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Otago Conservation Board Sticks to its Guns

The Otago Conservation Board has consistently rejected the Department of Conservation’s 2013 decision to grant an increase in guided walk numbers on the Routeburn track – knowing that the […]

Remarkables road needs to re-open

Trampers and climbers want the very popular access road to the Rastus Burn Conservation Area and Remarkables Mountains overlooking Queenstown reopened to the public. The road was closed at […]

Pike River Proposal Praised

FMC is praising the Pike River Mine families’ proposal for land surrounding the site of the mine tragedy to be added to the Paparoa National Park as a permanent […]

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Mmmm, it ain't exactly Grand Central Station out there on the Remarkables...

Have you signed the petition yet? Guaranteed, year round, public access to this road accessing (and built through) a public recreation reserve is non-negotiable: secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/NZSkicom_CEO_Paul_Andrews_and_Maggie_Barry_Minister_of_Conservation_...
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Do you clean hut toilets?

At the recent national recreation forum DOC suggested a "toilet cleaning trial"...eg providing more equipment for people to clean DOC toilets they use, whether at huts or other places that DOC staff are not regularly present...

Do we support it - of course! Common courtesy aye, it goes a long way in the outdoors....even from time to time extending to dry firewood! We'll let you know the details.
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4 days ago  ·  

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