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Welcome to the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC)

The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) is a national organisation with a mandate to encourage safe participation in land-based outdoor activities. It does this through the development and promotion of safety messaging, by identifying and responding to insights provided by the ongoing collection and analysis of data, and by building partnerships with relevant organisations.


Essential Safety Information

If you're looking for essential safety resources please follow the links below.

We've developed easy to read guides and videos explaining New Zealand specific conditions and strategies. For more detailed information please follow the Safety Tips or Get Outdoors tabs in the navigation bar above. 


Outdoor Recreation Activity Guides  - Download to your Phone / Tablet / Laptop - Powered by ISSUU 

















Video & Social 

YouTube Channel 

Visit MSC's YouTube Channel

FACEBOOK - Main Page 



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