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FMC Newsletter August 2021

FMC 90th Anniversary – politicians debate

FMC is delighted to welcome Minister for Conservation, Hon Kiritapu Allan to our 90th event to provide a Ministerial Address. So far we are expecting Hon David Parker, Minister for the Environment, Hon Jaqcui Dean, National spokesperson for conservation and Hon Eugenie Sage, former Minister of Conservation to speak. Continue reading

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What’s Up Doc? July 2021

Great Walks mythbusting
We’ve been blown away by the interest New Zealanders have shown over the last couple of years in undertaking a Great Walk.
The flip side of all this interest has meant there’s been a bit of misinformation going around about booking onto our Great Walks and even the odd conspiracy theory.
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Tararua and Aorangi Work Plan 2021/22

The Tararua Aorangi Remutaka Huts Committee (TARHC) held a good meeting this week at the Wellington NZDA clubrooms. Thirteen of the 17 clubs and volunteer groups and individuals that have management agreements with DOC to look after huts and also … Continue reading

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FMC Newsletter July 2021

FMC 90th Anniversary – Registrations are open!

We warmly invite you to register online for FMC’s 90th anniversary celebrations. The $40 fee includes a buffet dinner on the Saturday night.

We have also published a list of speakers (more to be confirmed soon) and information on the venue, food, accommodation, and planned outdoor activities on our website.

We look forward to seeing you there! Continue reading

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Wairarapa Volunteer News and Views, Winter Edition, Vol. 9 2021

Cape Palliser – Southern Wairarapa. Photo: W Gray Winter has set its icy fingers into the region over the last few weeks. We’ve had rain, wind, sleet, snow and some lovely sunny skies with the icy frosts settling in since … Continue reading

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What’s up DOC? June 2021

Breeding season predicted for kākāpō
The Kākāpō Recovery team have shared promising results for a 2021/2022 kākāpō breeding season. The critically endangered taonga only breeds when rimu trees put out masses of fruit, which typically takes place every 2-4 years
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FMC Newsletter June 2021

FMC 90th Anniversary – Registrations are open!

We warmly invite you to register online for FMC’s 90th anniversary celebrations. The $40 fee includes a buffet dinner on the Saturday night.

We have also published a list of speakers (more to be confirmed soon) and information on the venue, food, accommodation, and planned outdoor activities on our website.

We look forward to seeing you there! Continue reading

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What’s up DOC? May 2021

Fight for the Wild
This documentary and podcast series takes viewers into the wild heart of Aotearoa and highlights the efforts to protect it. Over four beautifully filmed episodes, Fight for the Wild explores the notion of Predator Free 2050 and asks whether this big, bold initiative is achievable.
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Joe Gibbs

Joe was a “resident” in the Tauherenikau Valley in the 1960s. He spent a lot of his time at the Tararua Tramping Club hut Tauherenikau hut. Trampers and hunters would often meet Joe at the other huts in the valley, … Continue reading

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FMC Newsletter May 2021

FMC photo competition

As the days get colder and the nights get longer, it’s the perfect time to sort through your photos and pick the best ones to enter into the competition! Continue reading

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