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Conceding the commons… conceding nature?

Public lands are New Zealanders' commons, and are administered on their behalf by the Department of Conservation under the Conservation Act 1987. Potential to concede use of parts of the [...]

By |2020-08-19T11:54:04+13:00August 19th, 2020|Categories: News, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Conceding the commons… conceding nature?

FMC’s submission on the application by Precision Helicopters Ltd for landings in the Hokitika backcountry

The Department of Conservation publicly notified an application for a concession by Precision Helicopters Ltd for regular landings in the backcountry inland of Hokitika. The following landing sites are proposed: [...]

By |2020-08-19T11:54:36+13:00August 12th, 2020|Categories: News, Submissions, Uncategorised|Comments Off on FMC’s submission on the application by Precision Helicopters Ltd for landings in the Hokitika backcountry

Milford Opportunities Project survey

Milford Sound / Piopiotahi is New Zealand’s premier visitor attraction and a world class iconic destination, attracting nearly 1 million visitors per year. It is located in part of New Zealand’s [...]

By |2020-07-16T14:29:38+13:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Milford Opportunities Project survey

2020 FMC Expedition Scholarship applications are open

FMC is proud to offer Youth Expedition Scholarships for the 10th year running, and the Simon Bell Memorial Scholarship for the 5th consecutive year. For information on how to apply, [...]

By |2020-07-06T11:27:16+13:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on 2020 FMC Expedition Scholarship applications are open

Introducing KiwiShare – Federated Mountain Clubs’ 2020 election campaign

KiwiShare is about New Zealanders’ place in our wild outdoors. It’s about genuinely fostering backcountry recreation for all New Zealanders and properly looking after the land that is our home. [...]

By |2020-07-06T18:15:25+13:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on Introducing KiwiShare – Federated Mountain Clubs’ 2020 election campaign

FMC thanks outdoor community for keeping it local during COVID-19 pandemic

Federated Mountain Clubs (FMC) thanks the outdoor community for keeping to local outdoor activities during the four week lockdown period imposed under COVID-19 Alert Level 4. “We know this hasn’t [...]

By |2020-04-20T17:15:37+13:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on FMC thanks outdoor community for keeping it local during COVID-19 pandemic