Tailored Program Design
ExpedNZ specialises in creating unique experiential learning programs in collaboration with like minded international education organisations.
We create meaningful experiential education programs for young people, using the diverse and inspiring wilderness of New Zealand as a platform. Let us take your students on a journey of discovery, allowing them to connect with nature, to other cultures and most importantly to connect with themselves.
It is our vision to inspire positive change through experiential learning programs.
Core Program Themes
These themes are woven seamlessly together throughout our experiential learning programs to maximize the opportunity for personal growth.
Our design process involves a lot of listening. We listen to what the needs of your group are and how we can bring alive and embed your curriculum into an ExpedNZ program. We will ask you to specify learning objectives and goals. We in turn tailor the program and activities to elevate these objectives.
Programs are tailored to the number of days and group size that aligns with partner program needs. 10-15 days and between 10 and up to 40 students are the more typical program lengths and sizes.
To assist visualizing an ExpedNZ program we have a range of sample programs that can be a good starting point for discussion and collaboration. View our range of Sample Programs.
ExpedNZ is unique in the program options we can offer international groups. We are the only outdoor provider in New Zealand to deliver such a range of adventure based activites, paired with New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) accreditation and National Park concessions. We have a 35 year history of delivering impactful experiential education focused programs for New Zealand youth.
To create education magic we align our international programs with our New Zealand programs. What this means is your students have a truly immersive and authentic cultural exchange. This is where we see the transforming and positive impact of experiential learning come into effect.
Peace of Mind
Our international partners can feel assured with our nationally recognised education and safety accreditation credentials. New Zealand is held up as a role model for outdoor risk management within the outdoor industry.
ExpedNZ is the international division of Whenua Iti Outdoors, our not-for-profit parent education organisation. Our primary focus is education not tourism, our mandate is social not commercial. 100% of profit from ExpedNZ programs goes to the Whenua Iti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the organisation.
What is included?
From the moment groups touch down in New Zealand we take care of everything until the moment we sadly say goodbye, or as we like to say in NZ - Ka kite ano | See you again!
All accommodation, catering, expert facilitation, specialist outdoor equipment, concessions and bookings associated with the program are included.
For answers to our more frequently asked questions visit our FAQ page.