Five things

Five things

Hi everyone – it’s been a long hot summer here with this scorching, dry weather showing no sign of abating. During those moments when we’ve been hiding indoors trying to stay cool, we’ve enjoyed reading, browsing and bookmarking some...
Five More Things

Five More Things

Its reported that children today spend less time outdoors than prisoners in maximum security jails!  In our work world we spend much of our time and energy telling anyone who will listen how important it is to enable young people to get outdoors. Information like this...
Five Things

Five Things

Hi everyone – what are your plans for the weekend? With the weather warming up here in the southern hemisphere and Christmas fast approaching we’re all brimming with plans to get outdoors – camping, tramping, bike rides and even getting out in the garden are all on...
People & Planet first

People & Planet first

Each year we present our POET senior school student leaders with a leader T-shirt which helps identify them while they’re working on camp and is something they can take away and use throughout their school year and beyond. In the past we’ve provided standard,...
Choose to Go

Choose to Go

Hey, Donald here! Recently, two friends, my partner and I decided we needed an adventure to refresh ourselves. We drew up a plan to mountain bike from Atiamuri to Ngaruawahia, following the Waikato River Trails, Te Awa River Ride and the odd road here and there. To...
TREKing through the Waikato

TREKing through the Waikato

We recently caught up with our bike sponsor Trek Bikes NZ to have a chat about mountain biking in the Waikato region and  get their take on where to ride. What do the Trek staff and customers rate as the top 3 mountain bike rides in the Waikato? Te Miro MTB Park –...

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