Stories

Stories

Alysha's year of cleaning up NZ

Alysha's year of cleaning up NZ

Remember Alysha and her awesome pledge to pick up 100,000 pieces of rubbish across NZ in 2019 to raise funds for another student? Well, it was an interesting journey. Read her highs and lows Read more

22 Years and 2 Misses Later..

22 Years and 2 Misses Later..

Haslinda Abriham, Cook 395 (1997), a student from Singapore shares her story of catching up with fellow watchmate Julius aka twenty-two years on from their Outward Bound course. Read more

Anakiwa needs a new safety launch

Anakiwa needs a new safety launch

OB has been working hard to raise the funds needed for a new safety launch and thanks to generous gifts from our supporters we have raised $430,000 so far! Now we need a helping hand to reach our final target. Read more

Solo Experience a Highlight for Assurity NZ’s Catherine Saganic

Solo Experience a Highlight for Assurity NZ’s Catherine Saganic

Catherine Saganic shares her learnings from completing our 5-day Women in Leadership course. "The course was an experience that is so hard to articulate to people who haven’t been - it was completely life-changing.” Read more

Dan's discovery of self-confidence

Dan's discovery of self-confidence

Kia ora, I'm Dan and I’m 19. I want to share my story with you and thank the kind donors who made my journey to OB possible. Now, I am a young adult in control of my future. After years of feeling like ‘the poor kid’, I know the meaning of self-value and self-belief. Read more

Bob's OB Experience at 70

Bob's OB Experience at 70

What makes a great 70th birthday present? An Outward Bound course, of course! Read Bob's first hand account from when he first discovered he was going to OB, to when he completed his 8 days in Anakiwa. Read more

Opening of the Levene Lodge

Opening of the Levene Lodge

We recently opened the much anticipated Levene Lodge staff accommodation! Named after our patron Sir David Levene and blessed by Te Ātiawa, the lodge has been sustainably designed to house our instructors and have a light footprint. Read more