Jared’s Reflection

Jared’s Reflection

I have been a member of the Adventure Specialties whānau since starting there as an Instructor in 2001. For over a third of my life (15 years) Adventure Specialties Trust has been my full-time vocation. It has been an epic journey filled with amazing memories,...
Recreation Aotearoa: Organisational Excellence Award

Recreation Aotearoa: Organisational Excellence Award

Winning in the Outdoors Dedicated volunteers and outstanding organisations were among the award winners at the annual New Zealand Recreation Association Outdoor Awards, held in Auckland last night. This year’s Skills Active Supreme Award was presented to Fiona...
Recreation Aotearoa: Skills Active Supreme Award

Recreation Aotearoa: Skills Active Supreme Award

Our very own Lyndsay Simpkin won the Skills Active Supreme Award in 2014. The Outdoor Awards celebrate individuals and organisations that have been successful in significantly improving outdoor recreation outcomes for participants and clients. The Awards are an...
NZOIA: Tall Totara Awards

NZOIA: Tall Totara Awards

We are stoked that both Tim Wills and Lyndsay Simpkin have both been awarded the Tall Totara award in previous years (Tim – 2013, Lyndsay – 1997). The Tall Totara is awarded to a current instructor or guide who personifies ‘excellence in outdoor...