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Partnership shows the future of hunter safety messaging

Wednesday, 16 March 2016, 11:06 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

In the first joint venture between the NZ Mountain Safety Council and Big Game Hunting, six safety videos have been produced to entertain and engage hunters with safety messaging throughout. More >>

Enjoy the long weekends but stay safe, MSC urges

Friday, 22 January 2016, 9:46 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

With several long weekends on the horizon, the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) is urging people to keep safety front of mind to ensure their outdoor trips go smoothly. More >>

MSC promotes simple steps for a safe summer outdoors

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 11:49 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) is encouraging people heading outdoors over the holiday break to tell someone where they’re going and when to expect them back, and to look out for each other to ensure a fun, safe trip. MSC Chief Executive ... More >>

MSC releases 50 top family outdoor experiences

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 1:21 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

From the Waitakere Ranges’ Fairy Falls to the Invincible Gold Mine Track in Glenorchy, there is something for everyone in the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC)’s 50 favourite family outdoor experiences released today, just in time for the summer ... More >>

MSC, MetService: stay safe outdoors this Labour Weekend

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 11:16 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

With Labour Weekend and the Great Walks season approaching fast, the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) and MetService are encouraging people to plan and prepare before heading outdoors. More >>

Call for firearms users to heed the seven basic rules

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 5:00 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) is urging hunters to follow the seven basic rules of firearms safety, following two tragic firearms incidents this week. MSC Chief Executive Mike Daisley said the organisation’s thoughts and condolences ... More >>

MSC welcomes new DOC Queenstown Visitor Centre

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 3:30 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) has welcomed the opening of the new Department of Conservation (DOC) Visitor Centre in Queenstown as an important win for outdoor safety in the popular tourist area. More >>

Unsettled outlook sparks outdoor safety warning

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 10:54 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) and MetService are encouraging people to check the latest weather forecasts and to plan and prepare for unsettled weather before heading outdoors over Queen’s Birthday weekend. MetService meteorologist ... More >>

Tragic weekend sparks MSC firearms safety message

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 2:34 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) is urging hunters to load their firearms only when ready to fire, to unload when they have no game to fire at, and to always point firearms in a safe direction, following the tragic deaths of two young men ... More >>

Be aware of daylight saving when enjoying the outdoors

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 11:38 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

Easter weekend is a popular time for New Zealanders to get out and enjoy everything our great outdoors has to offer. As part of preparation for outdoor adventures, the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) recommends planning for reduced daylight ... More >>

MSC urges a focus on firearms safety following tragedy

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 4:19 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

Mountain Safety Council (MSC) Firearms and Hunter Safety Programme Manager, Nicole McKee, says the death of Invercargill man Samuel Phillip Long (24) on Stewart Island yesterday is a tragic reminder for hunters to make firearms safety an absolute priority ... More >>

Plan to stay safe in the outdoors this Waitangi weekend

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 10:58 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

04 February 2015 - The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) is encouraging people to consider what they need to know before they head out this Waitangi weekend. More >>

Mountain Safety Council urges a safe start to the new year

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 1:51 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

20 January 2015 – Summer is a busy time of the year in New Zealand’s outdoors and the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council is encouraging people to be proactive about preventing slips, trips and falls, and to remain aware of their location and ... More >>

Safety Week 2014 – plan and prepare for a safe summer

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 10:27 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

With summer officially underway next week, the Mountain Safety Council is getting behind ACC’s Safety Week 2014 and encouraging New Zealanders to plan ahead and prepare before heading into New Zealand’s great outdoors. More >>

Start of the Great Walk season and Labour Weekend

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 8:38 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

Make sure you’re well-prepared before heading into the great outdoors this Labour Weekend, the Mountain Safety Council advises. Whether you’re going on a day trip or a multi-day Great Walk, you’ll need to plan carefully. More >>

New Zealand’s Avalanche Experts Already at Work

Friday, 30 May 2014, 9:56 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

The first major snow fall of winter has given the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council’s Avalanche Forecasters plenty of work to do as they get ready for the fast approaching season. More >>

Mountain Safety Council Says Don’t Underestimate Rivers

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 12:13 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

The recent tragic tramping incident on the Milford Track in Fiordland highlights the need for all trampers, regardless of their experience, to take extreme care when encountering rivers. More >>

Duck Hunters Urged to Check Their Firing Zones

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 10:25 am | NZ Mountain Safety Council

The Mountain Safety Council is urging all duck hunters to check their firing zones. With more than 30,000 licences expected to be issued, many are eagerly anticipating the opening day of the game bird season which starts on Saturday May 3. Just like ... More >>

Hunters told 'no meat is better than no mate' this Roar

Monday, 24 March 2014, 2:08 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

The Mountain Safety Council is urging all hunters heading out for this year’s Roar to think twice before pulling the trigger. ‘No meat is better than no mate’ is the mantra that all hunters should know and remember says Firearms & Hunter Safety ... More >>

Extreme Care Required for Mountain Users

Friday, 21 June 2013, 1:45 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

Following the severe weather events of the past few days, the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council is recommending that people take extreme care before heading into the mountains and ensure that weather and avalanche conditions have improved. More >>

 

 

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