Stories

Q&A with an outward bound champion

Q&A with an outward bound champion

After her course, Anna Erwood set a goal of raising $500 to contribute to another students OB course fee. She signed up for our OB Champions programme and decided to tackle the Orewa Beach Half Marathon as her challenge. Read more

From Anakiwa to the Atlantic

From Anakiwa to the Atlantic

Kris Ward, Batten 602, was awarded a scholarship for a Classic course in 2015. Two and a half years on, he's smashed the goals he set on his course and is currently sailing across the Atlantic living his dream! Read more

Ocean rower, world record holder and business woman

Ocean rower, world record holder and business woman

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

Karens not slowing down anytime soon

Karens not slowing down anytime soon

Karen Tills took on an Outward Bound Masters course for her 50th birthday. Now she’s turning 60 and is heading to the high and remote Himalayan valleys. 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