There is a Wednesday overnight tramp to Waipopehu Hut, Tararua FP, and also a weekend tramp this month to Whirinaki FP. Here is a pix of Waiopehu Hut taken in November 2013.
Happy New Year to all club members and readers. The weekend tramp this month is to Maropea Forks Hut 26/27 January. Here is a pix.
Contents: Club Christmas party, 13 December 2018 It was meant to be the club’s Christmas BBQ at the Puketapu Domain, but it ended up as a ‘shared Christmas dinner’ at our usual meeting place, the cricket club pavilion in Napier – because of poor weather. Thirty six members, partners and friends attended, many bringing… [Read More]
Contents: Ruahine User Group Meeting It was held on Monday November 5th. Attached are the minutes of the meeting. RUG Minutes Nov 2018 Club Business For those not able to attend the club night on November 1, here are a few notices for your attention. 1) We have organised a special evening at Kathmandu for… [Read More]
Contents: Club Business Club Meeting: A reminder that as it is HB Anniversary Day this Friday 19th October, there is no club meeting on Thursday 18th October. Day Tramp: No club day tramp has been organised for this weekend (normally Saturday but reverted to Friday if desired). If you wish to go out, please contact… [Read More]
Contents: Remembering John Marshall Change of speaker 20th September Iron Gate Hut Consultation Meeting 6 September FMC Newsletter August 2018 Anniversary Dinner Published 30 August Working Bee at Opouahi Published 30 August Remembering John Marshall It is with great sadness that we report the passing of John Marshall. John was a life member of the… [Read More]
Contents: FMC Newsletter August 2018 Anniversary Dinner Published 30th August Working Bee at Opouahi Published 30th August FMC – New rules, and General Meeting in October A General Meeting will be held at the Copthorne Millennium Hotel in Palmerston North on Saturday 27 October 2018. Clubs in lower North Island are urged to send representatives…. [Read More]
Contents: Annual Subscription, On-line Booking for Tramps, Upcoming Tramp. Annual Subscription At the May 2018 AGM the Membership Fees for the 2018 – 2019 year were confirmed at the current level, and are now due. $40 per individual or $50 per family. We would prefer to receive via online banking. The account number is 03… [Read More]
Contents: Ruahine User Group Meeting Minutes June 2018 Upcoming Tramp List Meetings Annual Subscription On-line Booking for Tramps Mt Hikurangi – Te Ara ki Hikurangi, June 2 – 4 (Queen’s Birthday Weekend) Ruahine User Group Meeting Minutes June 2018 Attached are the minutes of the meeting held on June 11, 2018.RUG Minutes June 2018 Upcoming… [Read More]
Contents: AGM 2018 – Committee – Annual Subscription – Online Booking for Tramps Mt Hikurangi – Te Ara ki Hikurangi, June 2 – 4 (Queen’s Birthday Weekend) The Backcountry Trust Kawhatau Base AGM 2018 Committee – Kelvin Shaw stood and was re-elected as Club President. Kelvin has given notice that this will be his last… [Read More]
Contents: NZ Walking Access Commission (NZWAC); Molesworth Consultation; Sunrise and Rangiwahia Hut Booking Season; Walking Access Commission (WAMS) The NZWAC have a newsletter ‘Linking New Zealand’ available on-line, via their website which you can link to here NZWAC. The NZWAC work closely with the DoC, and have an excellent database mapping system (WAMS). The link… [Read More]
Contents: Ruahine User Group Minutes of Feb 18th Meeting Manawatu Walking Festival; Sunrise and Rangiwahia Hut Booking Season; Ruahine User Group Minutes of Feb 18th Meeting The minutes of the Feb 19th meeting are attached. There is a lot of information about the Ruahine Huts and tracks, and the good work that DoC and other… [Read More]