The Tararua Tramper
Our monthly newsletter of happenings and upcoming events is The Tararua Tramper.
Send your tramping, climbing, cycling, walking, and outdoor news to the editor: Peter Reimann -> mailto:ttc [period] tramper [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query from TTC website on 04 938 9602 .
Copies of The Tararua Tramper dating back to the issue of Volume 1, Number 1 in 1928 are held in the club archives.
The Index of Tramper articles was created by Neville Lockett.
Copies of The Tararua Tramper and Tararua are distributed free to all financial members and may be purchased by non-members.
Accident & Emergency Checklist
Keep one of these in your pack: Casualty Assessment Form
Tararua Tramping Club Rules
From time to time the club produces some special publications.
Examples are Tararua Story (published in 1946) and Generally Tramping (published to coincide with the TTC 75th Jubilee in 1994).
Copies of the latter may be purchased from the club.
Tararua Song books (free plus p&p) and Recipe books ($10.00 plus p&p) are also
Leading the way – 100 years of the Tararua Tramping Club, by Shaun Barnett & Chris Maclean was published for the club's centenary and is available for purchase.
FMC Backcountry magazine
Members receive copies of the FMC Backcountry magazine which is published by Federated Mountain Clubs approximately quarterly. Backcountry always contains interesting articles related to mountain recreation and keeps members in touch with what the national body is up to.
Every member also receives upon joining a copy of the FMC's Safety in the Mountains - a small but invaluable guide that should always be close at hand to anyone contemplating tramping or climbing trips.
Participants in the Club's instructional courses are issued with manuals relevant to the course.
Tararua Tramping Club receives newsletter from many Tramping Clubs and other Outdoors organisations. They can be viewed by members at the club library.
Accounts of longer trips (such as Christmas tramping or climbing trips and overseas expeditions) are published in our annual Tararua magazine.
The clubrooms is the home for our library. Its a good source of information on many of the clubs outdoor interest both current and in the past and holds many of the above publications. The library is located in the clubrooms behind the hall.
The librarian or another helper is present each Tuesday night for members wishing to borrow or return books or magazines. Have a look in the TTC Library catalog to see the publications the library holds.
Contact the librarian Susi Lang -> mailto:ttc [period] librarian [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query from TTC website for further information.