Project Refresh Stories

Project Refresh Stories

Dick Hubbard and Outward Bound – a life long relationship

Dick Hubbard and Outward Bound – a life long relationship

As Dick Hubbard steps down as a member of the Outward Bound NZ Board, he reflects on how the lessons he learned from attending a course in 1964 as a fresh-faced 18 year old saved the cereal company from collapse. Read more

New Watch House Opening

New Watch House Opening

Say hello to Blake and Huria! An additional 335 students will be able to experience Outward Bound each year with the official opening of a new double watch-house designed by architectural designer and OB alumni Marg Robinson. Read more

Project Refresh Anakiwa - A three month update

Project Refresh Anakiwa - A three month update

With three months since the launch of Project Refresh Anakiwa we've got some exciting developments to share. Read more

Tortuga Launch

Tortuga Launch

With nearly 1,800 people coming through Anakiwa each year, it's essential that all of our life saving equipment is fully equipped and ready to rock in the rare case of an emergency. With our Matakana launch getting near retirement, we're reaching out for a new Tortuga launch to keep our students safe at sea. Read more

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