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17 July 2024  -  30 August 2024 - News

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Howie Nicholson

Thank you for your patience while we do the final testing of the online booking system for MTSC Lodge.  Until we are ready to go live with the new system, please continue to use the  "Bookings" option of the contact form or email our lodge bookings officer ( )  with your requests.

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06 August 2024 - Events

MTSC Photo Competition

From 19:00 until 21:00

At Rose City Aquatic Club Rooms (next to the Lido)

50 Park Road, Palmerston North

Richard Lander /

Entries close on Thursday 18th July 2024


This year the best 3 images in each category will be chosen by an independent judging panel and the best
image in each category will be chosen by popular vote on the night. There will be a prize for every
photographer who enters an image as well as prizes for the best image in each category and the best image

  • Alpine scenery with no people or man-made objects
  • Alpine scenery including people or man-made objects
  • Bush/lowland/subalpine with no people or man-made objects
  • Bush/lowland/subalpine with a human element
  • Historic Photographs
  • New Zealand native flora & fauna
  • Long exposure

The best images in each category will be entered into the interclub and FMC competitions. See “rules”
below for details of the definitions.


You can enter up to 3 photographs in any category and up to 21 images in total.

Photo(s) should be in digital format as a .jpg file with a minimum size of 1 MB and a maximum size of 5 MB.

Photo(s) must not have been digitally manipulated other than by cropping, sharpening, tonal / exposure
adjustment or the stitching of panoramas. Removal or insertion of features not in the original image is not

Photo(s) must have been taken after 1 January 2022 (except for historic ones) and must have been taken in
New Zealand, defined as within our Exclusive Economic Zone.

To enter, contact Richard Lander via email at or to either:

  • Email digital images directly (if you only have 5 or less images)
  • Send a link in your email to a “cloud transfer service” (e.g. WeTransfer, Google Drive etc)
  • Put your photos onto a USB drive and let us have that before 19 July 2024

The competition “rules” follow those of the Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand

Unless you notify us otherwise, by entering this competition you grant MTSC the right to submit winning
photographs to the Interclub competition and the FMC for the annual FMC Photo Competition. You will have
given your consent for any of these images to be used in publicity material, either produced by MTSC, FMC
or a third party, which is used to promote the objectives of MTSC and/or FMC.

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