When the opportunity arises, NZAC organises national speaker tours featuring some of the world's leading climbers. These tours have the dual goal of providing inspiring and entertaining events for our members, as well as raising funds for other club activities.
Barry Blanchard - 2012 Auckland (24 Sep), Wellington (25 Sep) , Nelson (26 Sep), Christchurch (27 Sep), Dunedin (28 Sep) and Wanaka (29 Sep)
Marty Schmidt - spoke in Christchurch (September 23rd) and Auckland (September 29th) 2011
Tamotsu Nakamura - East of the Himalayas to the Alps of Tibet - spoke in Christchurch, May 20th 2011.
Jon Muir was our speaker for the 2010 National Speaker Tour.
In September 2009 Stephen Venables toured 5 venues around the country (Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and Wanaka), as well as a talk in Melbourne en-route home to the UK.
In 2005 Simon Yates toured with his "Beyond the Void" lecture.
We are always keen to hear ideas and suggestions. Please send them to Pat Deavoll.