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Media Release: Macpac joins the ‘Outdoor Safety Retail Partnership with MSC

With the Outdoor Safety Retail Partnership (OSRP) now officially underway, Mountain Safety Council (MSC) chief executive Mike Daisley is proud to announce that Macpac is the second of the major New Zealand outdoor retailers to confirm its statement of intent. The OSRP has been designed to give those exploring the outdoors a clear and consistent message about their role in staying safe in the outdoors.

Daisley said the project is expected to grow to around six or seven retailers in the next few years with a focus on Tramping, Hunting, Mountaineering, Trail Running and Mountain Biking in the first 24 months.

Macpac’s Marketing Manager Nadia Scott was excited to finally announce the formalisation of the ORSP safety partnership.

Macpac indicating that staff training as an important item in the two-year project plan was strongly supported by MSC Daisley said.

With more announcements planned in the next few months, outdoor enthusiasts should look out for wallet sized cards at the point of sale as well as articles on the Macpac website.

Macpac is New Zealand’s original outdoor equipment company, founded in Christchurch in 1973. Now with 50 stores across Australasia, Macpac manufactures and sells premium outdoor apparel, equipment, footwear and accessories, and specialises in equipping people for travel and wilderness adventures, from day walking to mountaineering. Head to www.macpac.co.nz for more.

For more information on this project head to the MSC blog or Facebook page via the links below.

MSC Blog

MSC Facebook Page




For further information please contact,

Nick Kingstone

Communications Manager




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