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Corporate health and wellbeing programs

Outdoorsy NZ can inject some sunshine into your corporate health and wellbeing program. These days, we lead increasingly technological lives. It’s becoming critical to counterbalance the digital overload with quality time outdoors. Have fun with your staff in our…

WE HELP MUMS FIT MORE OF THE OUTSIDE IN

Want to feel adventurous, raise outdoorsy kids, and develop an energetic, happy sense of well-being? Hi, I’m Michelle, outdoorsy mama to two exuberant young boys. You are in the right place! I understand how easy it is to lose…

Takeaways from the Forest & Bird NZ national conference

There’s a remarkable amount of energy created when you fill an auditorium with like-minded people. Now, if only we could harness THAT and use it for carbon credits! Recently I attended Forest & Bird’s national conference held at Te…

Hiking to the Pinnacles hut with kids

The Pinnacles hut, located near Thames in the Coromandel Forest Park, is a great hut to visit with children in tow. Sleeping 80 people¬†in two large, airy bunkrooms, it is the largest Department of Conservation hut in the country.…

INSPIRATION SERIES – Coast to Coast with Germaine Srhoy

Every year in New Zealand, there are tons of fantastic outdoor events held throughout the country. From trail running, to mountain biking, orienteering to kayaking, sometimes all of the above, and all in spectacular settings, these events are challenging…

Just GO! Get Outdoors Week

New Zealanders are blessed with one of the most exciting ‘backyards’ on the planet, perfect for family adventures. This week it is being celebrated by NZ’s outdoor recreation, outdoor safety, and tourism community. GO (Get Outdoors) week is an…

How to encourage your kids to hike

Hiking with your kids can be so rewarding. It can also be a total mission! But persevere. Some of the best conversations I’ve ever had with my littles have been out in nature, examining things together. They really engage,…

The Hollyford Track, Fiordland

How is it that there can be places which are completely overwhelming, and totally calming at the same time? Recently, Mum and I hiked down the verdant Hollyford Valley. This gem of a track begins near Milford Sound in…

How to find more TIME to get outdoors

Coming up with practical ways to get more quality time outdoors either with your kids, your friends, your partner, or by yourself is a challenge well worth tackling. There’s a heck of a lot of evidence out there proving…