Te Arawa Journey retraces the tupuna journeys of Tamatekapua, Ngatoroirangi and Ihenga from Maketu to Tongariro. The outdoor pursuits and life skills journey is designed as a preventative youth work programme.
Our primary objective is to provide a cultural and activity based programme for youth. We teach skills that will encourage young people to engage and challenge their capabilities.
The target age group for our Te Arawa Journey programme is 10 to 15 years. All youth welcome.
The Okareka Outdoor Centre based at Boyes Beach, Lake Okareka and offers team building activities, waka, kayaking and paddling for schools, corporates and international visitors
paddling events and opportunities to suit all age groups
Breakaway Holiday Programme is for young people aged between 11 - 17 years old who would not normally be given the opportunity to attend a holiday programme. Participants are involved in a wide range of activities which include small, achievable challenges.
A four-day water safety programme, teaching tamariki water safety on our lakes and moana, telling Te Arawa stories around wai.
Rotorua Waka Festival is back and packed with fun for the whanau for the whole of March 2K21. We'll be bringing you everything from traditional Waka to competitive Waka and everything in between.
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