Stories

Stories

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

Hillary 71 back together… 50 years on

Hillary 71 back together… 50 years on

In October 1969, 14 young men met in Anakiwa and would become Hillary watch 71. Fifty years on, in November 2019, nine of the watch members got together in Picton for a weekend reunion. Read more

Fostering Intercultural Understanding

Fostering Intercultural Understanding

First year university student Dima Alsheikh recently completed an Outward Bound ‘Southern Cross’ course; her experience was so profound she is passing the baton on to her younger siblings in the hope they too will discover there is 'more in them'. Read more

Feeding the Good Taniwha

Feeding the Good Taniwha

Our Hiringa schools course has been offered to Year 12 students in the Auckland region since 2013. In 2019, a second Hiringa course was added. Read how these courses have had a positive impact on the lives of these 28 students. Read more