Flashback to the past!

Flashback to the past!

Flashback to Adventure Specialties from a little while ago … Glenda (co-founder of Adventure Specialties with her husband, Lyndsay) gives the captions to these photos: “Photo 1 looks like a Henderson high school journey programme with Joy Mentzer and...
Five Fun Facts about Jeff

Five Fun Facts about Jeff

I really like trees. I love the satisfaction that comes from growing trees.  We have a small revegetation project on our property which we have put about 3000 natives into so far and am continually raising seedlings for each planting season. On the rest of our...
Best part? Worst part?

Best part? Worst part?

What has your experience of Lockdown 2.0 been? What has been the best part and the worst part for you and your bubble? Here are some replies from the Adventure Specialties Trust crew: Tim, our CEO, says, “BEST PART not driving in rush hour traffic. WORST PART not...
Māori word of the month: Awa

Māori word of the month: Awa

Do you have any Māori words that mean something special to you or that you think sound beautiful? Some of the staff at Adventure Specialties Trust have quite a lot of Māori vocabulary already, but I am very much a beginner! “Awa” is a very basic word, but...
Good looking guest speakers!

Good looking guest speakers!

Anneke and Dave at the Involve youth workers conference in Wellington, August 2021. Check out these good looking guest speakers! Anneke and Dave are part of our amazing Adventure Therapy team at Adventure Specialties Trust and they recently attended the “Involve”...
What is coasteering?

What is coasteering?

What is coasteering? When I first started working at Adventure Specialties, I had no idea what it was! I wasn’t even sure what the instructors were saying at first. Co-steering? Whaaaaa?!? Anyway, after asking around, looking at photos from our programmes, and...