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Hillary Outdoors were fortunate to be asked to contribute a short story to be included in the book True Tales of Great Barrier Island 2016. The piece was written in collaboration between our Marketing Coordinator Andie Johnson and Rupert Wilson, who was a key member of our Board of Trustees for over 25 years, at one […]

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Our Chief Executive, Graham Seatter (pictured left) talks about an exciting opportunity to join the Hillary Outdoors team… After a stellar year in 2016 we are looking to appoint a new Centre Manager for our Tongariro Outdoor Education Centre as Janet Prier is moving into the role of Programme Manager with Mike Brenton retiring as […]

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Otahuhu College Testimonial

“The Hillary Outdoors Centre was an extraordinary experience. It was a first hands-on experience for many of us, and of course without pain there’s no gain. One of the highlights of the week for me was crawling and scrambling through nooks and crannies of a cave with a fresh river running through it. This pushed me because the team couldn’t go on with the trail if I didn’t go through.”

Student

Otahuhu College

Hamilton West Testimonial

“Many of the students overcame personal challenges to meet the camp requirements and the combined efforts of the supportive staff, robust and well-organised programme, and brilliant setting helped achieve this.”

Keith O’Donnell

Deputy Principal

Hamilton West School