Sir Edmund Hillary Outdoors Education Trust

Sir Edmund Hillary Outdoors Education Trust

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Sir Edmund Hillary was the first Patron of Hillary Outdoors, giving his name to an organisation that in his words is “one of the most worthwhile undertakings in New Zealand.”

Hillary Outdoors has been offering outdoor education programmes for almost 50 years!

Our commitment is to the youth of New Zealand – providing them with skills to enable them to develop as individuals and as part of a team.

We are a Not-For-Profit organisation and depend on the generosity of grants, donations, and partnerships.

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Life changing NZ outdoor education experiences via programmes that inspire young people.

Charitable trust established in 1972 by Graeme Dingle with Sir Edmund Hillary as original patron. In the spirit of these inspirational leaders, the organisation introduces people to the NZ outdoors and participants explore the potential within themselves. Through Hillary Outdoors programmes, skills such as teamwork, leadership are developed, sowing the seed for change, like greater independence and self-esteem. There are two centres based in magnificient remote locations; Tongariro and Great Barrier Island. The organisation also runs a nationwide programme of multi-sport events for secondary school students.

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