WIO Challenges Day

Spend the day on site at Whenua Iti to take on both individual and team challenges such as the flying kiore, obstacle course or the high ropes! A great day of confidence-building and whanaungatanga.

Programme Overview

A Whenua Iti Challenges Day is great fun for all ages and abilities and can help stimulate better teamwork, positive attitudes and a sense of achievement in your students. Run by our experienced instructors, tamariki can take on a variety of challenges on site such as the flying kiore, low ropes, high ropes, obstacle course, tower climb and take part in a variety of fun ABL (Adventure Based Learning) games.

Key Learning Objectives           

  • Support others to overcome challenges
  • Attempt challenging activities
  • Particpate in activities where co-operation will lead to success
  • Identify and use appropriate communication and behaviour during challenging activities
  • Use safety equipment appropriately (helmet, harness, belay device* and rope)
  • Identify their own personal strengths in a group
  • Keep others safe
  • Use behaviour and communication to increase trust and co-operation in a group

*Use of belay device is for Year 7 and above only.

Please note: Whenua Iti Outdoors operates in line with Ministry of Education COVID-19 guidelines. For our full policy, please see our Safety Page, or request a copy via email.

Further resources

| Nature Connection Activities | View our range of pre or post course activities.

| Experiential Learning | Find out more about the philosophy that underpins our programmes

| Safety First | Find out more about our safety policies



Key Components:

  • Adventure

Open to:

Years 5-8


10am - 2pm (or by negotiation)


Day programme


Whenua Iti Outdoors


Subject to subsidy availability. Please enquire.


Subject to availability Monday- Thursday during term time
10am – 2pm or by negotiation


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Qualified Instructors

You're in safe hands. Our friendly & highly professional instructors are all industry qualified for a wide range of activities.


NZQA Qualified and NCEA Aligned

We are NZQA accredited, can offer NCEA Level 1-3 assessments and all programmes align with the NZ Curriculum key competencies.


Safety Accredited

We put safety first. We are a registered provider of Adventure Activities with Worksafe NZ, and are Safety audit certified with OutdoorsMark.

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