Lucy Carver

Inspiring Leaders: Unleashing Potential

Whenua Iti’s Inspiring Leaders programme is an immersive and dynamic learning journey, bringing together Year 12 students from the Nelson/Tasman region. The programme is run each July and is designed to cultivate leadership through adventure and self-discovery. This year’s participants reflect on the empowering experience.  Over four days and three nights, this year’s students were thrown […]

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a close up of a hand planting a small native seedling into the ground

Local students learn environmental sustainability

Our Environmental Sustainability students were instrumental to a local planting project in the Moutere Catchment. Students were involved in designing, planning, planting and sourcing seedlings that were grown in the Whenua Iti Community Nursery. A  group of Year 12 and 13 students from Tasman and Marlborough have recently graduated from Whenua Iti Outdoors’ Environmental Sustainability

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Experiential education students practice mau rakau

Manaaki Tāpoi – the programme that changes lives

The Manaaki Tāpoi programme, our Māori tourism course, strengthens participants’ understanding of Māori culture and the interconnectedness of Te Ao Māori. Delivered in partnership with the Top of the South and West Coast Trades Academies, this programme gives students the opportunity to achieve NCEA Level 2 and 3 credits and develop crucial personal and social

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Ignite students rafting

Celebrating our Ignite Graduates!

This year’s graduates of the three-year Ignite programme celebrate the journey with a week of adventures on the West Coast. Participants and instructors reflect on the boost in confidence this programme has provided. Congratulations to Alexander Lightfoot, Alexander Lock, Cyris Aldworth, George Emery, Jake Barnett, Jakib Hedges, Ken Takahashi, Lukas McEnroe, Sonny Campbell, Temaru Teaukura,

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