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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 memorial to the 29 people […]

FMC Supporting Project Karangahake Court Action

Community group forced to prepare for court over Christmas Break

Local community group Protect Karangahake have announced that they will spend the Christmas break preparing to take the Hauraki District Council and New Talisman Gold […]

Ombudsman’s decision on Routeburn sets precedent

Federated Mountain Clubs and Save Fiordland would have saved thousands of dollars and years of work had Department of Conservation officials taken FMC’s advice that DOC’s management plans mean what they say and say […]

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A message from Erik Bradshaw regarding the emerging Remarkables access saga.

"Remarkables access: We are now locked out of public conservation land so a private company can pursue making a profit. This photos was taken today (Sunday) when there was no construction activity so no need to close the road. Feels like a big step backward for the general public. There is a group of fired up locals but we need support from people outside the region. How many people would be prepared to travel, join a protest march up the road and enjoy a weekend in the Southern Lakes?"
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We're looking at ways of making old FMC Bulletin content more easily searchable...its amazing (and slightly depressing) how issues that were important to us 20, 30 or 50 years ago are still relevant today. This cartoon is from 1985, "Buy DOC logs here"! ... See MoreSee Less

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Last night we had to take down a Facebook post by someone who used bad language and made defamatory remarks. Such behaviour is not tolerated here: comments containing bad language or slander will be deleted, and recidivists will be banned.

If certain behaviour is out of place at a tramping club meeting, then it's out of place here, too.

Sorry to sound grumpy...
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