A-Z of School Campus Suppliers

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Bigfoot Adventure Limited
Winner of New Zealand's 2012 "Outdoor Excellence Award Organisation"

Welcome to the time of your life!

Bigfoot Adventures Ltd has been running successful adventure activities for over ten years. We specialise in 'Education Outside the Classroom' for years 5 to 13 with in-school programmes & camps. We aim to provide safe, fun outdoor experiences for schools, businesses and the general public.

Our activities and events range from adventurous to social and include:
• School Camps
• Holiday Programmes
• Cycle Safety Programmes for schools
• Half day, full day or weekend adventures for individuals or groups

Specific instruction in outdoor pursuits including:
• Sea & White-water Kayaking
• Mountain Biking
• Rock-climbing & Abseiling
• Tramping & Bush-craft
• Caving

Duke of Edinburgh Award - we offer a positively fun and engaging pathway towards achieving the Duke of Edinburgh Award.

Bigfoot Adventures instructors are experienced, qualified and endeavour to create a rewarding experience for you in the great outdoors.
Whether you are looking for a school programme, social club event, corporate team bonding trips, or just a fun day out, we can offer you affordable, reliable fun. We look forward to spending time with you in the outdoors.

Phone: 09 444 1446 or 0800 bigfoot

admin@bigfootadventures.co.nz

www.bigfootadventures.co.nz


BOYLE RIVER OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTRE

Lewis Pass

'The Boyle' provides tailor-made outdoor education programmes for school and community groups, as well as offering a number of our own 'Boyle' courses for senior students. We also run off-site journeys and courses for adults. Personal & social development, teamwork, leadership, adventures, curriculum activities, assessment - all in the beautiful mountains of the Lewis Pass.

Any outdoor education idea - we can arrange it for you!
Phone/fax 03 315 7082

info@boyle.org.nz

www.boyle.org.nz


Boys' Brigade Waipara Riverside Park

Holiday and Outdoor Pursuits centre

Are you looking for a suitable facility for a school camp, field trip, reunion, conference or picnic? For all your requirements and specific needs don't hesitate to contact us and please visit our website link below.
Ross & Lenore Williams

Phone 03-314-6881
Fax 03-314-6802

managers@bbwrp.co.nz

www.bbwrp.co.nz


Capital E

Igniting the creative spark in children & young people

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Capital E ignites the creative spark in young people, through digital workshops, live performance and events. We are a not-for-profit organisation based in Te Whanganui a Tara, Wellington providing quality experiences to schools and public. In addition to our Wellington experiences, Capital E National Theatre for Children tours shows all around Aotearoa for schools every year. Our staff focus is to inspire, exemplify, unlock doors and open grand vistas of opportunity for young people. Capital E programmes explore and enhance creative thinking and action, providing both the awareness of possibilities, and the means to make them reality for children taking part. Let's get inspired together.

Ph: +64 4 913 3742
Fax: +64 4 913 3735

capitale@wmt.org.nz

www.capitale.org.nz


CastleRock Adventure:

Combining outdoor education with adventure activities

Set amongst the stunning rock formations south east of Te Awamutu, CastleRock Adventure is the perfect venue for your school camp.
CastleRock Adventure has multiple accommodation options including a fully equipped self contained Lodge, a fully equipped Woolshed and Camping as overflow from the Woolshed or as part of a programme.
All outdoor education programmes are designed in partnership with you and your school to ensure all desired outcomes and NZ curricula links are achieved.
Contact us today for more information.

P: 0800 225 462
F: 07 8722 509

info@castlerockadventure.co.nz

www.castlerockadventure.co.nz


Coastguard

Northern Region

Our school holiday programmes help teens aged over 12 years learn about safe boating and the opportunity to gain qualifications. Choose from three components: Day Skipper (4 days) - an introductory course for all boaties, with the option of adding the practical on-water Day Skipper (2.5 hours); Marine VHF Radio Operator (2 days).

Freephone: 0800 BOATIE (262 843)

info@coastguard.org.nz

www.coastguard.org.nz/information.php?info_id=253


Earth and Sky Mt John Observatory

Heart of Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve

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Day or evening Educational Tours provide hands-on learning including telescope observations, while knowledgeable Astronomy Guides promote reciprocal question-asking, unleashing your student's curiosity.
Marvel at amazing Astronomy facts and current research projects. Teachers are able to personalise their experience, choosing their preferred Astronomy Programme.
This is the home of New Zealand's darkest skies and largest telescopes.
Our Office is situated in the Godley Hotel Complex:
Main St, Lake Tekapo

P: 03 680 6960
F: 03 680 6950

info@earthandsky.co.nz

www.earthandsky.co.nz


Glentui Meadows Group Accommodation

Christchurch

Glentui Meadows, nestled in a native beech forest 50 minutes from Christchurch airport, is the perfect setting for school, sport, conference, wedding and special-interest groups. We can accommodate up to 165 people – from self-contained apartments to bunk rooms. Your stay can be fully catered or self-catered in our commercial kitchen. Activities for you and/or your group include: canyoning, abseiling, zipline, orienteering, archery, team building and bush walks. Our complex also boasts two large conference rooms and a large dining hall.

