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DOC Community Conservation Partnership Fund Works or Everyone

DOC Community Conservation Partnerships Fund Works for Everyone
Invercargill, 30th March 2014

Federated Mountains Clubs President, Robin McNeill, is delighted by the announcement of the Community Conservation Partnerships Fund announced today by Minister of Conservation, Dr […]

28,000 say No to the Fiordland Monorail

28,000 say No to the Fiordland Monorail

Wellington, 18th March 2014

Many more people hate the idea of a monorail through the Snowdon Forest to Te Anau Downs than just the 28,000 who signed the paper […]

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The inaugural appointments to the Game Animal Council have been made.
www.beehive.govt.nz/release/inaugural-game-animal-council-appointed

FMC submitted to the select Committee that the Council was unnecessary as existing legislation was probably going to provide better hunting and biodiversity outcomes, were it to be implemented. But the GAC is here and we are willing to provide input to their work.
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Good grief! One wonders if the West Coast mayors signed up to support the proposed Haast-Hollyford Road wittingly, or with conditions?

Do they believe Mr Havill's projected cost for this road? Do they have itemised breakdown of the expenditure?

If cost is not concern, it would make more sense to sign up for a bridge linking Hokitika with Sydney- that really would bring in the tourists!
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