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Wellington Caving Group

Caving Year

WCG's Caving year

While trips and events vary, there is a broad structure to WCG's caving year that provides a framework from which the club's event calendar is built upon.

DateEventDescription
JanuaryNZSS expedition2014 was NSG Tablelands.
January No clubnight, no SumpThink
Wellington Anniversary weekend Camp?
Waitangi day Can be difficult for kids returning to school
MarchNew members nightFollowed by by beginners trip and bulk gear purchase
MarchNew members tripTo places such as Makuri, Pohangina, or Okupata
EasterPaturauWCG generally send a contingent to this NSG organised weekend
ANZAC weekend Waitomo, Piopio, Mahoenui?, Nelson?
Queens BirthdayCharlestonCCG organised West Coast caving
Queens Birthday WCG away trip, such as Whakapunaki, 2009 to Nettlebed
JuneMid winter swimFirst weekend after shortest day
AugustWCG's AGMElection of committee, Wine and Cheese, Photo competition, best SumpThink article competition
OctoberNZSS AGMHeld alternately in the North and South islands. 2014 at Waitomo.
DecemberBBQClub barbecue, no clubnight

See also the NZSS caving year.

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