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: |

FMC to Support Packrafting

FMC is pleased to announce that Packrafting has been chosen as the supported pursuit for FMC’s 2017/18 Outdoor Community campaign.  This campaign was initiated in 2015 to identify and enhance the diverse array of recreational […]

June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: , |

Dreams for a ‘The Remarkables National Park’ reignited

A long-held dream, a national park that celebrates and preserves the dry highlands of Otago and Southland, has been reignited today as the Federated Mountain Clubs, with support from Forest and Bird and the New […]

June 16th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: |

Remarkable Outdoors campaign launched

FMC has launched a campaign ‘Remarkable Outdoors’, designed to build the profile of conservation and outdoor issues as New Zealand heads into a general election.

FMC, which is carefully apolitical, believes that genuine progress in […]

June 16th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: |

FMC to launch Remarkable Outdoors campaign

Federated Mountain Clubs will be launching our ‘Remarkable Outdoors’ Campaign on Friday the 16th of June in Wellington. The campaign is designed to increase the prominence of outdoor issues during the 2017 General Election. […]

May 11th, 2017|Categories: News|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: |

Call for contributions

FMC is currently developing a short promotional video clip. We’d like to include footage that celebrates the wide range of environments we cherish, activities we participate in and demographics we belong to.

With that in […]

April 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

‘Backcountry’ on its way

The 207th FMC Bulletin, with its new masthead ‘Backcountry’ is on its way to subscribers around the country, with Te Araroa – Our National Trail featuring in the inaugural edition.

The FMC Bulletin  has been […]

April 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |