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Membership of the Greater Wellington Backcountry Network Inc is Free.

The Committee;  Being a member  entitles you to participate in the election of  the Committee and Officers of the society. The committee is elected annually. All members of the GWBN are eligible to be nominated as committee members. The core role of the committee is to achieve the Objects of the GWBN on behalf of the membership.

Huts and tracks; The GWBN is responsible for the upkeep of five huts in the forest parks, and also the maintenance of over 300 kilometres of tramping tracks in the Tararua and Aorangi forest parks.

Helping Out; participation of society members in helping with the upkeep of these huts and tracks is encouraged, and opportunities to participate in work programme will be made available to registered members.


There are two membership categouries. Individual and Corporate.

Individual; any individual with an interest in backcountry recreation.

Corporate Groups; includes tramping clubs, NZ Deerstalkers Branches etc. Who with the be represented on the GWBN membership, can also apply to join. A representitive must be nominated and name entred in the application form.

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