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Milford Visitors Deserve Better

FMC President Robin McNeill says the Department of Conservation’s proposal to ignore daily helicopter landing limits on the Ngapunatoru Plateau above Milford Sound will have visitors hard pressed to hear [...]

By |2016-04-11T12:59:49+13:00April 11th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Milford Visitors Deserve Better

Beach crowd funding shows up DOC funding crisis 

FMC President Robin McNeill is elated that New Zealanders have reached into their pockets to buy a piece of land for addition to Abel Tasman National Park. The Givealittle crowd [...]

By |2016-02-15T11:06:54+13:00February 15th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Beach crowd funding shows up DOC funding crisis 

FMC calls for purchase of Mt Cook Station

On the east bank of the Tasman River lies Mount Cook Station, doorway to seldom-visited central parts of Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park (AMCNP). The station is a privately-owned farm. Public [...]

By |2017-07-08T19:56:52+13:00January 11th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on FMC calls for purchase of Mt Cook Station

Health and Safety Bill threatens outdoor access.

Hunters, Trampers, Climbers and Mountain Bikers are adding their voice to those calling for changes to proposed health and safety legislation that threatens to 'lock gates' in rural communities. The [...]

By |2015-07-17T14:30:48+13:00July 17th, 2015|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Health and Safety Bill threatens outdoor access.

A Backcountry Partnership – Living with the Land

It was standing room only at FMC’s 2015 AGM, demonstrating the excitement around positive changes in backcountry culture. The letters ‘AGM’ are not ones that outdoors people look on kindly, [...]

By |2017-07-08T19:56:52+13:00July 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on A Backcountry Partnership – Living with the Land

Celebrating Outdoor Recreation: Canyoning

FMC last week launched a ‘Celebrating Outdoor Recreation’ campaign to connect with outdoor pursuits on the fringes of its core tramping and climbing constituency. The campaign will identify a pursuit [...]

By |2015-05-25T12:32:25+13:00May 25th, 2015|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Celebrating Outdoor Recreation: Canyoning

Trampers We are Alive

Outdoor Recreation is the big mover in this year’s Active New Zealand survey, writes Peter Wilson The recent Active New Zealand survey commissioned by Sport New Zealand supports FMC’s long-held [...]

By |2017-07-08T19:56:52+13:00May 25th, 2015|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Trampers We are Alive