Phone: 03 312 1165

meadows@glentui.co.nz

www.glentui.co.nz


Howick Historical Village

Pakuranga, Auckland

We have programmes for both High School and Primary Students

We offer customised programmes for Years 9 - 13, as well as tertiary programmes. These include Geography, Drama, English, Tourism, Photography, Food and Fabric Technology and of course, History - a fabulous insight into New Zealand's past especially the establishment of Auckland as our early capital and the settlement of the whole area.

Primary students love delving into early colonial life in New Zealand through hands-on and interactive role-play experiences. We offer a unique EOTC programme involving the technological advancements and inventions made by the early settlers which include construction and engineering, agriculture, food tech, natural medicines, textiles and fabrics. We show how archaeological discoveries of the Fencible Period have helped us understand the lives that early settlers led.

Parents and teachers should also check out our popular holiday programmes and Howick Historical Village is a unique special events venue suitable for children's birthday parties to weddings and corporate events.

Onsite 1850s church, beautiful lawns and gardens with water features plus cafe & a choice of meeting halls for your special event.

Phone: 09 576 9506
Fax: 09 576 9708

education@fencible.org.nz

www.fencible.org.nz


Kokako Lodge

New Zealand's Highest Quality Outdoor Education
Hunua, Auckland

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Kokako Lodge is Auckland's leading EOTC venue. The 85-bed residential camp is situated at the foothills of the Hunua Ranges Regional Park (Auckland's largest park, at around 17,000 ha). Kokako Lodge is an ideal place for many different user groups from school & youth groups through to corporate and wedding groups. Services and activities include: UNIT Standard Assessment, High and Low Ropes, Abseiling, Kayaking, Raft Building, Tramping & Camping, Bushcraft & Survival Skills, Archery, Team Building, Orienteering & Expeditions.

Phone: 09 292 4349
Fax: 09 292 4359

office@kokakolodge.org.nz

www.kokakolodge.org.nz


Larnach Castle

Larnach Castle on the spectacular Otago Peninsula is one of NZ's premier visitor attractions and a heritage treasure trove for school groups. Lovingly restored, the castle and internationally-acclaimed gardens are at the heart of the Dunedin visitor experience. We cater for Years 0 - 13. To assist with your planning we can send you brochures and a set of teachers' notes and teachers' self-guided handbook that has been developed for the NZ school curriculum.

Phone: 03 476 1616
Fax: 03 476 1574

www.larnachcastle.co.nz


Makahika Outdoor Pursuit Centre

Levin

The Makahika Outdoor Pursuit Centre is set among the forests and native bush in the foothills of the Tararua Ranges, 1.5 hours from Wellington, or 45 minutes from Palmerston North. We cater for school groups from Year 3 to Year 13.
Makahika writes and designs your school camp programme; provides full Risk Assessment Management System (RAMS), offers a range of accommodation options (up to 140 per group), and provides fantastic fresh catering.
Most importantly we are a registered Adventure Activities Provider subject to annual external audits; all activities are supervised by industry qualified instructors. We develop a programme specific to your group needs, that aligns with your school values and learning outcomes for the year. The skills acquired on camp and programmes are "accumulative"; ensuring you can return yearly.
We are also a licensed Award Unit for the Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award.

Phone (06) 367 8438
Mobile +64 21 725 593

director@makahika.co.nz

www.makahika.co.nz


Mega Air Trampoline Arena Christchurch

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Mega Air indoor trampoline park brings you wall-to-wall fun - for all ages, including toddlers, for all fitness levels and all skills. MegaAir has developed a unique school program aimed at teaching students basic trampoline skills with a strong emphasis on safety and technique. Our Christchurch complex situated in Carmen Road, Hornby has all of the following:

• Air Bag (NZ’s Largest)
• Toddler-Only Foam Pit
• Dodgeball Courts
• Basketball Hoops
• Tumbling Lanes
• A Trampoline Halfpipe
• Wall Tramps
• Is wheelchair friendly.
• Private rooms for groups to eat lunch or for birthday parties/fundraising groups.
• Mega Shop serving barista coffee, teas, cold drinks and snacks

MegaAir’s number 1 priority is safety!
Our expert staff are always on hand to make sure everybody has the best experience. Our senior staff are fully accredited NZQA first aiders and we maintain a high jump guard to jumper ratio.

