Our Member Organisations

The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council consists of a group of Member Organisations who all have a vested interest in safety in the outdoors. These Council Members form the organisation's Governance structure, providing strategic direction.

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Boys Brigade


Christian Camping New Zealand


Department of Conversation




Girl Guiding New Zealand


Heliski Operators


Herenga a Nuku


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Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

New Zealand Alpine Club 



New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand Mountain Radio Service


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New Zealand Snowsports Council


NZ Outdoor Instructors Association


New Zealand Sporting Goods Association

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Scouts New Zealand


The Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award


The Girls Brigade


Tourism Industry Aotearoa

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Outdoor Safety Retail Partnership

The NZ Mountain Safety Council is proud to have three of New Zealand's major outdoor retailers as safety partners with MSC. The Outdoor Safety Retail Partnership has been designed to give those exploring the outdoors a clear and consistent message about their role in staying safe in the outdoors.

It’s really encouraging to see major retailers putting their commercial competitiveness to one side in the interests of consistency. This allows the participant, who is the focus for us, to receive a clear safety message regardless of where they happen to visit,” he said.

“I’ll reiterate: New Zealand outdoor retailers already do a good job promoting safety. We’re simply enabling a more focused discussion in-store and online, one that is consistent and easy to understand,

– Mike Daisley, CEO


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At Macpac we love the outdoors — our New Zealand wilderness inspires us every day and we’re constantly striving to share that experience with others. We want people to jump in and explore, to have great adventures, but to do that in a way that ensures they get home in one piece...
– Nadia Scott, Macpac Marketing Manager

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Not only do we supply top New Zealand and international brand outdoor clothing to our customers, but also technical equipment necessary for safe participation in numerous outdoor pursuits...
– Wayne Martin, Bivouac Outdoor Company Director

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'See you out there’ is our tagline and the cornerstone of everything we do. We are passionate about doing all we can to support the safety of our customers and we’re looking forward to using our store network and channels to be able to reinforce these important messages,
– Sonya Wilkinson, Torpedo7 Marketing Manager

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We are pleased to be involved with the MSC and welcome the opportunity to collaborate across the industry to promote safety in outdoor recreation. As a data-driven initiative, we are confident that the ORSP can be a highly effective advocacy programme.
– Tim Loftus, Kathmandu Marketing Manager


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