- Supper from 7:10 pm - 7:30 pm
- General business 7:30 pm - 7:45 pm
- Speaker 7:45 pm - 8:30 pm
- Trip organisation and socialising 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm.
Tuesday is our regular club night.
Club night meetings are held an our centrally located clubrooms in Moncrieff Street, off Elizabeth Street, off Kent Terrace.
We welcome new faces at our meetings, and there are always club members available to provide newcomers with information and answer any questions.
To add and update clubnights go to http://ttc.org.nz/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/FixtureCard/2014ClubNights
In April, Alan Graham and Liz Martin trekked to the Annapurna Base Camp in the heart of the Annapurna Massif. As well as the magnificent views of the Himalayas, highlights included learning about Nepalese farming techniques and the unexpected pleasure of soaking in hot pools while watching Red Monkeys swinging through the trees.
In April and May Peter Smith and Trish Gardiner-Smith visited 20 national and state parks and national monuments in the United States. In the first part of their trip they explored the Colorado Plateau and some of the magnificent landscapes of the Grand Canyon, Mesa Verde, Canyonlands, Arches and Bryce Canyon.
Back-country historians and authors of Tramping: A New Zealand history Shaun Barnett and Chris Maclean have been commissioned to write a history of the Tararua Tramping Club to celebrate its centenary in 2019. Tonight they report on progress in researching and writing the book.
The annual photo competition is an opportunity to view the best photos taken each year by the Club's photographers, and to pick up some tips on how to take great photos of the outdoors. This year club member Geoff Marshall is the judge.
Its diverse ethnicity, rich cultural heritage and stunning landscapes make Iran a rewarding destination for travellers. Dr Hamish McGregor, an expert on Iranian culture and history, has travelled widely in this exotic and fascinating country, from the deserts of the central plateau to the lush forests of the Caspian coast.
As a young man in the 1930s and ‘40s, the well-known theologian and member of the Order of New Zealand Sir Lloyd Geering went on some intrepid cycling journeys around New Zealand. At the prompting of his wife Shirley, he has written a book, On me bike, about his experiences.
Can you, or someone you know, keep us entertained or informed?
Our Tuesday night programme organisers, Liz Martin -> mailto:ttc-clubnight [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query%20from%20TTC%20website on (04) 938 6311 or Julia Fraser -> mailto:ttc-clubnight [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query%20from%20TTC%20website on (04) 586 8466 or David McCrone -> mailto:ttc-clubnight [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query%20from%20TTC%20website on (04) 384 3031 , are keen to hear from anyone who would like to be considered as a Tuesday night speaker/presenter.