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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+13:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: News, Submissions|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on FMC submissions on the draft management plans for our highest national parks

FMC opposes proposed accommodation complex in Fiordland National Park

The Department of Conservation has publicly notified an application by Path New Zealand Limited for a lease and licence to build and operate a commercial accommodation complex in Fiordland National [...]

By |2018-07-12T11:45:42+13:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: News, Submissions|Comments Off on FMC opposes proposed accommodation complex in Fiordland National Park

Waitaha hydro scheme – Westpower’s proposed ‘mitigation’

A whole year after DOC's decision on the Waitaha hydro scheme was due, DOC sent all submitters a letter outlining a proposal by Westpower, which is meant to address the [...]

By |2018-06-18T12:04:34+13:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: News, Submissions|Comments Off on Waitaha hydro scheme – Westpower’s proposed ‘mitigation’

FMC opposes increased helicopter landings in the Darrans

Background Perched high above the Tasman Sea on the slopes of Mount Tutoko is an unlikely ice plateau straddling Napunatoru Pass; it is generally referred to as the Ngapunatoru [...]

By |2018-05-11T12:04:42+13:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Submissions|Comments Off on FMC opposes increased helicopter landings in the Darrans

Mt Cook Village development should wait until plan review

FMC is opposing an application to extend Aoraki Court Motel in Mt Cook Village until the future management of the National Park, including the village, is agreed through the ongoing [...]

By |2017-12-19T09:36:46+13:00December 19th, 2017|Categories: News, Submissions|Comments Off on Mt Cook Village development should wait until plan review

Ferintosh Tenure Review should be ambitious

FMC recently submitted on the Ferintosh Station tenure review process. The full submission can be found here: FMC Ferintosh Crown pastoral tenure review FMC believes more ambition is needed for the [...]

By |2017-11-14T14:49:22+13:00November 13th, 2017|Categories: News, Submissions|Comments Off on Ferintosh Tenure Review should be ambitious

FMC Supports Water Conservation Order on the Ngaruroro

FMC has submitted in favour of a proposed Water Conservation Order for the Ngaruroro river in the Hawkes Bay. The Ngaruroro rises from the tussocklands of the Kaimanawa before descending [...]

By |2017-08-24T20:41:16+13:00August 24th, 2017|Categories: News, Submissions|Comments Off on FMC Supports Water Conservation Order on the Ngaruroro

FMC pushing for public access to Twizel’s backyard

Omahau Hills, the "Port Hills" of Twizel are currently going through the tenure review process. FMC is pushing for increased public access including a low-level track linking Twizel with Lake [...]

By |2017-06-22T15:12:03+13:00June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News, Submissions|Comments Off on FMC pushing for public access to Twizel’s backyard