Legal Status

Adventure Specialties Trust was established in January 1984

Adventure Specialties Trust is a registered Charitable Trust legally incorporated in November 1985. It has Inland Revenue Department Tax Exemption status and approval to receipt charitable donations that are tax deductable for the donor.

Adventure Specialties Trust is registered with the New Zealand Charities Commission, registration number CC20087.  www.charities.govt.nz

Adventure Specialties Trust is Outdoors Mark safety audit accredited, and operated under a comprehensive set of polices and procedures. We can provide risk analysis and management information (RAMS) to meet school board requirements. www.outdoorsnz.org.nz

Adventure Specialties Trust is an approved Level 3 provider of social and welfare services to the New Zealand Government Ministry of Social Development, Child, Youth and Family Services.

Adventure Specialties Trust is a Maritime New Zealand compliant commercial white water rafting operator. Our guides are all certified by the New Zealand Rafting Association.
www.nz-rafting.co.nz

All Adventure Specialties Trust instructors are members of the New Zealand Outdoor Instructors Association (NZOIA). The NZOIA award scheme is the industry recognised leader in qualifications for outdoor instructors.
www.nzoia.org.nz

Adventure Specialties Trust has staff who are registered assessors with Skills Active, the New Zealand Government mandated sports, fitness and recreation industry training organization (ITO).  www.skillsactive.org.nz/

All Adventure Specialties Trust staff are approved to work with young people by the New Zealand Police Vetting Service as a condition of employment.