HiTAC June 2017

President’s Desk The snow is here and Chris has been busy organising the club’s Snowcraft courses which will take place during September. At the time of writing there are still vacancies in Snowcraft One, so don’t miss out. See the club facebook page for further information. Earlier this month, several members of the Committee, along with representatives from Stratford Mountain Club and Egmont Alpine Club attended a meeting with the Crown Treaty negotiators and Iwi representatives. This meeting was essentially a briefing on the upcoming negotiations between the Crown and Ngä Iwi o Taranaki over Egmont National Park. As negotiations progress […]

HiTAC June 2016

President’s Desk I hope you’re all looking forward to celebrating the Lodge Birthday on the Monday of Queens Birthday weekend. Let’s hope the snow is still around! There’s just one week left to pay your sub without incurring a 20% penalty. There are still a few outstanding, so please get these paid promptly. On that note, one of our members has expressed an interest in taking on the Treasurer’s role, so do your bit and make life easier for her! Tahurangi Lodge lockers – Most of those members who have lockers at the Lodge make great use of them, however […]

HiTAC May 2016

President’s Desk The club is urgently looking for a new Treasurer. This is not a particularly onerous task, and no special skills are required. The club uses a very user-friendly cashbook system called Banklink, and the other part of this job is maintaining the Membership Database. Please contact me if you think you might be able to help out. After being without a Trips Officer for some time, we are thrilled that newly elected Exec member Sophie Tucker has offered to take on this role. Sophie is enthusiastically planning some winter trips out of Taranaki, so watch the Facebook page […]