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Kia ora I’m writing to you as you’re someone connected with Hillary Outdoors (formerly OPC) – as a participant (now alumni), a family member of an alumni, a staff member, trustee, and/or volunteer, and/or have taken a group to Hillary Outdoors. So you understand the life-changing experiences that can evolve from our programmes. Right now […]

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Introduction Hillary Outdoors provides outdoor education through strengths-based programming. This means that clients may encounter situations where prolonged close contact with other people is unavoidable. This could be in accommodation venues, camping or during activity time. Most of the Hillary Outdoors bookings are school-based, and fortunately, these bookings can be treated as their own ‘bubble’ […]

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Chloe Beer, from Hillary Outdoors Tongariro was recently featured in the Wilderness Magazine for her Favourite Tramp. Enjoy the read.   Chloe Beer, left, and her friends enjoyed Daly’s Clearing Hut. Photo: Chloe Beer   Chloe Beer, Hillary Outdoors Guide Waitawheta Pipeline Track to Daly’s Clearing Hut, Kaimai Mamaku Conservation Park On my first solo overnight […]

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Macpac’s belief is that time spent outside is simply better for all of us. Our partnership is based around adventure-based social development and environmental projects. Macpac have seen first-hand the amazing positive outcomes that can be achieved through time in the wilderness, for those who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity to get out there and […]

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