Stories

Stories

Fulfilling a dream - Shirley's Masters Course

Fulfilling a dream - Shirley's Masters Course

After 35 years of thinking about OB, Shirley finally took on the challenge of a 21 day course. Read more about her journey. Read more

Nick Williamson

Nick Williamson

Nick joined the OB team in September 2015. He came from a background in Primary School teaching and Adventure Racing, and is currently training to take on the massive GODZone Adventure Race next year. Read more

Paula Wood

Paula Wood

After training as an Occupational Therapist and working as a counsellor, Paula Wood joined our team in 2014. She spent much of her childhood on boats and kayaks and hopes to build the same adventurous life for her children! Read more

Have you got OB on your CV?

Have you got OB on your CV?

If you’ve been on Outward Bound, but you haven’t put it on your CV yet, then you might be missing a trick in differentiating yourself from your competition in the job market. Read more

Outward Bound Christmas Bites

Outward Bound Christmas Bites

Our resident chef Paul, has been kind enough to share his tips and tricks for feeding the troops this festive season! Read more

Meet the new instructors

Meet the new instructors

We've welcomed four new faces to the OB family. Freya, Seon, Kevin and Bernie have just completed their induction into the world of Outward Bound. Read more

Katrina Sneath finds a new Horizon

Katrina Sneath finds a new Horizon

My name is Katrina Sneath and earlier this year I did the eight -day Outward Bound Horizons course at Anakiwa. I have Down Syndrome. I don’t let this stop me! In fact, it makes me even more determined to find out what is possible in life. It isn’t always easy, but I love trying new things. Read more