Staff

Contact us at

+64 3 329 9076

Alan Haslip (Managing Director)

Alan Haslip

 

Alan is a passionate climber, mountaineer and explorer. Alan believes that education in the outdoors is more than a subject “it’s a pedagogy in its own right” and a way of life.

Qualifications & Awards:

Bachelor of Adventure Recreation and Outdoor Education (ARA, Christchurch), NZOIA Alpine 1, MSC BAA, MSC Avalanche 1, NZOIA Bush Leader, NZOIA Bush 1, NZOIA Bush 2, NZOIA Rock 1, NZOIA Rock lead climbing endorsement, NZOIA Rock 2, NZOIA Assessor -Bush, Rock & Abseil Leader, NZ Driver Class 1 ‘p’ endorsement, PHEC first aid, International expedition Leader.

 

 

 

 

Sarah English (Managing Director)

Outdoor Education New Zealand
Sarah English

 

Sarah’s passion lies in the bush, mountains and rock. Sarah believes the most powerful learning experiences come through challenge and adventure.

 

Qualifications & Awards:

Bachelor of Adventure Recreation and Outdoor Education, Diploma in Adventure Instructing and Guiding, NZOIA Bush1, NZOIA Rock1, NZOIA Bush leader assessor, NZOIA Rock Leader assessor, NZOIA Abseil Leader assessor, Backcountry Avalanche Risk Management, PHEC first aid.

 

 

Our Instructors

We have a number instructors throughout New Zealand. Our instructors are highly qualified and professional outdoors people with a passion for education and adventure.

 

Kieran Mckay

OENZ- Outdoor Education New Zealand
Keiran MaKay

 

Kieran is one of  New Zealand’s most prolific and well known cavers. He has some remarkable achievements to his name including discovering the deepest cave system in the southern hemisphere. Kieran has more than 30 years experience in the New Zealand outdoors.

 

Qualifications & Awards:

NZOIA Cave1, NZOIA Cave2, NZOIA Cave Assessor, NZOIA Rock1, NZOIA Alpine1, NZOIA Alpine2, NZOIA Bush2, New Zealand drivers licence class 1&2, Wilderness first aid.

 

 

 

 

Kevin Pasco

OENZ- Outdoor Education New Zealand
Kevin Pasco

Kevin has worked in the outdoors industry for 12 years now for a variety of organizations. These days he works as a freelance contracting instructor and loves the variety and flexibility this offers. He loves providing opportunities for people to experience adventures and his overall philosophy is “Keep it Real.”

 

Qualifications & Awards:

NZOIA Bush 2, NZOIA Rock 1, NZOIA Sea Kayak Guide, NZOIA Cave 1, NZ Drivers Licence Class 1 & 2 + P Endorsement, PHEC 1st Aid.

 

 

Jo Thompson

OENZ- Outdoor Education New Zealand
Jo Thomson

 

Qualifications & Awards:

NZOIA Rock1, NZOIA Rock2, NZOIA Rock Assessor, NZOIA Bush1, NZOIA Bush2, NZOIA Bush Assessor, PHEC first aid, New Zealand Drivers licence

 

 

 

 

Billy Mclndoe

OENZ- Outdoor Education New Zealand
William Mcloude (Billy)

 

Qualifications & Awards:

Bachelor of Sustainability and Outdoor Education- CPIT, Certificate in Adventure Recreation- CPIT, Diploma in Environmental and Outdoor Leadership- CPIT, MSC Avalanche Awareness, NZOIA Bush1, NZOIA rock1, NZOIA Rock lead climbing endorsement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marika Squires

OENZ- Outdoor Education New Zealand
Marika Squires

 

Qualifications & Awards:

High Ropes course certificate- Horizons,  New Zealand Drivers licence class 1, First aid certificate.

 

 

 

 

Martin Leslie

OENZ- Outdoor Education New Zealand
Martin Leslie

Martin has 24 years secondary teaching experience, with a special interest in outdoor and sustainability education which he has taught the last 13 years. He especially enjoys fostering in others a connection with and appreciation of the natural world through adventure in the outdoors.

Qualifications & Awards:

Master of Applied Science, Diploma of Teaching, NZOIA Bush 1, MSC Avalanche 1, PHEC first aid, New Zealand drivers licence class 1 P endorsement

 

 

 

 

Michael Power

 

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Molly Ngatia

 

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Ebony Maikuku

 

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Andy Follows

 

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Rebecca Bailey

 

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Maike Walther

 

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Casual/Seasonal employment

If you are an Outdoor Instructor and would like to work for us in the upcoming  summer session, please contact our office for positions available.
We are always on the lookout for great people to join our team.