Stories

Stories

Darryl. An Outward Bound story

Darryl. An Outward Bound story

Darryl. An Outward Bound story – a comedy series about fictional character ‘Darryl Walker’ on an Outward Bound experience – is now available to view on TVNZ On Demand. Read more

Farewell our Friend!

Farewell our Friend!

After 17 years of feeding the mouths and filling the bellies of hungry Outward Bound students, it’s time to farewell our beloved Catering Manager Paul Hayde. Read more

Chef Paul's Primo Pasta Recipe

Chef Paul's Primo Pasta Recipe

Logan did a Leaps and Bounds course last year. He loved Chef Paul's pasta recipe so much he wanted to share it with all of you! Read more

A letter from Chris and Logan

A letter from Chris and Logan

When I found out my 13 year old foster son Logan had the wonderful gift of a scholarship to Outward Bound and he needed an adult to accompany him I knew it had to be me! Read more

Sarah's story - the power of self-belief

Sarah's story - the power of self-belief

At Outward Bound, we give you the opportunity to write a letter to yourself during your solo - a time of intense reflection in perfect solitude. Sarah's letter is powerful, emotional and if you've ever wondered about taking up the OB challenge, be warned, Sarah's account will have you signed up in no time. Read more

Preparing for a big adventure

Preparing for a big adventure

Team OB have just set off on their big GODZone adventure, however the real adventure started well over 12 months ago for the team, or – one could argue – has been years in the making. Read more

Graeme's Discovery Masters Course

Graeme's Discovery Masters Course

In today’s society it’s not only difficult to find the time, but also the environment to reflect on life and discover your true identity. That’s why, when the opportunity arose for Graeme Mead to attend the Discovery Masters course, he grabbed it with both hands. Read more