FMC pushing for public access to Twizel’s backyard

Omahau Hills, the “Port Hills” of Twizel are currently going through the tenure review process. FMC is pushing for increased public access including a low-level track linking Twizel with Lake Ohau and complementing other […]

June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News, Submissions|Tags: |

No to Native Logging

FMC has submited firmly against bizarre proposals by the Grey District Council to log some of its native forest reserves. The proposals, which came with only the scantiest information, include forest on the shores […]

May 19th, 2017|Categories: Submissions|Tags: |

Clean Water 2017 Submission

FMC’s submission on the Clean Water 2017 consultation can be found here: FMC submission on Clean Water 2017

April 28th, 2017|Categories: Submissions|Tags: |

Routeburn shelter challenged

FMC has submitted against the proposed location of a lakeside lunch shelter for the exclusive use of guided walkers on the Routeburn track. While seeing the need for a shelter, the proposal shelter willl […]

April 23rd, 2017|Categories: News, Submissions|Tags: |

Wellington CMS Submission

FMC is concerned that Conservation Management Strategies are becoming all blurb and no backbone. There is a growing tendency to use the strategies  as  a place to declare that there will one day be […]

April 13th, 2017|Categories: News, Submissions|Tags: |

FMC Encouraged to see Ahuriri reclassifications

FMC is very supportive of DOC’s proposal to add 4808 hectares of stewardship land adjacent to the Ahuriri Conservation Park to the Park. The Ahuriri Conservation Park is one of a network of highcountry […]

April 8th, 2017|Categories: News, Submissions|Tags: |

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: |