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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. The proposed site for the [...]

By |2021-03-23T11:14:53+13:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: News, Submissions|Comments Off on Why is DOC considering a quarry application in the South Westland World Heritage Area after promising UNESCO it would look after the land?

Submission on the Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill

Federated Mountain Clubs has written a comprehensive submission on the Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill. The Bill makes significant changes to the Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 and the Land [...]

By |2021-02-24T17:15:40+13:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: News, Submissions|Comments Off on Submission on the Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill

Kawarau/Remarkables Conservation Area’s reclassification

In December last year, DOC announced the first of two rounds of public consultation on the Kawarau/Remarkables Conservation Area's reclassification. Submissions close 26 February 2021. The Kawarau/Remarkables Conservation Area includes [...]

By |2021-01-27T13:15:29+13:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: News, Submissions|Comments Off on Kawarau/Remarkables Conservation Area’s reclassification

Dunstan Downs pastoral lease tenure review

Dunstan Downs pastoral lease in Central Otago is currently undergoing tenure review. Straddling the transition between Canterbury and Otago in terms of local governance and natural values, this 12,351.4 hectare [...]

By |2020-11-16T13:10:11+13:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: News, Submissions|Comments Off on Dunstan Downs pastoral lease tenure review

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

FMC opposes Huka Falls zipline

In March 2020, the Department of Conservation publicly notified an application by Sky Play Adventures Limited to build a five-stage zipline at Huka Falls, Taupo. This is the second application [...]

By |2020-04-15T17:48:03+13:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: News, Submissions|Comments Off on FMC opposes Huka Falls zipline

FMC Submission on Glenaray Station tenure review

In November 2019, Land Information New Zealand released a preliminary proposal for the tenure review of Glenaray Station (51,000ha) and of the adjacent Whitecomb run (11,000ha) at Piano Flat, Southland. More [...]

By |2020-01-22T07:49:55+13:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: News, Submissions|Comments Off on FMC Submission on Glenaray Station tenure review

FMC is opposed to zipline in Okere Falls Reserve

Okere Falls Scenic Reserve near Rotorua is threatened by a proposal by Okere Adventures to build and operate a seven-stage zipline. The application by Okere Adventures was publicly notified on [...]

By |2019-10-15T13:47:44+13:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: News, Submissions, Uncategorised|Comments Off on FMC is opposed to zipline in Okere Falls Reserve