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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.

Our Latest News & Programme Updates

GO WILD Next Holidays!

Great news - our ever-popular holiday programme for 7-10 year olds is running in the next school holidays from 20-24 April! Five days of mini outdoor adventures and fun. Enrol now to make sure you get a spot.

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Keep Informed: Covid-19 Response

Currently we are staying open for all upcoming programmes. We will continue to keep you informed about any changes to our programmes in response to Covid-19. Please read our latest updates.

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Ultimate Ride for Charity

Passionate about raising $ to get youth outdoors, Shantel Thilman is undertaking an epic ride the length of NZ hoping to raise $1 for every km she rides, donating any funds she raises to Whenua Iti! You can sponsor her on our Give-a-Little page!

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"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


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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Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award
Department of Conservation

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.