Mackenzie Guardians Inc

Help protect the Mackenzie by joining the Society.

There are two ways to join:

1. POST: Send your membership details and a cheque (no cash) to:

The Secretary, Mackenzie Guardians Inc. C/- PDC Glentunnel 7638



Account name: Mackenzie Guardians                                                                                                                                                    Kiwi Bank account: 38 9009 0842109 00

Email:  your name and contact details.

Membership options:

Individual: $20.00

Family: $20.00

Donation: $

Total: $

Membership is for one year.  Once details have been received by post or email, we will acknowledge your membership request. Thank you!



2 thoughts on “Join

  1. I have just sent $20 membership + donation. I travel to Oamaru regularly and return home to (Richmond – Nelson), often via the McKenzie country. I am 70 and I was brought up in Ch-Ch and picnicked and swam as a kid in the Selwyn River at Coes Ford and Whitecliffs. I have witnessed the rape of the Canterbury Plains thanks to Nick Smith, Ecan and the dairy farmers who have intensified – outright greed. What has occurred in your area is worse. I just about cry when I travel through, seeing the green pastures climb the hillsides and stretch right down to rivers like the Ahiriri. Following generations will not see these precious mountain grasses again. I have no hidden agenda – just sorry for kiwi generations (and tourists that follow me). I can appreciate why some pivot irrigation systems have been vandalised out of frustration (something I wouldn’t have the guts to do). I love the outdoors for what it delivers. If your organisation can do something to halt this intensification, there is a glimmer of hope that the remnants of the tussock can deliver some pleasure to those who value the back country. Please keep me informed so I can perhaps make a submission. If you think my comments are relevant, feel free to pass this on to those that make decisions.

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