Our People: Karen

Our People: Karen

Hi I’m Karen and work at POET managing the day to day operations.  I grew up in rural Waikato, the eldest of four children. My family weren’t overly strict, but there were certainly rules at home and being outside meant freedom. We would often pack food and...
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...
Recharged & Ready

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...
Paying it Forward

Paying it Forward

This week is Volunteer Week. As an organisation working in the not for profit sector.

Family Matters

Family Matters

The reason behind us bringing you these updates is to share more about who we are…

Building Relationships

Building Relationships

If someone were to ask you what springs to mind when they say ‘Outdoor Education’, how would you reply? 

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