School packages:
MegaAir will work with you and your school to create a tailored package to suit any group for as little as $9 per student per hour in the arena. We will happily organise everything for you, from the transport to invoicing and accounts. We can handle the RAMs forms and provide complimentary coffees for all you hard working teachers so contact us now for the best indoor, healthy, activity experience for your students ever!

Phone: 03 344 2628 (Hotline for Schools)

schools@megajump.co.nz

www.MegaAir.co.nz


Napier Prison

Historic and Ghost Tours in NZ's Oldest Prison

We can provide 1 hour guided group tours of the prison to suit your age group. Alternatively, we run a 2-hour Junior Programme featuring an historical tour, scavenger hunt, fingerprinting and games. Children can enter the cells, visit the hanging yard and hear about the secret tunnel, ghosts and lighthouse. Seated areas are provided for morning tea or lunch. Excellent for exchange students or students studying other languages are our audio tours in 15 different languages.
Napier Prison is just a few minutes walk to the town centre and Marine Parade.
Self-guided audio tours are available every day.

To book your school group tour
P: 06 835 9933

getnicked@napierprison.com

www.napierprison.com


New Zealand Walking Access Commission

Wellington

The New Zealand Walking Access Commission is the Crown entity that works to enhance free, certain, practical and enduring access to the great outdoors. The Commission has created the Both Sides of the Fence education website to assist teachers and students to explore the theme of responsible use of the outdoors. The site features engaging animated scenarios, a student image gallery and a teachers' space with resources supporting the English and Social Sciences learning areas, and EOTC activities. Both Sides of the Fence is designed for years 4-8, but is also appropriate for younger or older students.

Phone: 04 815 8502

contact@walkingaccess.govt.nz

www.bothsidesofthefence.org.nz


O'Neill Surf Academy New Zealand

Surf Coaching & Camps for Term-time & Holidays
Locations: Auckland (Tawharanui/Orewa) Northland-wide & Mount Maunganui in the Bay of Plenty.

O'Neill Surf Academy objective is to teach and develop surfing skills for Primary, Intermediate, Secondary & International Schools. We will educate students on both beach safety & environmental awareness. Our lessons and activities encourage good teamwork and group cohesion to provide a positive, supportive and fun learning environment.

Objectives
• Increase 'beach safety' awareness through experiencing the enjoyment of learning to surf.
• To give children and young adults the confidence to be active and have fun in the ocean.
• To educate & encourage students that surfing is for everyone regardless of size, skill and ability.

Why O'Neill Surf Academy We are an accredited Surfing NZ surf school holding all the necessary qualifications for EOTC including ISA Surf Coaching, Lifesaving, Sports First Aid and Public Liability Insurance

Packages: O'Neill Surf Academy 'Beach Days', Day Trips, Surf Tours, School Camps, Electives, NCEA Surfing Credits, Holiday Programmes

P: 09 434 3843
M: 027 734 4877

surf@oneillsurfacademy.co.nz

www.oneillsurfacademy.co.nz


Orana Wildlife Park

Christchurch

Orana Wildlife Park provides students the opportunity to get up close and personal with amazing animals. Hand feed a majestic giraffe; eye-ball the magnificent white rhino; meet New Zealand's national icon, the kiwi. Zoo School's qualified teachers provide custom written, interactive learning experiences for students ranging from Year 1 to Year 13. Our teachers work with your students out in the Park, facilitating their learning as they observe and interact with the animals.

Phone: 03 359 7109 ext 828

school@oranawildlifepark.co.nz

www.oranawildlifepark.co.nz/education/zoo-school


Pacific Park Christian Holiday Camp

Pacific Park has 167 beds and is situated across the road from Papamoa Beach making it the ideal location for school groups and sports teams. Along with an abundance of activities in the surrounding area, there are plenty of on-site activities to keep students happily occupied. We strive to provide a clean, modern, safe and friendly environment at an affordable price. Everyone is welcome. 2 x 30 bed lodges, conference centre, 4 bedroom villas, 2 and 3 bedroom motels, 1 and 2 room cabins.

