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1955 Safety in the Mountains video

Default Image1955 Safety in the Mountains video
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Rob Roy Glacier: A Kiwi track for all seasons

Default ImageRob Roy Glacier: A Kiwi track for all seasons
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FMC Newsletter May 2019

FMC Newsletter May 2019
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Miriam Lancewood Epic Female Expedition

Default ImageMiriam Lancewood Epic Female Expedition
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Should national parks be locked up or liberated for public use?

Default ImageShould national parks be locked up or liberated for public use?
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DOC facing opposition to helicopters, bikes and races in National Park

Default ImageDOC facing opposition to helicopters, bikes and races in National Park
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Tongariro Alpine Crossing – be prepared for winter conditions

Tongariro Alpine Crossing – be prepared for winter conditions
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Moonlight Hut Construction Video

Moonlight Hut Construction Video
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Track bookings for the Paparoa Great Walk will open at 9:30 am 12 June.

Track bookings for the Paparoa Great Walk will open at 9:30 am 12 June.
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Ahuriri Expedition, Ahuriri Conservation Park - Apr 2019

Ahuriri Expedition, Ahuriri Conservation Park - Apr 2019
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FMC Newsletter April 2019

FMC Newsletter April 2019
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New opening date for Paparoa Track

New opening date for Paparoa Track
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Mokihinui River catchment land to be added to Kahurangi National Park

Mokihinui River catchment land to be added to Kahurangi National Park
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New tracks open - Carrick Range

New tracks open - Carrick Range
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Mt Owen - Kahurangi N.P. - Apr 2019

Mt Owen - Kahurangi N.P. - Apr 2019
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Richmond Range Expedition - Mar 2019

Richmond Range Expedition - Mar 2019
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FMC Newsletter March 2019

FMC Newsletter March 2019
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Cobb Ridge, Lake Peel, Salisbury Lodge & Takaka River, Kahurangi N.P. - Mar 2019

Cobb Ridge, Lake Peel, Salisbury Lodge & Takaka River, Kahurangi N.P. - Mar 2019
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North Temple, South Temple, Ahuriri and Dingle Burn, Ahuriri Conservation Park - Feb 2019

North Temple, South Temple, Ahuriri and Dingle Burn, Ahuriri Conservation Park - Feb 2019
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The Heaphy's Enchanted Forest

Default ImageThe Heaphy's Enchanted Forest
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Robinson River - Lake Christabel Circuit, Victoria Forest Park - Feb 2019

Robinson River - Lake Christabel Circuit, Victoria Forest Park - Feb 2019
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Lake Lockett & Diamond Lake, Lockett Range - Jan 2019

Lake Lockett & Diamond Lake, Lockett Range - Jan 2019
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St Jacobs Hut, Lewis Pass - Jan 2019

St Jacobs Hut, Lewis Pass - Jan 2019
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Hellfire, Misery, Branch, Judges, Coldwater and Lee creek circuit, Raglan Range - Jan 2019

Hellfire, Misery, Branch, Judges, Coldwater and Lee creek circuit, Raglan Range - Jan 2019
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Station also has tourism, honey income

Default ImageStation also has tourism, honey income
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Christchurch's Quail Island opened by Department of Conservation for weekend stays

Default ImageChristchurch's Quail Island opened by Department of Conservation for weekend stays
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Mt Starveall - Richmond Forest Park, Nov 2018

Mt Starveall - Richmond Forest Park, Nov 2018
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More New Zealanders heading out on our Great Walks following hike in tourist fees

Default ImageMore New Zealanders heading out on our Great Walks following hike in tourist fees
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With rugby struggling, is tramping becoming our national sport?

Default ImageWith rugby struggling, is tramping becoming our national sport?
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New MSC Alpine Tramping Videos Series released

Default ImageNew MSC Alpine Tramping Videos Series released
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Leatham Circuit, Raglan Range - Oct 2018

Leatham Circuit, Raglan Range - Oct 2018
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The call of the Tora Coastal Walk

Default ImageThe call of the Tora Coastal Walk
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Robert Ridge - Speargrass Hut, Nelson Lakes N.P. - Oct 2018

Robert Ridge - Speargrass Hut, Nelson Lakes N.P. - Oct 2018
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Kahurangi's John Reid Hut gets a makeover

Default ImageKahurangi's John Reid Hut gets a makeover
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Routeburn Track: One of the world's most magnificent hikes

Default ImageRouteburn Track: One of the world's most magnificent hikes
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Popular Powell hut to be demolished and rebuilt for $750,000

Default ImagePopular Powell hut to be demolished and rebuilt for $750,000
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Lewis Pass to Sabine Hut video - Sept 2018

Lewis Pass to Sabine Hut video - Sept 2018
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Lewis Pass to Lake Rotoroa, Nelson Lakes N.P. - Sept 2018

Lewis Pass to Lake Rotoroa, Nelson Lakes N.P. - Sept 2018
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Flora, Asbestos Cottage & Balloon Hut circuit, Kahurangi N.P. - Sept 2018

Flora, Asbestos Cottage & Balloon Hut circuit, Kahurangi N.P. - Sept 2018
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Hunters Hut, Richmond Forest Park - Aug 2018

Hunters Hut, Richmond Forest Park - Aug 2018
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Marahau to Akersten Bay, Abel Tasman NP - Aug 2018

Marahau to Akersten Bay, Abel Tasman NP - Aug 2018
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Paske Hut, Upper Wairau River area - Aug 2018

Paske Hut, Upper Wairau River area - Aug 2018
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Kaituna Track - Volunteers repair storm-damaged DOC track after fears it may be closed forever

