All Programmes

Adventure Tourism Leadership (L2)

Build on a love of the outdoors by learning technical and practical outdoor skills in a team environment. Course Aim The Adventure Tourism Leadership – Level 2 programme provides students…

Year 12-13 students
Residential block course format (includes overnights)
Four one-week blocks (Mon-Thurs)
  • Adventure
  • Tourism
  • Trades
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Civil Defence Emergency Response (Level 3)

Experience simulated emergency exercises and gain essential rope skills & techniques used in emergency outdoors situations. Course Aim To provide participants with the practical skills and knowledge to be able…

Year 13 students
Residential block course (includes overnights)
Four one-week blocks (Mon-Thurs)
  • Trades
  • Adventure
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Leadership Exploration

This course is for Year 8 students with a focus on developing students’ independence and leadership skills. Growing young leaders at Whenua Iti Outdoors centres around a relationship-based kaupapa to…

Year 8 Students
9.30am - 2.30pm
4 days
  • Adventure
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adventure based learning activities as part of experiential learning

Learning Experiences Outside the Classroom (LEOTC)

As a well-established provider of Experiential Learning we offer quality learning in a challenging, yet safe, education setting. Tamariki get to work together as a team, develop their confidence and…

Years 1 - 8
Day or multi-day programmes
Typically 10am - 2pm during term time
  • Adventure
  • Environment
  • Cultural
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Discover NZ

The Discover NZ programme is specifically designed for international students who want to make the most of their holiday time in NZ. Join your fellow international students for a classic…

International Students | 16 - 18 year old's
Multi-day programme including overnights
10 days
  • Cultural
  • Adventure
  • Tourism
  • Environment
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raft building at Kaiteriteri Beach

Go Wild (in Nature!)

The Go Wild programme is designed for our younger adventurers and involves 5 days of action, nature immersion and outdoor exploration. Whilst exploring, Go Wild adventurers will go on a…

7 - 10 yr olds
A week of day-programmes
5 days (9am - 3pm)
  • Adventure
  • Environment
  • Nature Connection
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tramping, Kahurangi National Park

Senior Journey

Let your tamariki go on a journey of discovery with our Senior Journey holiday programme, to explore the outdoors and discover their potential. Please refer to our Covid-19 Response page…

14 - 16 yrs
Expedition Format
5 days / 4 nights
  • Adventure
  • Environment
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Adventure Skills Development (L3)

Develop your outdoor adventure skills on this programme – experience a variety of disciplines while on group outdoor expeditions in local national parks. Please refer to our Covid-19 Response page…

16 - 18 year old's
A series of 3 x 3 day expeditions
9 days / 8 nights
  • Adventure
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Junior Journey

Let your tamariki go on a Journey of discovery, to explore the outdoors and discover their potential. Please refer to our Covid-19 Response page for information on vaccine requirements. The…

11 - 13 yr olds
Multi-day adventure
4 days / 3 nights
  • Adventure
  • Environment
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Waka Ama Journey

The Waka Ama Journey programme has been designed to increase student’s self-confidence, cultural connection, and develop a strong sense of belonging. The programme will identify individual student’s strengths and build…

Years 9 - 11
Multi-day programme
4 days / 3 nights
  • Cultural
  • Adventure
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Uniformed Services (Level 2)

Find out first hand what it’s really like to be a paramedic, a police officer and a firefighter! Course Aim: To provide students with the opportunity to explore career pathways…

Year 12-13 students
Residential block format (includes overnights)
Four one-week blocks (Mon-Thurs)
  • Trades
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