Reaching New Heights

Hey! My name is Troy Kendall, I am an eighteen-year-old student studying environmental management and renewable energy at the Southern Institute of Technology in Invercargill. I have always been extremely passionate about the outdoors doing activities such as...

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Recharged & Ready

Gemma here - I’m back! My six months refreshment leave has done the trick. I’m feeling re-energised and ready to go. It would be nice to think all of us could have six months off. The reality is for a lot of workplaces this isn’t possible so I want to acknowledge how...

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Paddling Full Circle

There’s nothing we love more than hearing from past POET students; there’s a big wide world out there and often after leaving school, students disappear into it and we never really know how they get on. So of course, we were thrilled when Jonathan Renata Smith got in...

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On the Big Screen

It goes without saying that we love the outdoors. In recent years, we’ve discovered that we also love watching movies about the outdoors and the amazing people embarking on inspirational (and sometimes terrifying) adventures that celebrate those few untouched, wild...

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Walk the Talk

Following on from our last post, we wanted to write about what we (here at POET HQ) are doing to stem the tide of single-use plastic. We like to think we’re a pretty environmentally conscious bunch, but once we looked at our habits and the products we use on a daily...

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