Stories

Stories

Jordan's Story - A place of healing

Jordan's Story - A place of healing

Kia ora my name is Jordan Dwight. I am from Whangarei and I go to Kamo High School. I want to share my story with you because you may have heard how Outward Bound can change lives, but did you know it is also a place of healing? Read more

Delicious winter recipes from our Southern Cross students

Delicious winter recipes from our Southern Cross students

Each year our Southern Cross students celebrate with a multicultural dinner exchanging recipes from their home countries and the dishes are so delicious we had to share. So here are just a few of the amazing dishes our students have shared – Bon Appetit! Read more

Tales of Outward Bound, from 1964 to today

Tales of Outward Bound, from 1964 to today

After becoming inspired by ex-instructor Doug Hutchinson's tales of his time as an instructor in 1964, Serpil decided to dig a little deeper into the history of Outward Bound and how the school operates today. The result is a dynamic and engaging radio documentary giving from varying perspectives on OB, from the early 60's to today. Read more

Craig's reaching new heights he never thought possible

Craig's reaching new heights he never thought possible

My name is Craig and I am a proud OB Alumnus. But I am not like most students who attend. I am 24 years old and I have had four strokes. These have left me with difficulty walking, slightly slurred speech, and minor fine motor skills reduction. Last year I had the amazing privilege of being able to attend the Outward Bound Activate course. Read more

Catch us at an event near you!

Catch us at an event near you!

We've been out and about showing off our brand new virtual Outward Bound experience! Read more

First time marathoner smashes fundraising goal

First time marathoner smashes fundraising goal

Aydhen, Batten 629, completed a Professional course in 2017 and was sponsored by his employer, Fisher and Paykel, as part of their leadership programme. He shares with us why his experience motivated him to get involved in the OB Champion programme. Read more

Wellbeing

Wellbeing

Led by Mindfulness trainer, mindful leadership consultant, speaker and coach - Maya Nova, our new Wellbeing Course takes traditional mindfulness practices and blends them with the classic elements of an Outward Bound experience. Read more