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DOC is reviewing the Hut Service Standards

The Department of Conservation has announced a review of the Hut Service Standards. FMC is providing feedback in the early stages of this review. Background Hut Service Standards were first [...]

By |2019-08-21T14:22:02+00:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on DOC is reviewing the Hut Service Standards

DOC to add Mount Somers Huts to booking system

The Department of Conservation is planning to add the popular Woolshed Creek Hut and Pinnacles Hut on Mt Somers (Canterbury) to its hut booking system. The main points of the [...]

By |2019-08-08T16:52:23+00:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on DOC to add Mount Somers Huts to booking system

FMC responds to Hump Ridge Great Walk announcement

Earlier this week, it was announced that the Hump Ridge Track would be incorporated into the Department of Conservation’s Great Walk network. This is good news for families and trampers [...]

By |2019-07-16T14:43:46+00:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on FMC responds to Hump Ridge Great Walk announcement

Welcome to the NZ Speleological Society: FMC’s newest club.

From humble beginnings in 1949 (where the sole founding member, Mr Henry G. Lambert declared himself President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Editor of the NZSS Bulletin) the society now has over [...]

By |2019-07-13T11:01:35+00:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Welcome to the NZ Speleological Society: FMC’s newest club.

Walking Access Act review

The Ministry for Primary Industries is currently seeking submissions on the review of the Walking Access Act 2008. The deadline for submissions is 2 July 2019. Click here for instructions [...]

By |2019-07-02T12:42:43+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: News, Submissions, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Walking Access Act review

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+00:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorised|Comments Off on A Century of Trailblazing in New Zealand