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Relief Climber Made It Home

Friday, 3 August 2018, 9:00 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

Mountain Safety Council CEO Mike Daisley is relieved that the lost climber incident on Mt Aspiring has narrowly avoided becoming a fatality statistic. More >>

Solo Tramping Fatality Highlights Risks

Monday, 16 July 2018, 9:52 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

Mountain Safety Council (MSC) CEO Mike Daisley said the recent death of a tramper in the Nelson Lakes region is a tragic reminder of the extra risks of solo tramping. More >>

Weather creating high avalanche danger

Friday, 6 July 2018, 10:21 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

An inbound storm is causing concern for avalanche forecasters in the South Island. Several areas including Aoraki/Mt Cook, Wanaka, Fiordland and Queenstown are expecting significant snowfall, up to three meters in elevated areas. The rapidly deteriorating ... More >>

Is Tramping really just a walk in the park?

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 12:05 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

Mike Daisley, CEO of the Mountain Safety Council (MSC) said it was his privilege to launch the latest insights publication, ‘ A Walk In The Park ?’ the councils third, this time focusing on Tramping. More >>

Youth The Winner

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 1:14 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

Media Release: Youth The Winner In MSC & The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Partnership More >>

Don’t Fowl It Up This Opening Weekend

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 3:03 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

This Saturday is ‘opening weekend’ for game bird season around the country. While there is a great deal of excitement and atmosphere building in the hunting community, there needs to be due consideration given to safety says Mike Daisley, CEO of the ... More >>

National Changes To The Firearms Safety Training System

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 10:36 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

There has been an important and significant change to the delivery of firearms safety training in New Zealand. As was mentioned in a recent press release from NZ Police , MSC has signed a two-year agreement to deliver the practical component of the new ... More >>

Kaimai Hunting Fatality

Monday, 2 April 2018, 2:35 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

"It's heartbreaking news. Our condolences are with the family and friends of the hunter." More >>

Four Seasons In A Day, Everyday

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 2:08 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

Often seen as the last long-weekend opportunity to explore the outdoors before winter weather sets in, Easter is a key focus for the Mountain Safety Council. Campers, day walkers, hunters and backcountry trampers are urged to very carefully check the ... More >>

Cold Weather For Waitangi Weekend Outdoor Adventures

Friday, 2 February 2018, 1:41 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

Mountain Safety Council (MSC) Chief Executive Mike Daisley said Waitangi weekend was looking like a mixed bag for those heading into the outdoors. More >>

Clear demo of PLB's utility in recent hunting incident

Thursday, 11 January 2018, 2:23 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

Press Release For Immediate Release ** The Mountain Safety Council (MSC) applauds the efforts of Mr Friedmann who endured a harrowing ordeal in the Kawhia Harbour region on Saturday. Mike Daisley, CEO of MSC is quick to point out that this incident ... More >>

Mountain Safety Council Brings Big Data to Outdoor Safety

Friday, 1 December 2017, 11:18 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

Mountain Safety Council Brings Big Data to Outdoor Safety through an ‘Issue Specific Advisory Group’ More >>

Kathmandu Join The Outdoor Safety Retail Partnership

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 6:46 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

With the Outdoor Safety Retail Partnership (OSRP) now officially underway, Mountain Safety Council (MSC) chief executive Mike Daisley is proud to announce that Kathmandu have confirmed its statement of intent to join the OSRP. The OSRP has been designed ... More >>

Kathmandu Join The Outdoor Safety Retail Partnership

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 3:12 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

With the Outdoor Safety Retail Partnership (OSRP) now officially underway, Mountain Safety Council (MSC) chief executive Mike Daisley is proud to announce that Kathmandu have confirmed its statement of intent to join the OSRP. The OSRP has been designed ... More >>

Avalanche Risk In Canterbury Backcountry Remains High

Friday, 21 July 2017, 10:18 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

Mountain Safety Council (MSC) is again urging caution for backcountry users in several South Island areas. Chief executive Mike Daisley said it’s time to consider staying inside the skifield boundaries this weekend. “The forecasters of the NZ Avalanche ... More >>

Check conditions before heading out.

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 10:09 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

A strong southerly storm is due to create significant snowfall across the country in the next 72 hours. Mountain Safety Council (MSC) chief executive Mike Daisley is urging caution for backcountry users. “Although this isn’t the first storm ... More >>

Bivouac Proud to Join The Outdoor Safety Retail Partnership

Friday, 30 June 2017, 10:24 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

The Outdoor Safety Retail Partnership (OSRP) is now three strong with the addition of Bivouac. Mountain Safety Council (MSC) chief executive Mike Daisley is proud to announce that Bivouac is the third major New Zealand outdoor retailer to confirm ... More >>

Future Of NZ Alpine Snow Safety Comes Under The Spotlight

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 1:58 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

The Future Of NZ Alpine Snow Safety Comes Under The Spotlight The Southern Hemisphere Alpine Conference (SHAC) got underway today in Christchurch. Chief executive Mike Daisley is excited to have such a wide variety of delegates and speakers. “As we ... More >>

Outdoor Safety Retail Partnership' Gets Underway

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 9:33 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

July this year marks the beginning of an exciting initiative between several major outdoor retailers and the Mountain Safety Council (MSC). Chief executive Mike Daisley is proud to announce that Torpedo7 is the first to formalise its statement of intent ... More >>

Alpine Safety On The Agenda In Christchurch

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 9:18 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

The biennial Southern Hemisphere Alpine Conference (SHAC) formerly the Southern Hemisphere Avalanche Conference, broadens its focus to alpine snow environments, and brings together New Zealand and international delegates who are interested in helping to ... More >>

 

 

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