Outward Bound Keen On Coromandel Town

Written by on June 2, 2023

By John Freer

Coromandel Town is the chosen location for Outward Bound to establish a new North Island based facility.

Sixty years after being established at Anakiwa in the Marlborough Sounds, the Trust announced today it was looking to establish a second facility – at Coromandel Peninsula.

Acting CEO Simon Graney, confirmed with CFM, that the preferred location is around Coromandel Town.

He said he had already looked at a number of sites and enjoyed cups of tea with people who may have locations available. Discussions have also been held with council staff and iwi.

The aim was to secure a site before the end of this year.

Simon the Trust would spend around $10 million to establish the training facility which they hoped to have operational within two years. An interview with Simon can be heard at cfm.co.nz.


Reader's opinions
  1. Heather Prescott   On   June 2, 2023 at 2:09 pm

    that is so good so many kids have missed out in the past from this area would be lovely to see it in the Coromandel.

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