News and Events
Please watch for updates. Trips and details may change regularly.
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June 3-5 - Queens Birthday Weekend
Free for private trips
Wednesday 7th June - Club Evening
Our intrepid adventurer, Andrea, took a few weeks off trapping and kiwi catching to explore new places in the South Island during March and April. Join us to see what she got up to. 7.30pm.
Saturday 10th June - Sandy Bay, Oaonui
Administered by DOC, TRC and Ngati Tara Oaonui Sandy Bay Society, this is a nesting area for the NZ Dotterel. We have muscled in on a STC walk, Christine Feigler has kindly agreed we can join her, walking over the sand dunes to the stream, and if time allows, cross and walk north to the beach, returning along the track to the baches.
Local Contact: Kathryn Jones 027 711 2357
Saturday 17th June - Cycle Lepperton Circuit
Leaving from Hickford Park carpark. A 40km bike ride around the Lepperton area with a crossing of the Bertrand Road bridge. Catch a drink at the Lepperton Cafe on the return, always busy though. Walking option on the Walkway. Maybe lunch at the White Pear Cafe, Parklands, on return.
Leaders: Wietze and Rae, 021 818 149; or walkers: Jan Fleming 027 418 2429
Friday 30th June - Banff Film Festival
This is always an event worth catching, and looks like a great programme this year.
Citywest Church 62c Poplar Grove NP 7pm
Wednesday 5th July - Club Evening
Details to follow
Saturday 8th July - Midwinter Xmas at Kapuni Lodge
BYO food and drinks and stay at the lodge.
Contact: Al Barkla 027 618 9002
Sunday 16th July - York Road Loop
This is child friendly and always an interesting walk with great interpretive boards, 2-2½ hours with a lovely clearing at the top for a bite to eat.
Leader: Chris Watts 021 542 020
Sunday 30th July - Mangamahoe Walkway
An easy walk with great views on a fine day. A latte walk so let me know if you are coming so I can book a table for lunch.
Leader: Jan Fleming 027 418 2429
Wednesday 2nd August - Club Evening
Dean Pratt will talk about his Antarctic Marathon, something different, not to be missed! 7.30pm
Friday 4th - Sunday 6th August - Tararua Weekend
Based at Holdsworth Campsite. Those with homes on wheels, great parking, but also a great tenting area. Also Holdsworth Lodge nearby, accomodates 28, can book online.
Leader: Werner Gut 027 670 9397
Sunday 20th August - Plateau to Tahurangi
View new work on Jacobs ladder weather permitting.
Leader: Kathryn Jones 027 711 2357; easier option: Jan Fleming 027 418 2429
Saturday 2nd September - MTEAC Annual Dinner
Venue to be advised.
Wednesday 6th September - Club Evening
September 8th-10th - Ohakune Weekend
Apartment at Ozzies sleeps 12, first in first served. Various activities available. Shared meal Saturday night.
Contact: Jan Fleming 027 418 2429