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 BECOME A MEMBER

New members are always welcome. Simply enjoy two day-long tramps with us and you can apply for membership.

 HOW TO APPLY

You have three options for applying for membership:

  1. Fastest and easiest - apply online here
  2. Fast - complete the written application form, scan it, and email it to the clubs membership secretary here, or hand it to a committee member
  3. Slowest (due to infrequent PO Box clearances) - complete a written application form, and post it with your payment.

Written application forms can be obtained from the link following, or from the club bus.

 Membership Application Form

Payment

Please pay your membership fee when you apply, by either:

  • Online bank transfer
  • Depositing into the clubs bank account, at any branch of the ASB Bank
  • Attaching payment with your posted application

The clubs account details are:

  • North Shore Tramping Club Inc
  • ASB - 12 3011 0809394 00 (include your name and “Sub” in the references).

What's Next

Your application will be forwarded to the club committee for approval. The primary criteria for acceptance are for you to have demonstrated:

  • You follow the clubs safety guidelines (see here), and are able to be responsible for your own safety
  • Have a sufficient level of fitness to participate in club day tramps

When your application is accepted, we will advise you by phone or email (if an address is provided), and will send you a membership pack.

If your application is declined, your application fee will be returned.


WHY JOIN?

As well as helping support the running the club,  you will get:
  • Membership of the Federation of Mountain Clubs - this provides:
    • FMC card - this provides great discounts including 30% off DOC Annual Hut pass, 30% of Macpac gear, 10% off Great Walk fees, 33% off Wilderness magazine, 10% off at other major gear and equipment suppliers, and 10% off other travel prices.  See here for details
    • Advocacy - for the great outdoors at both a regional and national level
    • FMC quarterly magazine -  posted to your address
  • Reduced Trip Fees - avoid non-member surcharges for Sunday and away trips 
  • Priority Trip Bookings - priority for trips with limited places
  • Club Newsletter - emailed copy of the club newsletter
  • Training Course Subsidies - a 50% subsidy on completion of club approved tramping related courses
  • Loan Gear - borrow club gear such as tents, cookers, packs, etc for free for club trips.  Gear may be hired for non‐club trips for a minimal charge
  • Club Library - borrow books from the large club library

       FEE OPTIONS

      The membership fee is payable with your application.  The annual fees are:
      • Ordinary - $60.00 (18 yrs or older)
      • Junior - $15.00 (under 18).   Children under the age of 14 must be in the charge of an adult.

      Club newsletters:

      • Emailed - free
      • Printed and posted - plus $15

      The membership year runs from June to May.  Fees are discounted when joining part way through the year.  

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