Victoria University Tramping Club - first trip
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This slide contains details about our first trip coming up on Friday 16th March. ...

This slide contains details about our first trip coming up on Friday 16th March.

Head to www.vuwtc.org.nz for full details!

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Victoria University Tramping Club - first trip Presentation Transcript

  • 1. FRESHERS TRIP 2012: TOTARA FLATS t
  • 2. FRESHERS TRIP 2012: TOTARA FLATS ST PATRICKS DAY EDITIONDISCLAIMER: SOME IMAGES IN THIS POWERPOINT PRESENTATION MAY HAVE BEEN DIGITALLY ALTERED.
  • 3. What is “FRESHERS” ? Long-time friend and VUWTC life-member, David Hasselhoff, explains:Freshers is VUWTC’s firsttramping trip of the year.The trip is fairly easygoing, and is a great wayto explore thecountry, meet newpeople, and share a fewdrinks.
  • 4. What is “FRESHERS” ? Long-time friend and VUWTC life-member, David Hasselhoff, explains:Now I’m going to tell youa bit more about thetrip, because as theKiwis like to say:I’m a bloody good c*nt
  • 5. WE WILL MEET AT THEHUNTER CARPARK AT 6PMON FRIDAY NIGHT.THERE WILL BE A BIG BUS.
  • 6. IF SPACE RUNS OUT ON THE BUS…THERE THERE WILL BE CARS AVAILABLE.
  • 7. YOU WILL NEED TO PURCHASE FOOD AND BEVERAGES BEFORE YOU ARRIVE(Unfortunately our bus can’t make any stops on the way)
  • 8. THE WALK INTO TOTARA FLATS PROVIDES AN EXCITINGINTRODUCTION TO NEW ZEALAND’S LUSH BUSH ENVIRONMENT
  • 9. THE WALK INTO TOTARA FLATS PROVIDES AN EXCITINGINTRODUCTION TO NEW ZEALAND’S LUSH BUSH ENVIRONMENT
  • 10. THE WALK INTO TOTARA FLATS PROVIDES AN EXCITINGINTRODUCTION TO NEW ZEALAND’S LUSH BUSH ENVIRONMENT
  • 11. THE WALK INTO TOTARA FLATS PROVIDES AN EXCITINGINTRODUCTION TO NEW ZEALAND’S LUSH BUSH ENVIRONMENT
  • 12. THE WALK INTO TOTARA FLATS PROVIDES AN EXCITINGINTRODUCTION TO NEW ZEALAND’S LUSH BUSH ENVIRONMENT
  • 13. THE WALK INTO TOTARA FLATS PROVIDES AN EXCITINGINTRODUCTION TO NEW ZEALAND’S LUSH BUSH ENVIRONMENT
  • 14. THE WALK IS APPROX FOUR HOURS LONGTHERE WILL BE REGULAR BREAKS FOR THOSE WHO NEED IT
  • 15. ONCE WE ARRIVE, WE WILL BE CAMPING HERE:
  • 16. THERE WILL BE A SWIMMING HOLE
  • 17. AND THERE WILL BE A CAMPFIRE IN THE EVENING
  • 18. IN ADDITION TO THESCENIC ENVIRONMENT,YOU WILL GET A TASTEFOR OUR COUNTRY’SWILDLIFE
  • 19. NEW ZEALAND’S BUSH IS WELL KNOWN FOR ITS BIRDLIFE THE FANTAIL, OR PIWAKAWAKA, MAY APPEAR TO PLAY WITH YOU IN THE BUSH. HOWEVER, DO NOT BE FOOLED. THEY ARE JUST USING YOU AND YOUR BODY TO DISTURB THE INSECTS THEY EAT AS YOU WALK ALONG THE PATH.THERE
  • 20. NEW ZEALAND’S BUSH IS WELL KNOWN FOR ITS BIRDLIFE THE TUI HAS TWO VOICE BOXES, AND COMBINES BELL-LIKE NOTES WITH CLICKS, CACKLES AND WHEEZES TO CREATE A HARMONIOUS AND PLEASING SYMPHONY. HOWEVER, DO NOT BE FOOLED. THE TUI IS QUITE AGGRESSIVE, AND WILL CHASE OTHER SPECIES AWAY FROM ITS FAVOURED FOOD SOURCES.THERE
  • 21. OTHER BIRDS INCLUDE THE ROYAL ALBATROSS.THERE ITS WINGSPAN CAN REACH 3 METRES!
  • 22. AND THE ANCIENT MOATHERE IS FROM ANOTHER AGE ALTOGETHER.
  • 23. IMPORTANT DETAILS:•You will need to eat dinner before you arrive at 6pm Friday•Cost will be $30 per person, and includes one group meal onSaturday•You will need to bring your own food for all other meals (2xbreakfast, 2x lunch, snacks, drinks etc.)•Warm clothes and raincoats are essential.•Group leaders will email you with further details later in theweek
  • 24. Excuse my language, butI think you will have af**king good time.If you don’t believe me(or have any questions)then head to ourwebsite:www.vuwtc.org.nz