Twin Peaks Tenure Review Submission

FMC recently submitted on the preliminary tenure review proposal for Twin Peaks station which lies in the northern extremity of the St Bathans range south of Omarama. It is exciting to see the tenure […]

February 14th, 2017|Categories: News, Submissions|Tags: |

Why the Waitaha?

FMC has submitted against the proposed hydroelectric development on the Waitaha river. Read the submission here: Waitaha Submission

November 17th, 2016|Categories: Submissions|Tags: |

Proposed Private Road Not Ok

FMC has submitted against a proposed new private road through Coromandel State Forest Park. The road, which is to access a pine plantation, and enable its more economical recovery, is inconsistent with the purposes […]

September 14th, 2016|Categories: Submissions|Tags: |

Lake Alta

FMC has recently submitted regarding a proposed concession to be granted to NZSki to install a watertake from Lake Alta. This will require the presence of a digger in this area during parts of […]

August 29th, 2016|Categories: Submissions|Tags: |

Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park

FMC recently submitted on a draft management plan for Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park. This park is now governed by DOC and Ngāti Whare following a Treaty Settlement.

FMC emphasised the need to recognise the unique values […]

August 17th, 2016|Categories: Submissions|Tags: |

Paparoa National Park Management Plan

After a hiatus, there is now a deluge of management plan reviews underway public conservation land, which will in the next couple of years include the majority of the South Island’s National Parks.

FMC Vice-President […]

August 8th, 2016|Categories: Submissions|Tags: |

Glenfalloch Tenure Review

Glenfalloch station sits between the Rakaia and Ashburton catchments, up above Lake Heron. It may prove in the future to be an integral part of an extended Hakatere Conservation Park, and is an important […]

July 14th, 2016|Categories: Submissions|Tags: |

Heaphy Track MTB Season

FMC submitted on an amendment to the Kahurangi National Park Management Plan to lengthen the mountain biking season on the Heaphy track, and allow mountain biking concessionaires.

FMC is supportive of the extension, but has […]

July 13th, 2016|Categories: Submissions|Tags: |

Incorporated Societies Bill

FMC is monitoring the progress of the Incorporated Societies Bill, which may affect our member clubs. FMC recently made a submission to the Exposure Draft of the Bill. Read here FMC will notify clubs if their […]

May 11th, 2016|Categories: Submissions|Tags: |

Next Steps for Freshwater Submission

FMC Members know what rivers should look like, we see them in the mountains, when they are running free and clear. FMC strongly believes that New Zealanders deserve better when it comes to freshwater […]

April 27th, 2016|Categories: Submissions|Tags: |