Combining outdoor education with adventure activities
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
Contact us today for more information.
Our interactive Hand-On History education programme, featuring the historically preserved goldmining town of Arrowtown, is designed to enrich and enhance the New Zealand curriculum. Students will experience first-hand and interactive learning in an authentic environment. All programme options are activity based, designed to suit all stages and styles of learning and all link clearly to the Social Studies Curriculum strands.
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.
Puzzling World is a world-unique attraction with the theme of anything puzzling! Crazy buildings, Illusion Rooms & Roman Toilets must be seen to be believed and the Great Maze, the world’s first ‘modern-styled’ maze is a fun challenge for all ages. Onsite Cafe and large Puzzle Shop (with web-shop orders possible too). Enquire about our school group rates, plus we have many more activity sheet options and we supply Risk Assessment sheets.
NZ Surf Academy Coaching & Camps for Term-time & Holidays Locations: Auckland (Tawharanui/Orewa) Northland-wide & Mount Maunganui in the Bay of Plenty.
NZ 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 NZ 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: NZ Surf Academy ‘Beach Days’, Day Trips, Surf Tours, School Camps, Electives, NCEA Surfing Credits, Holiday Programmes