All Programmes

Adventure Tourism Leadership (L3)

Take your existing outdoors skills to the next level. Build your confidence in outdoor leadership through this challenging and rewarding course. Course Aim Students will build on their existing outdoor…

Year 13 students
Residential block course (includes overnights)
Four one-week blocks (Mon-Thurs)
  • Adventure
  • Tourism
  • Trades
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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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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. The Senior Journey adventure holiday programme allows…

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 outdoor activities while on group outdoor expeditions in local national parks. Participants have the opportunity to complete…

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. The Junior Journey heads to the outdoor sweet spots of our region, designed…

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

The Waka 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 on…

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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