At Outward Bound the course-rooms are rivers and forests and the lessons are adventures. But the real journey is not a physical one. Like the motto says, it’s about finding out “there is more in you”, developing your strengths, understanding your weaknesses and setting goals for the future.
Like-minded apprentices from across a group of ITOs will attend a three-week course this year in June.
Congratulations to the following BCITO apprentices who are successful applicants this year, and a big thumbs up to their employers for helping to make this possible:
Brett Miller, Christie Builders & Joiners Ltd, Napier
Bruno Barnes, Akarana Timbers Ltd, Auckland
Connor Cleary-Torr, Express Glass and Aluminium, Paraparaumu
Jayden Holmes, Viridian Glass, Tauranga
Joshua Toetoe, J R Van Tiel Bricklaying, Auckland
Lee Watkins, BOP Memorials Ltd, Tauranga
Lundun Vao, Lovich Floors Ltd, Auckland
Manaaki Gage, Get Plastered, Christchurch
Marshall Watkins, The Old Pole Factory Tile Shop, Hawera
Olivia Broderick, Gemco Trades Ltd, Havelock North
Sarah Atkin, Scottys Construction, Lower Hutt
Shevonne Evans, Gateway Glass & Aluminium Ltd, Tokoroa
Will Wara, Formstress Precast Ltd, Waiuku
You’ll come back changed, and we don’t just mean sunburnt with sore thigh muscles. You’ll be strangers when you arrive at Outward Bound and life-long friends when you leave.
Good luck and give it your all - we look forward to hearing your stories when you return.
Formstress Precast Concrete has been producing precast concrete in Auckland, New Zealand for more than 50 years. During Greg Johnston’s time at the helm of the company, he has focused on pushing his employees to excel – both in and out of the workplace.
Glenn Munro from Properly Plastered in Christchurch has a theory on why having women in his team works.