TTC Centenary celebrations
- 2019-06-30-Centenary Tramp Mt Kaukau Photos from the TTC Centenary Tramp Johnston Hill to Mt Kaukau
- 2019-07-01 Centenary Slide Show Photos from the Centenary Slideshow
- 2019-07-02-Centenary Club Night Photos from the Centenary Club Night
- 2019-07-03-Centenary Book Launch Photos from the Centenary Book Launch
- 2019-07-03-Centenary Book Launch-Digital Ninja Photos from the Centenary Book Launch by Digital Ninja
- 2019-07-03-Centenary Public History Talk Photos from the Centenary Public History Talk
- 2019-07-04-Centenary Afternoon Tea Photos from the Centenary Afternoon Tea
- 2019-07-06-Centenary Dinner Photos from the TTC Centenary Dinner
- 2019-07-06-Centenary Dinner-Digital Ninja Photos from the Centenary Dinner by Digital Ninja
TTC Centenary in the media
On Radio New Zealand - podcasts
- Shaun Barnett and Chris Maclean - The history of New Zealand's first tramping club interview with Kim Hill
- Harry Broad reviewing Leading the Way
- Century of tramping the Tararuas Eli Hill, Jul 1, 2019
FMC Press release
- From hand-adzed huts to internet MeetUps - 100 years of tramping in the Tararuas Nikki Macdonald, Jul 06, 2019
The TTC Centenary Committee has arranged a purchasing arrangement with Earth Sea Sky to sell to TTC members items of clothing branded with the TTC logo, complete with the centenary year (1919-2019) embroidered under the actual edelweiss representation.
See purchase information and the logo on a beanie and T-shirt.
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. ...
Our event schedule is packed with all kinds of trips and activities, all year round.
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The New Zealand Mountain Film Festival National Tour is coming back to Wellington with another double feature!
The festival started in 2002 and is internationally recognised as one of the world’s premier mountain film festivals.
It is New Zealand’s original mountain film festival, with an international adventure film maker’s competition, as well as a highly regarded NZ made division.
The Wellington Tramping and Mountaineering Club (WT&MC) and Victoria University of Wellington Tramping Club (VUWTC) have joined forces to organise and host the screenings in Wellington.
The films will be screened at the Victoria University Memorial Theatre. Tickets are $20 general admission, $15 WTMC and VUWTC club members and $10 student with ID.
Part 1: Kiwi Made
Monday, 5 August 2019, 6:30pm
Award winning films either made in NZ or films made by New Zealanders. Films include discovering the Dasler Pinnacles in the Hopkins Valley, exploring caves and couloirs in the North Routeburn Valley, an 11-day loop of the second largest national park in NZ by bike and boat, portrait of freediver Kathryn Nevatt the former World Champion and current New Zealand record holder in all freediving disciplines, crossing the Southern Alps over the Main Divide from East to West starting at the Liebigs, a journey into Morocco’s Atlas Mountains and a self-supported sea kayak expedition in Antarctica.
Part 2: Best of the NZ Mountain Film Festival
Monday, 12 August 2019, 6:30pm
The Best of the Festival films include biking through the Himalayas, a first ascent of a new climb on Cerro Kishtwar in the Kashmir mountains, French extreme skiing in the heart of the Alps, and the epic tale of Wanaka local Mark Sedon, Leo Houlding (UK) and Jean Burgun’s (France) 2000km journey to reach the summit of the most remote mountain on Earth – The Spectre in Antarctica.
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Club nights are held on Tuesdays from 7:10pm.
Dennis Page and about 30 other HVTC members went for a cruise on the Milford Wanderer to explore the southernmost fiords of New Zealand's largest national park, an area of pristine beauty with a wealth of natural and early European history.
Following Nepal’s devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake in April 2015, Robyn Murray, a civil engineer with expertise in earthquake-resilient buildings, took part in an earthquake recovery project to construct new school buildings and facilities and increase the schools’ resilience to natural disasters.