Stories

Stories

Anakiwa: A Place For All

Anakiwa: A Place For All

At Outward Bound, understanding and respecting the diversity of people and culture is a key objective for all our courses. We asked six students from a range of backgrounds to share their stories with you. Read more

Lexi's Ka Mahi Scholarship Journey

Lexi's Ka Mahi Scholarship Journey

Lexi Kerr applied for a Ka Mahi scholarship to help her get to OB. We caught up with Lexi to see how OB has made an impact on her life and what advice she'd give others wanting to apply for a scholarship. Read more

How an Outward Bound Experience Inspired a Lawyer to Partnership

How an Outward Bound Experience Inspired a Lawyer to Partnership

Sarah Scott, a partner at the Simpson Grierson law firm in Christchurch, completed an Outward Bound Professional course in 2014. As she explains, her experience in Anakiwa has filtered into and influenced many aspects of her professional life. Read more

Meet Natasha Dominey

Meet Natasha Dominey

We caught up with YMCA tutor Natasha Dominey who took part on our Connect course designed specifically to build the skills and confidence of individuals working with NZ youth. Natasha describes her OB experience as life-changing on many levels. Read more

Life After OB - Keeping the Momentum

Life After OB - Keeping the Momentum

Before Outward Bound I wanted to change. I lacked direction and was in a stressful place. During Outward Bound, I flourished and discovered the ways I wanted to grow. Here's my personal account of OB and my life afterwards. Read more

Service veterans complete inaugural Outward Bound course

Service veterans complete inaugural Outward Bound course

Outward Bound recently collaborated with No Duff Charitable Trust to deliver the first course focused specifically on supporting New Zealand Defence Force veterans to transition from military life back to day-to-day civilian living.
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Sithmi Invites you to support OB

Sithmi Invites you to support OB

Kia ora, my name is Sithmi. Last year I completed a 21-day Outward Bound Mind Body Soul course. When I first stepped onto the jetty, I fell in love with Anakiwa - a beautiful masterpiece created by mother nature. Read more