News from Anakiwa Stories

News from Anakiwa Stories

Celebrating over 60 years of commitment to OB

Celebrating over 60 years of commitment to OB

Ever wondered who makes sure there are extra socks, boots, thermals and raincoats available to students who don’t own those items? Or who is responsible for all the washing at OB? Or who came up with the ingenious idea for our poo plant? Read more

Opening of the Levene Lodge

Opening of the Levene Lodge

We recently opened the much anticipated Levene Lodge staff accommodation! Named after our patron Sir David Levene and blessed by Te Ātiawa, the lodge has been sustainably designed to house our instructors and have a light footprint. Read more

Anakiwa: A Place For All

Anakiwa: A Place For All

At Outward Bound, understanding and respecting the diversity of people and culture is a key objective for all our courses. We asked six students from a range of backgrounds to share their stories with you. Read more

Service veterans complete inaugural Outward Bound course

Service veterans complete inaugural Outward Bound course

Outward Bound recently collaborated with No Duff Charitable Trust to deliver the first course focused specifically on supporting New Zealand Defence Force veterans to transition from military life back to day-to-day civilian living.
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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

New partnership with No Duff announced

New partnership with No Duff announced

This is not a drill! Outward Bound is excited to announce a new partnership with No Duff, a New Zealand veteran support charity. In February 2019, 14 veterans will take part in the inaugural No Duff Outward Bound course. 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