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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 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.

Forthcoming meetings

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26 June Peaks, People and Publications: A Centennial talk by Paul Maxim

Peaks, People and Publications: A Centennial talk by Paul Maxim

During the past eleven years Paul has combined his interests in climbing and writing about mountaineering. He is the author of a biography of the legendary Bill Denz and is currently working on a history of mountaineering in New Zealand, told through 25 selected climbs. Copies of the Denz biography will be available for sale at the meeting for $40 cash.

03 July Growing up in the Eastern Himalayas

Growing up in the Eastern Himalayas

From 1946 to 1964, George Borthwick was raised and educated in a multicultural home for orphans and abandoned children in Kalimpong, a hill station in the Darjeeling District and frontier town on the borders of Sikkim, Tibet and Bhutan. Local wildlife included jackals, wild dogs, monkeys, the odd tiger or elephant, flying foxes, exotic birds and a huge variety of flora and fauna.

10 July 100 Year Reminiscence Series - Part 1

John Gates recalls the hot summer day in 1949 when negotiating the Mid-Waiohine Gorge, his party was astonished to come across two men dressed in leather flying jackets and helmets...

17 July Tramping between the Ukraine and Romania

Lawrie Stewart spent six days walking in the Carpathian Mountains of Eastern Europe, learning a lot about the culture, language and identity of the Ukrainian people.

24 July Discovering the Hakatere Conservation Park

Peggy Munn and five other TTC members roamed around the headwaters of the Cameron, the Hakatere and the Potts crossing Wild Mans Brother and Big Hill Ranges. True wilderness tramping.

31 July Tips for Pronouncing Te Reo Māori place names for Trampers

You’ve heard of Aoraki or Tititea? But do you know how to pronounce these words? What about the places closer to our Wellington home – how do you really pronounce Tararua or Aorangi or Atiwhakatu? Be prepared to have fun, laugh and learn as Joan Costello, a Te Reo Māori teacher, gives us a crash course. (See P. ... for further information.)

07 August Cloudless Crete, Sunny Sicily and Moist Malta

Diana Barnes recalls highlights of her trip to the Mediterranean last year.

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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.

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