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Canyoning in Griffin Creek under threat by hydro

FMC is supporting the NZ Canyoning Association to attempt to save this exceptional West Coast canyon from being de-watered by a hydro scheme. A concession and resource consent were granted [...]

By |2019-03-05T15:31:24+00:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: News, Submissions|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Canyoning in Griffin Creek under threat by hydro

LINZ launches new app to help fight wilding conifers

A new tool to enable the public to help fight wilding conifers, one of New Zealand’s most invasive species, has been created by Land Information New Zealand (LINZ). Wilding Watch [...]

By |2019-02-11T14:29:09+00:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on LINZ launches new app to help fight wilding conifers

Grants now available for Gold Adventurous Journeys

Are you currently planning your Gold-level Adventurous Journey for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award? Would a cash grant help you have an experience that you will remember for the rest of your life?

By |2019-02-11T09:54:05+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Grants now available for Gold Adventurous Journeys

FMC submission on MBIE draft national tourism strategy

The Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment published its draft national tourism strategy and invited consultation. The FMC submission on the draft explained our values and policies, and articulated how those [...]

By |2019-02-05T13:06:36+00:00February 5th, 2019|Categories: News, Submissions|Tags: , |Comments Off on FMC submission on MBIE draft national tourism strategy

FMC submissions on the draft management plans for our highest national parks

Submissions on the Draft National Park Management Plans for Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park and Westland Tai Poutini National Park closed on 04 February, 2019. FMC provided detailed submissions on the [...]

By |2019-02-05T13:37:38+00:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: News, Submissions|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on FMC submissions on the draft management plans for our highest national parks

New strategic plan and policies

FMC has recently published its new Strategic Plan 2018 - 20 document, and updated its Policies document. Electronic versions of both documents can be found in our Archives using the [...]

By |2018-12-12T16:02:17+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Uncategorised|Comments Off on New strategic plan and policies

FMC welcomes Walking Access Act 2008 Review

Ten years ago the New Zealand Walking Access Commission was established, tasked to lead and support the negotiation, establishment, maintenance and improvement of free, certain, enduring, and practical walking access to the outdoors. The [...]

By |2018-12-04T14:18:10+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: News, Uncategorised|Comments Off on FMC welcomes Walking Access Act 2008 Review

FMC welcomes the NZ Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association

We are delighted to welcome the clubs and members of the NZ Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association to FMC. The NZHGPA represents 13 regional Hang Gliding and Paragliding clubs from [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:24:11+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on FMC welcomes the NZ Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association