Why support us?

Our life-changing work

Our work has a powerful impact on enabling our participants to develop life-long skills and confidence. Your donation helps Kiwis of all walks of life to find the self-confidence to achieve more.

As an Outward Bound supporter, you'll be at the forefront of supporting us to achieve our mission of 'Better people, better communities, better world.'

Next year, we are looking to extend our help to 1,000 Kiwis and need your help to fulfil this ambition.

Each day we encounter stories from alumni like Tayla that convince us of the value of an Outward Bound experience. You can read more testimonials like Tayla's or take a look below at our latest evaluation study. We asked more than 150 alumni to tell us what impact their course had made on them six months later.

Here's what we found:

  • One in three alumni have taken on a leadership role thanks to their course
  • 84% said their course helped them to decide what to do in life
  • 96% said Outward Bound has had a positive effect on their lives
  • One in three now volunteer in their community as a result of OB

Thank you for giving me the chance to create memories, friendships and a better me.


Why your support matters

Whether you choose to become a regular giver or give a one-off donation you can be confident that your donation will go a long way.

Your gift goes directly towards funding people like Devon and Phoebe onto one of our transformational courses or towards vital capital funding projects. These projects include the upkeep of our iconic Anakiwa School and providing our instructors with the resources to deliver life-changing programmes.



Or contact Karla Paotonu on 0800 688 927 kpaotonu@outwardbound.co.nz to find out more about becoming a supporter.

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