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Our Latest News & Programme Updates

WIO Finalist in Sustainable Business Award

We're thrilled to announce that Whenua Iti Outdoors has been named as one of the finalists for the 2020 Sustainable Business Awards! We are thankful to all the amazing partners, schools, funders & community organisations who work with us to make our programmes happen.

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Enrol on an Environmental Journey this holidays

Join us on a fun & rewarding environmental journey from the mountains to the sea. Contribute to local conservation groups & explore our biodiversity while venturing in local national parks. This programme can count towards your Duke of Edinburgh's Award too, including the Kākāriki Journey.

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9-day Adventure Skills Programme: 13th-21st Jan

Build your outdoor adventure skills on this summer holiday programme – experience a mixture of sea-kayaking, tramping, rock climbing or caving in local national parks & surrounds. An optional 15 Level 3 NCEA credits will give you an extra boost for 2021!

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At Whenua Iti Outdoors we deliver experiential learning programmes that focus on personal and social development. It is our mission to achieve positive change in individuals and communities.

"Courses are highly relevant and well planned, with activities designed with students’ safety in mind. The professional staff and ongoing nature of reflective practices help ensure the courses meet stakeholder needs."

- NZQA External Evaluation Report, 2019

"With the leadership skills and self-confidence I picked up, I went on to be the head boy of my school the next year. That's the thing I love about Whenua Iti, you go there to learn about something but you always leave with so much more"

- Student

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Learning with Whenua Iti Outdoors

With 35 years experience of delivering impactful education programmes, we are able to meet our mission of delivering programmes that have a positive impact on individuals and the communities they are from.

Through Experiential Learning, connection to our inspiring natural environment and by offering a variety of challenges, we provide opportunities for individuals and groups to learn more about themselves and each other.

Whenua Iti Outdoors deliver single day and multi-day programmes that are specifically designed to inspire positive change and meet the needs of a diverse range of groups.

Watch the video to find out more about Whenua Iti Outdoors.

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Want to find out more about a programme or have a question for us? Talk to one of our friendly team - we're happy to help.