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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

FMC welcomes the NZ Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association

We are delighted to welcome the clubs and members of the NZ Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association to FMC. The NZHGPA represents 13 regional Hang Gliding and Paragliding clubs from [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:24:11+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on FMC welcomes the NZ Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association

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

FMC Special General Meeting and Conference

FMC is hosting a Conference and Special General Meeting in Palmerston North on Saturday 27 October 2018. Clubs in lower North Island are urged to send representatives.  All other clubs are [...]

By |2018-10-25T10:49:38+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: News, Uncategorised|Comments Off on FMC Special General Meeting and Conference

DOC to cull Himalayan tahr population

As recently highlighted in the news, the population of Himalayan tahr in the Southern Alps appears to be out of control. While it's meant to be capped at 10,000 animals, [...]

By |2018-10-01T10:34:41+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on DOC to cull Himalayan tahr population