Stories

Stories

Brother to Brother: From Cape Reinga to Bluff

Brother to Brother: From Cape Reinga to Bluff

Last month OB alumnus and father of seven Ollie joined 17 other cyclists to begin a north to south bike ride. Together, their aim was to raise awareness of Pacific Island and Maori men's health issues.  Read more

Finding ourselves in the service of others

Finding ourselves in the service of others

What do OB service days mean for the communities they help and what do alumni learn from them?  Read more

Devon's journey to Outward Bound

Devon's journey to Outward Bound

Devon's journey to OB was unlike many others - his boss began to secretly fundraise on his behalf. Read his story of overcoming adversity to achieve his dream. Read more

How Josh fundraised for his Outward Bound Course

How Josh fundraised for his Outward Bound Course

24-year-old Josh chose to fundraise to cover his Classic course fees. Find out what he did to come up with the cash and why it made his Outward Bound experience even more worthwhile. Read more

Andy's story:  Outward Bound Professional Course

Andy's story: Outward Bound Professional Course

Interested our Professional Courses but not sure what you'll get out of it? Hear it from Andy Milne, Commercial Manager at ASB, who tells us how his time at Anakiwa has refined his leadership skills and made him more effective at work. Read more

Jai Merrick - fundraising

Jai Merrick - fundraising

Jai Merrick shares his tips on how to fundraise for an OB Mind Body Soul course. Read more

When I'm 64 - A Story from Jan Blythe

When I'm 64 - A Story from Jan Blythe

The Beatles sang all about it. But sexagenarian and Scott Watch legend Jan Blythe has actually done it. A day before her 65th birthday, Jan completed a Masters course in one of our coldest June's on record. She loved it! Read more