June 4, 2021

SAR day at SHAC 2021 in Wanaka: Determination of death in mountain rescue

(This post was originally published by dr Malin Zachau on her personal website. It is republished here with permission.) To those of you who attended the SAR day on Tuesday […]
June 1, 2021
First aid kit

Online talk “What’s In Your Kit” (WYIK): 3rd June 2021 @ 7pm NZST

NZSFMM would like to invite all members to an educational online session “What’s In Your Kit” (WYIK) and “How to plan your expedition” on Thursday, 3rd June 2021 at 7pm […]
April 14, 2021

Talk by dr Malin Zachau at Canterbury Mountaineering Club night

Our Secretary, dr Malin Zachau will be giving a talk on “Prevention and management of accidental hypothermia in Aotearoa – New Zealand”  at the monthly Canterbury Mountaineering Club night, on […]
November 17, 2020

The Third Space (r)Evolution

The Third Space (r)Evolution Overheard conversations are funny things, especially when the context of the conversation is often absent.  Documenting the small talk of a place is one of the […]
July 22, 2020

Extended Care in Mountain Medicine (and Pandemics) …..

Extended Care in Mountain Medicine (and Pandemics) ….. Long before the Covid-19 virus spread across the world, I approached The New Zealand Alpine Club’s magazine to see if they would […]
April 12, 2020

The Mountain Medicine Hui that never was – but hopefully will be…..

The Mountain Medicine Hui at Aorkai Mt Cook was scheduled to be held 22-24 May. Participants’ numbers were limited to 24 and within 2 weeks of launching it, half of […]
April 1, 2020

March Has Been A Long Month

As March 2020 has drawn to a close it feels like it has been a very long month indeed.  Much longer than a normal March should be.  “Events, my dear […]
March 26, 2020

“Och Aye!”

“Och Aye!” A popular Scottish expression, meaning “Oh yes!”  It was with some excitement that I (Robin)  headed to Fort William, Scotland at the end of February to complete an […]
February 18, 2020

Launch party of the NZ Society for Mountain Medicine

Launch party of the NZ Society for Mountain Medicine, 30 January 2020 One of the goals of the Society is to connect people with a shared passion for mountain medicine […]