P: 07 542 0018
F: 07 542 1312

office@pacificpark.co.nz

www.pacificpark.co.nz


Perfect Day

Perfect Day offers snorkelling and kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and an educational marine reserve commentary within a nature reserve at the Poor Knights Islands. Geological formations, the World's Largest Seacave, and an incredible Maori history. Bring it all alive, at the Poor Knights with Perfect Day - (run by award winning Dive! Tutukaka).
The Dive! Tutukaka & Perfect Day Team are all certified professionals & we are fully audited & approved by Qualmark NZ.
Contact Kate at kate@diving.co.nz for more information as to how we can tailor the day to suit your class.

Phone: 0800 288 882

kate@diving.co.nz

www.aperfectday.co.nz


Rhythm Interactive

Inspire - Educate - Entertain
Nationwide

Our fully-interactive percussion shows embrace the fun and simple methods of learning music and rhythm. The shows are geared to inspire, motivate and encourage creativity within students and teachers. Each student is given an African-styled hand drum to perform along with our team. We offer three shows geared towards the different age groups of your students (junior, middle and senior). The senior show is performed without a single word spoken as part of the theme: "Actions speak louder than words".

Contact: John Boone 021 635 746

john@rhythminteractive.co.nz

www.rhythminteractive.co.nz


Snowplanet

Life's more fun on Snowplanet
Auckland

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SNOWPLANET is New Zealand's first and only all-year indoor snow resort where snow guests can experience the thrill of snowsports and the atmosphere of a snow village only 20 minutes North of Auckland.

P: +64 9 427 0044
F: +64 9 421 0793
Freeph: 0800 SNOWPLANET

info@snowplanet.co.nz

www.snowplanet.co.nz


The Butterfly Garden
Thames New Zealand

Within Dickson Holiday Park

Victoria Street, Tararu, Thames
For your class visit we will provide a curriculum based programme suitable for biology, natural history, ecology and the environment that includes the life-cycle of the butterfly. Rain or shine the butterfly house makes an ideal class-trip so call us and ask for the school pack of worksheets to suit your students’ age-group. With an onsite cafe, we can provide a group menu plus help you organise your birthday, orientation party or end of term break-up.
Summer hours 1st September to 31st May,
OPEN 7 Days, 9.30am to 4.30pm. (Closed Christmas Day).
Winter hours 1st June to 31st August,
OPEN weekends only or by prior arrangement during the hours of 10am to 4pm.

Phone: 07 868 8080

info@butterfly.co.nz

www.butterfly.co.nz


The Crossing Backpackers

Tongariro National Park

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The Crossing Backpackers offers large-scale accommodation solutions for all your school camp and outdoor education needs. We are ideally located between Whakapapa and Turoa, backing onto Tongariro National Park dual world heritage site. With a full commercial kitchen and spacious dining room, you have the option to self-cater or have us cater for you. On our website we have a comprehensive resource section which includes RAMS and a selection of Team-Building Activities for teachers to run with the students.
To enquire or book your group please

P: 07 892 2894
F: 07 892 2876

office@thecrossingbackpackers.co.nz

www.thecrossingbackpackers.co.nz


The Red Boats

Most Popular Party Fishing and Cruising boats in Auckland.

For Schools our DOC -Licensed vessels specialise in:

  • Educational Cruises tailored for students of all ages.
  • Fun activities for wider learning and activity weeks
  • Ferry transport to the Motutapu Island Outdoor Ed Centre
  • Transport to Motuihe Island for tree planting activities and conservation work.
  • Loads of room in our cargo hold for luggage and camping gear.
    PLUS
  • Social Cruises & Fishing Trips for Staff Social Clubs, Functions & Parties.

Ph 0800 Redboats
or go to

www.theredboats.co.nz


Wainui Park YMCA Camp

Mind Body Spirit

Complete Outdoor Adventure Programmes with qualified instructors. Full accommodation and catering facilities making Wainui YMCA the ideal venue for schoolcamps, teambuilding, conferences and conventions.

Teachers contact us to request a school-camps information pack
P: 03 304 8460
F: 03 304 8784

wainui@ymcachch.org.nz

www.ymcachch.org.nz/wainui


YHA New Zealand

New Zealand Youth Hostel Accommodation & Travel

Enquire about your group needs today

YHA offers group accommodation all over New Zealand.
We're a top pick for schools, international students, sports teams, tramping and cycling groups amongst many others. Whatever your group's size or interests, we can look after your group!
- Convenient locations
- Safe and secure hostels
- Designated Groups Coordinators
- We can help you coordinate transport and activities
- Breakfast from only $10 per person at select locations
- Self-catering facilities with fully equipped kitchens
- Everything from sheets to spoons included to make your stay easy
- Accommodation options from dormitories to private rooms
- Great group rates and quality budget accommodation

Freephone: 0800 278 299

groups@yha.co.nz

www.yha.co.nz/schools


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