Uncategorised

/Uncategorised

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

Waimea Dam Bill amendment to bring improved access to Mount Richmond Forest Park

As a result of submissions by Federated Mountain Clubs, Fish & Game and the Walking Access Commission, the Waimea Dam Bill has been amended to include a provision for public [...]

By |2018-11-15T09:07:17+00:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on Waimea Dam Bill amendment to bring improved access to Mount Richmond Forest Park

Calling those who remember Janet Holm (1923-2018) – a remarkable woman

Does anyone remember Janet Holm who died earlier this year? She was grounded in the outdoors and a major force for environmental action. Janet was a keen climber and tramper from [...]

By |2018-10-30T12:39:35+00:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on Calling those who remember Janet Holm (1923-2018) – a remarkable woman

2018 FMC Expedition Scholarship recipients announced

The recipients of the 2018 FMC expedition scholarships have been announced. Simon Bell Memorial Expedition Scholarship Morgan Scully and Coraline Buchet, Victoria University of Wellington Tramping Club, for a traverse [...]

By |2018-10-16T14:30:54+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: News, Uncategorised|Comments Off on 2018 FMC Expedition Scholarship recipients announced

USSHER, Robert Arthur (Bob) 1929 to 22 October 2014

From Shaun Barnett’s article commemorating Bob Ussher in Wilderness Magazine ‘Walkshorts’, December 2014 https://www.wildernessmag.co.nz/4180-2/ “An Aucklander and long-term Alpine Sports Club member, Bob also served on the Federated Mountain Clubs [...]

By |2018-10-12T13:21:38+00:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on USSHER, Robert Arthur (Bob) 1929 to 22 October 2014

North to South on the Te Araroa Trail

During the summer of 2017 Stefan Fairweather took six months off work to walk the Te Araroa Trail. He is now publishing a book about his journey. The project is [...]

By |2018-11-15T22:10:54+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on North to South on the Te Araroa Trail