National Outdoors Hui 2019: Spring Forward

1908 Outdoors Hui banner

The Outdoors Hui: Spring Forward will provide an opportunity for leaders and managers to gather and discuss matters of strategic significance for the industry as a whole. Presentations will be around the theme of collective resilience and change for a positive future.

This small, grassroots event will follow a "town hall" format in which a broad range of speakers will be invited to take the stage. The programme will include:

  • Speaker sessions
  • Opportunities for networking, discussion and socialising
  • Lunch, snacks and post-event drinks
  • Award presentation

The Outdoors Hui will take place on Saturday 2 November 2019, at the Skills Active offices in Wellington

Tickets to this event are $60 each. Please contact Alicja to RSVP. 


Speakers will include:

Grant Davidson

Skills Active

A new vocational training system

Andrew Leslie

Recreation Aotearoa

Future initiatives and engagement in outdoor recreation

Fiona McDonald


NCEA and achievement standards reform

Geoff Barry


SportNZ, active recreation and youth engagement

Mike Daisley

Mountain Safety Council

Change, evolution and the transformation of a national organisation

Sam Newton

Recreation Aotearoa

The Living Standards concept and the outdoors manifesto 

Steve Campbell

Youth Search and Rescue

New kids on the block, engaging youth

Nathan Watson

Mountain Safety Council

Lessons from alpine tramping research 

Jane Zintle

Ara Taiohi

Mana Taiohi, the new look principles of youth development