Who We Are

Whenua Iti outdoors is committed to achieving positive and lasting change in our community through experiential outdoor education programmes.  Year round our tutors, staff, Board members, funders and partners work tirelessly to provide amazing experiences in the Nelson Tasman region of Aotearoa New Zealand.   

Our programmes are designed to safely challenge participants to believe in their potential and to reconnect with their core values. Immersive course experiences provide deep insights and personal growth in a short timeframe. 

Ngā Mihi Maioha

Ko Tū-Ao-Wharepapa te maunga rangatira
Ko Pukeone te puke whakaruruhau
Ko Motueka te awa whakahirahira
Ko Riuwaka te puna waiora
Ko Te Tai Aorere te moana
Ko Ngāti Rārua me Te Atiawa ngā iwi mana whenua
Ko Te Āwhina te marae
Ko Moutere te whenua
Ko Whenua Iti te wānanga
Ko Hazel Nash te kaiwhakaū

Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa.

Our Team

Meet the tutors, office staff and management team that drive Whenua Iti Outdoors.

> meet our team

Our Partners

We are fortunate to have a wonderful team of partners & funders behind us.

> find out more

Our Board

Meet the wonderful and diverse group of individuals who volunteer their time to get behind us!

> meet our board

Our History

We proud of the foundations that were laid over 30 years ago on which our organisation was built.

> find out more

Tirohia kia marama. Whāwhāngia kia rangona te hā.

Observe to gain enlightenment. Participate to feel the essence.

Social Impact Report

As part of an on-going evaluation process we find ways to measure the impact of Whenua Iti Outdoors. You can read our findings in this report

Interested in supporting WIO?

There are a number of ways that you can support us. Have a look at the work of the Whenua Iti Foundation to get an idea of the range of ways that our community gets in behind what we do.

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.