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Perry Outdoor Education Trust

 

 

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Perry Outdoor Education Trust equips schools in low socio-economic communities to develop young people using outdoor education experiences.

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Perry Outdoor Education Trust delivers training to provide teachers with the skills to deliver quality outdoor education programmes.

For many of my students, the opportunities that are provided are a first and encourage them to continue to strive to expand their horizons.

-Principal, Ngaruawahia High School

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Great visit to the Into Nature School, Karamu. They are doing an awesome mahi connecting rangatahi to the outdoors. ... See MoreSee Less

Great visit to the Into Nature School, Karamu. They are doing an awesome mahi connecting rangatahi to the outdoors.Image attachmentImage attachment

Thanks so much to Marleen Wholesalers Ltd for their incredibly generous gift of rock and roll lube to help us maintain our fleet of bicycles for our schools! It made our day to hear that they like what we are doing and want to support us 🥰. Rock and roll extreme lube is the perfect bike lube for us to use as it cleans as well as lubes the chain so it makes the job of cleaning our 23 bikes so much easier!!🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks so much to Marleen Wholesalers Ltd for their incredibly generous gift of rock and roll lube to help us maintain our fleet of bicycles for our schools! It made our day to hear that they like what we are doing and want to support us 🥰. Rock and roll extreme lube is the perfect bike lube for us to use as it cleans as well as lubes the chain so it makes the job of cleaning our 23 bikes so much easier!!🙂

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Our 2020-21 Impact Report has been published, so have a read! We've stuck with an online format - so the stories, progress and photographs we've shared from the last year are just a click away!
poet.org.nz/impact-report-2020-21/
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Our 2020-21 Impact Report has been published, so have a read! Weve stuck with an online format - so the stories, progress and photographs weve shared from the last year are just a click away!
http://poet.org.nz/impact-report-2020-21/
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From “Totally Terrified”, to POET Leader

Let’s face it, school camp can be a pretty daunting experience for a wide eyed and nervous year 9 student. There are so many firsts on camp - their first time camping, staying out in nature, cooking meals, being away from family (and technology!), trying new things...

Three local, nature-based, mini-adventures we love

Spring really is one of the most beautiful times of year to be out in nature. You can’t help but be blown away by the bright green colour palates of the forest, the new growth of the foliage, and the fresh Spring air.  Getting out in nature & exploring new places...

Carrying on through Covid

To support our work we run an annual fundraiser - the NZ Mountain Film Festival.  It's a collection of the best short films from the Wanaka event and this year was our fifth time hosting the event in Hamilton. We were all set for the night of the 12th August; our...

We thank POET for enabling us to invest in our students. Building their confidence, social and emotional capital will ensure that they will be better citizens of tomorrow

-Principal, Melville High School

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