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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

FMC calls on NZSki to consider alternatives to charging for access

FMC President Jan Finlayson is urging NZSki to hit pause on its plan to charge for vehicle access on the Remarkables Ski Field Access Road this summer. Nearly all the [...]

By |2020-01-22T10:15:13+13:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on FMC calls on NZSki to consider alternatives to charging for access

A Century of Trailblazing in New Zealand

THE Tararua Tramping Club marks its 100th anniversary this weekend, making it one of the oldest clubs in the country, and will celebrate pioneering organised outdoor recreation in New Zealand. To [...]

By |2019-06-25T15:28:52+13:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorised|Comments Off on A Century of Trailblazing in New Zealand

Griffin Creek Hydro scheme – Press Release

FMC sent this press release to media on Monday 11, Mar 2019 to support the efforts to preserve the values of Griffin Creek.  The introductory summary is; Federated Mountain Clubs [...]

By |2019-03-07T09:10:39+13:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Griffin Creek Hydro scheme – Press Release

FMC seeks new Executive Officer

Would you like to work for the New Zealand outdoor community, to fight for conservation and recreation, and help us to ensure that our hills and mountains remain open and [...]

By |2018-05-09T08:57:44+13:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Comments Off on FMC seeks new Executive Officer

Federated Mountain Clubs says ‘no’ to Te Kuha mine

Federated Mountain Clubs President Peter Wilson is calling on Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage, and Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods, to turn down the bid by a company backed by [...]

By |2017-12-10T11:29:37+13:00December 10th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on Federated Mountain Clubs says ‘no’ to Te Kuha mine