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Get a feel for what was discussed at our recent workshops on the Backcountry Partnership:

www.fmc.org.nz/2015/07/03/a-backcountry-partnership-living-with-the-land/
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FMC is stoked to be supporting Canyoning New Zealand as it seeks to establish itself and encourage the development of recreational canyoning in New Zealand.

The first New Zealand Canyoning Festival is being held in January 2016, it is designed largely as a chance for experienced canyoners from around the country to meet up and celebrate the sport. If you have these skills put in your diary.

And if you are interested in following the progess of Canyoning New Zealand please like their facebook page.
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Join this Facebook event to show your interest in attending the festival an to connect with other people who are going. Accepting the invite to this Facebook event DOES NOT count as official registration for the festival. Registrations will open early in the summer and numbers will be strictly limited. Learn more about the event at www.canyoningnz.org/canyoningfestival/ With support from; @[389078467894525:274:Access Gear] @[272443432915959:274:Over The Edge Rescue] @[116093911571:274:Seventhwave Wetsuits] @[160138330715554:274:Canyonz] @[122099687931206:274:OCEAN HUNTER Spearfishing & Freediving Specialists] @[435336579844504:274:Abel Tasman Canyons] @[151474651678532:274:Canyonstore.nl] @[156652824367139:274:canyoning.co.nz] @[134573576588090:274:Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand] @[174145575997926:274:KiwiCanyons.org] @[142834989810:274:Deep Canyon]

NZ Canyoning Festival

7:00pm, January 29th - 7:00pm, January 30th

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Join this Facebook event to show your interest in attending the festival an to connect with other people who are going. Accepting the invite to this Facebook event DOES NOT count as official registration for the festival. Registrations will open early in the summer and numbers will be strictly limited. Learn more about the event at www.canyoningnz.org/canyoningfestival/ With support from; Access Gear Over The Edge Rescue Seventhwave Wetsuits Canyonz OCEAN HUNTER Spearfishing & Freediving Specialists Abel Tasman Canyons Canyonstore.nl canyoning.co.nz Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand KiwiCanyons.org Deep Canyon

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