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Teenage Girls + Mental Health

“I feel hopeful about my future and that life is worth living. Before this course, I saw no purpose in life. This course has made me see the beauty in life. I no longer feel alone.”

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Testimonials and Feedback

Some of the lovely messages we receive from client groups, participants and parents after a programme.

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Helping Women Heal from Trauma

REVIVE is a new Adventure Therapy day programme (one day a week over eight weeks) for clients who are being supported by ACC’s Integrated Service for Sensitive Claims (ISSC) therapists. We have just completed our first REVIVE programme in Christchurch. Anneke (a qualified therapist and our Adventure Therapy Clinician) and Amy (a qualified counsellor and […]

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Thank you, Foundation North

Thank you, Foundation North, for funding the purchase of our new mountain bikes so that more young people can experience the joy of being outdoors!

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Staff training in Christchurch

Our Christchurch team got together a few weeks ago for a 2-day staff training event (which happens once each term). Instructor Peter described it like this: “April ran a session up at Sign of the Bellbird on pūrākau [Māori myths and legends], looking at the Māori place names of the local areas that we travel […]

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“Turn and face the sun”

E huri tō aroaro ki te rā, tukuna tō ataarangi ki muri i a koe.Turn and face the sun, and let your shadow fall behind you.

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Farewell Instructor Dave!

FAREWELL DAVE! The man, the myth, the legend … After an adventure-filled 10 years, we are sadly saying farewell to Dave, one of our most experienced outdoor instructors and Adventure Therapy facilitators. Dave and his wife, Sophia, and their little ones are heading South to another outdoor adventure job with another amazing organisation. We wish […]

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Congrats to our instructors on their Bush 1 qualification

CONGRATS to our instructors (Isaac, Nat, Oli and Anna S) who have just passed the 3-day NZOIA Bush 1 qualification last week! Contrary to the name, “Bush 1” is not an easy or entry-level qualification. It is very a challenging assessment that includes off-track hiking, navigation, bird and tree identification, fire lighting, shelter building and […]

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Upcoming youth camp: IGNITE

IGNITE is a youth camp for teens aged 14-18 who might be struggling with life at the moment and would like support on their journey towards wellbeing.

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Physical: 1/4 Winston Place, Henderson, Waitakere City 
Postal:  PO Box 45152, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland 0651 
Phone: 09 837 6033 


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Postal:  PO Box 7354, Sydenham, Christchurch 8240 
Phone: 03 348 4547