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 (past issues below)August 2015 newsletter: (past issues below)

The Central North Island Section was established in 1987 and includes the Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Taupo.

Gear Hire
Ice axes, crampons, safety helmet, - $15 per item/weekend, $30 per set/weekend
Transceivers - $15 per weekend (no discount)
Snow shovels, ice hammers - $15 per item/weekend
NOTE: CNI Section members receive 30% discount on standard rates
Email: smsanders [at] xtra [dot] co [dot] nz (Dennis Sanders )or phone 021 130 2245


Postal Address: Central North Island Section, New Zealand Alpine Club Inc., PO Box 11119, Waikato Mail Centre, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand.

Central North Island Facebook page

CNI website:


Monthly section meetings are held 7:30pm, on the second Wednesday of the month. Please check the latest newsletter for any changes to the venue, but usually they are held at the Good George: 32A Somerset Street, Frankton, Hamilton

Hut Responsibilities: 

Whangaehu Hut

The Central North Island and Auckland Sections are responsible for the Ruapehu Hut maintenance programme.

Central North Island also has the main responsibility for the upkeep of Whangaehu Hut


The section organises excellent beginner and intermediate level snow-craft instruction courses every year These are held at the Whakapapa ski field. Details are advertised in the section newsletter, or email the Instruction Coordinator for more information. Email: snowcraft [at] alpinecentral [dot] org [dot] nz (Marcus Daws) or phone 021 262 7549 

Other information: 
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