Photo Competition 2016

Includes the Presidents Shout December 1st at 7:30 pm Presidents Shout Our annual photo competition and Presidents shout. I’ve seen some amazing photo’s taken this year so make sure you don’t miss the deadline and get them in! Competition Objectives –          To encourage an interest in alpine photography. –          To provide a source of photographs for publications and for publicity purposes. –          To assist members to improve the standard of their photography. –          To enter the winning photographs into the annual FMC competition. Format – All images must be digital: :: sized between 500kb – 5MB :: saved as a JPEG or […]

TAC Scone Bake Off

Can you do better than this? If so, be at Tahurangi Lodge on Saturday 16 July for the great TAC Scone Bake Off. Sweet Scones and Savoury Scones are all welcome and will be judged and consumed. Trophy for the best and not so good scone. Judging will be at 4.00 pm by all, judgers need not be scone makers, so come along and enjoy. Bring your finest tea cup and saucer to complement your scone. Go to the opp shop to buy one. Fine print: All scones must be made at the lodge. Maximum cook time is 20 minutes […]

Obituary – Russell Braddock

Russell Braddock The Kiwi mountaineering community was hit this week of the sad news Russell Braddock, a well known and respected mountain guide, was killed in an avalanche in France. Russell came from Taranaki, and learnt his mountain skills as a member of the TAC in the late ‘70’s and early 80’s. Originally trained as an accountant, he decided to “Live the Dream” and pursue a career in mountain guiding, to the envy of many of us who knew him. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those he left behind. NZ Herald – ‘One of NZ’s best’ killed in […]