Default ImageKaituna Track - Volunteers repair storm-damaged DOC track after fears it may be closed forever
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Hunter Valley: The rough road to paradise

Default ImageHunter Valley: The rough road to paradise
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Snow Skills Training, Rainbow Skifield, St Arnaud Range - Aug 2018

Snow Skills Training, Rainbow Skifield, St Arnaud Range - Aug 2018
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Why walking tourism is such a big deal

Default ImageWhy walking tourism is such a big deal
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Gordons Knob North Peak, Richmond Forest Park - July 2018

Gordons Knob North Peak, Richmond Forest Park - July 2018
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Mt Richmond, Richmond Forest Park - July 2018

Looking thru the saddle between Mt Fell and SP 1613 to Mt FishtailMt Richmond, Richmond Forest Park - July 2018
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Whio duckling boom delights Whirinaki visitors

Default ImageWhio duckling boom delights Whirinaki visitors
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Popular Queenstown day walk on Ben Lomond hosts huge number of search and rescue missions

Default ImagePopular Queenstown day walk on Ben Lomond hosts huge number of search and rescue missions
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Taking a hike: Why walking tourism is such a big deal

Default ImageTaking a hike: Why walking tourism is such a big deal
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Gordon's Pyramid circuit, Kahurangi N.P. - June 2018

Gordon's Pyramid circuit, Kahurangi N.P. - June 2018
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Great Walks shortlist released

Default ImageGreat Walks shortlist released
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Great Walks differential pricing trial 2018/19

Default ImageGreat Walks differential pricing trial 2018/19
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Sounds walking track one step closer to Greatness?

Default ImageSounds walking track one step closer to Greatness?
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Day tripping in Canterbury's winter wonderland

Default ImageDay tripping in Canterbury's winter wonderland
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Ben Nevis, Richmond Range - June 2018

Ben Nevis, Richmond Range - June 2018
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D'Urville Island, Marlborough Sounds - June 2018

D'Urville Island, Marlborough Sounds - June 2018
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Slip closes popular Mt Taranaki track route for winter

Default ImageSlip closes popular Mt Taranaki track route for winter
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Waitākere Ranges forests to close 1 May

Default ImageWaitākere Ranges forests to close 1 May
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Could this be New Zealand's best new day trip?

Default ImageCould this be New Zealand's best new day trip?
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Stunning time-lapse video of New Zealand

Default ImageStunning time-lapse video of New Zealand
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Aparara Arches, Karamea - Apr 2018

Aparara Arches, Karamea - Apr 2018
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Cape Foulwind Walkway, Westport - Mar 2018

Cape Foulwind Walkway, Westport - Mar 2018
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Charming Creek Walkway - Mar 2018

Charming Creek Walkway - Mar 2018
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Freedom versus wild camping: 'Being around other campers dirtied my experience'

Default ImageFreedom versus wild camping: 'Being around other campers dirtied my experience'
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National Parks plan review amid growing tourism, endangered species

Default ImageNational Parks plan review amid growing tourism, endangered species
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The ultimate ten-day Northland itinerary

Default ImageThe ultimate ten-day Northland itinerary
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Thousand Acre Plateau, Matiri Range - Jan 2018

Thousand Acre Plateau, Matiri Range - Jan 2018
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DOC huts running out of water

Default ImageDOC huts running out of water
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Elaine Bay to Penzance, Marlborough Sounds - Jan 2018

Elaine Bay to Penzance, Marlborough Sounds - Jan 2018
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Hut warden cleans hut and loos but would not trade her job for anything

Default ImageHut warden cleans hut and loos but would not trade her job for anything
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Kiwi sanctuary walk a hidden gem, even during the day

Default ImageKiwi sanctuary walk a hidden gem, even during the day
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Exploring New Zealand's Deserted Dusky Track

Default ImageExploring New Zealand's Deserted Dusky Track
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A quick guide to New Zealand's Great Walks

Default ImageA quick guide to New Zealand's Great Walks
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How to go tramping with young children

Default ImageHow to go tramping with young children
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Funding boost of $700k will improve Taranaki Crossing infrastructure

Default ImageFunding boost of $700k will improve Taranaki Crossing infrastructure
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Auckland Council votes against full closure of Wāitakere Ranges

Default ImageAuckland Council votes against full closure of Wāitakere Ranges
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New South Canterbury connects Mt Nimrod Scenic Reserve to Hunter Hills

Default ImageNew South Canterbury connects Mt Nimrod Scenic Reserve to Hunter Hills
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The risks and rewards of New Zealand’s outdoors

Default ImageThe risks and rewards of New Zealand’s outdoors
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From sun to snow in a day at the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Default ImageFrom sun to snow in a day at the Tongariro Alpine Crossing
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Alpine guide frustrated at casual attitudes

Default ImageAlpine guide frustrated at casual attitudes
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Weekend walk along Hollyford Track, Fiordland, is a spirit-lifting experience

Default ImageWeekend walk along Hollyford Track, Fiordland, is a spirit-lifting experience
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Tourism is breaking its social contract

Default ImageTourism is breaking its social contract
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FMC calls for Tourism Taskforce

Default ImageFMC calls for Tourism Taskforce
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Expedition Scholarships Announced

Default ImageExpedition Scholarships Announced
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Fishing, kayaking and hiking in quake-struck Kaikoura

Default ImageFishing, kayaking and hiking in quake-struck Kaikoura
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Department of Conservation launches track upgrades

Default ImageDepartment of Conservation launches track upgrades
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