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: |

Federated Mountain Clubs resignation from LAWF

 Federated Mountain Clubs has resigned from the Land and Water Forum’s plenary group. “FMC supports the actions of Fish and Game and Forest and Bird in withdrawing from the forum – the government wasn’t […]

March 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

FMC invites Matt Lauer to further negotiation

Federated Mountain Clubs, as representative of New Zealand’s outdoor community, is calling upon American media personality Matt Lauer to restart negotiations with the community regarding his purchase of the Hunter Valley Station.

Federated Mountain Clubs […]

March 9th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: |

FMC Executive – Call for Nominations

Nominations are now open for the FMC Executive for 2017/2018. This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference for our outdoor community. To understand the breadth of FMC’s work, and what we are […]

February 16th, 2017|Categories: News|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: |

FMC calls for Tourism Taskforce

In the next month or two, most holidaying Kiwis will witness first-hand the pressures of burgeoning tourism. Its impacts on infrastructure are obvious; roads, carparks, campsites, conservation honeypots, even recreation access across private land, […]

January 5th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |