September Khumbu: Pathways to Kinship (Clubrooms and Online meeting)

Khumbu: Pathways to Kinship

Peter Laurenson’s recently-launched book Khumbu: Pathways to Kinship encompasses seven trekking journeys in Nepal, spanning 32 years. Peter recounts a journey to kinship between a Kiwi family and a Sherpa family, a journey shared by a father and each of his three sons.

Online meetings

To attend please see the invitation on the 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 indentifier 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


  • 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.
Meet details

If you have sound problems

  • check your volume setting to see if the speaker is muted or turned down
  • check which speakers are selected, e.g you might have headphones and speakers and selected a device that isn't on
  • Meet details
  • you can also dial in to the audio. Click on the arrow by the meeting title (see image above) to view the phone number and meeting PIN.

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 three controls in circles in the centre allow you to:

  • mute your microphone
  • leave (hang up) the meeting
  • turn off your outgoing video feed

Other controls on the screen are:

  • the menu, accessed from the vertical ellipsis (⋮) on the bottom right
Meet menu
  • attendees and chat, on the top 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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