Instructors Stories

Instructors Stories

Five Minutes with John Hebron, Founding OB Instructor

Five Minutes with John Hebron, Founding OB Instructor

John Hebron was one of the original Outward Bound instructors at Anakiwa. John remembers the early days of Outward Bound well and has the lasting legacy of being the person to discover the onsite rock wall! Read more

Instructing the Instructors

Instructing the Instructors

Meg Ryan, current OB Course Design Manager and past OB instructor, shares with us what really goes on during staff training at Outward Bound NZ. And you’ll be happy to hear that yes, even OB instructors get scared! Read more

Meet our facilitator Kathy Tracey

Meet our facilitator Kathy Tracey

OB Professional facilitator Kathy Tracey gives us her thoughts on what it takes to be epic leader 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

Nick Williamson

Nick Williamson

Nick joined the OB team in September 2015. He came from a background in Primary School teaching and Adventure Racing. 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

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