Stories

Stories

Waka Ama

Waka Ama

For years our students have kayaked and sailed their way through the Marlborough Sounds on their Outward Bound course and thanks to Project Refresh Anakiwa, future students will get to experience the uniquely NZ, waka ama. Read more

Double Watch House

Double Watch House

Your Watch House is a special place during your time at Outward Bound. It where you relax after your busy days, get some time out, and enjoy the company of your Watchmates. That's why we're prioritising building a new double Watch House as a part of Project Refresh Anakiwa. Read more

Laura Stuart and the Floating Pontoon

Laura Stuart and the Floating Pontoon

After her accident, Laura was left in a wheelchair. She loved her Outward Bound course, but had trouble getting up to Te Kainga homestead. So as our first major development in Project Refresh Anakiwa, we're doing something about it! Read more

Project Refresh Anakiwa - A letter from Dick Hubbard

Project Refresh Anakiwa - A letter from Dick Hubbard

Anakiwa - for those of us who have been fortunate enough to ‘do’ an Outward Bound course the word Anakiwa is not just a place name, its the soul of Outward Bound. Join us in restoring and refreshing this special location that means so much to so many. Read more

Living in the moment- Chelsea's Masters Course

Living in the moment- Chelsea's Masters Course

Learning to deal with the unexpected is a skill. Read about how Chelsea learnt to live in the moment. Read more

Becoming a leader at Outward Bound

Becoming a leader at Outward Bound

Leadership isn't always about leading a team from the front. Read about the different experiences these watchmates have had of leadership at Anakiwa and the impact it's made on their day-to-day. Read more

The support of whanau

The support of whanau

Mike Moka tells us about the challenges he faced at OB and how he overcame them. Read more