Federated Mountain Clubs (FMC) celebrates outdoor recreation, cherishes our backcountry and acts to protect both for future generations. Our 21,000 members, from all corners of New Zealand, explore our wild places.
Federated Mountain Clubs welcomes Acting Conservation Minister Ayesha Verrall’s 28 May 2021 announcement that the Government is accelerating the reclassification of stewardship land to […]
FMC welcomes the recent High Court judgment supporting FMC’s and Forest & Bird’s stance against the Department of Conservation’s and the New Zealand Conservation […]
Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) has announced in a press release that around 18,000 hectares will be added to conservation land […]
Griffin Creek, in the 96,249 hectare Wanganui-Otira Catchments Conservation Area, flows into the Taramakau River near Highway 73 in Westland. A conservation and recreation gem […]
Why is DOC considering a quarry application in the South Westland World Heritage Area after promising UNESCO it would look after the land?
In early January 2021, Kokiri Lime Company Ltd (Kokiri) lodged an application for an access arrangement, to quarry rock for river engineering works in Westland. […]