That people in New Zealand have lifelong opportunity for meaningful experiences and learning in the outdoors
EONZ is a national professional organisation supporting education outside the classroom (EOTC) and education outdoors.
Read our EONZ Position Statement on EOTC
We believe all young people in Aotearoa New Zealand should have quality Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC) and outdoor learning experiences that are facilitated by competent and capable educators.
We believe that quality learning through EOTC scaffolds core values of integrity, respect, inclusion, diversity, equity, care for self and others, and the importance of ecological sustainability in authentic and meaningful in ways.
We are committed to advocating, promoting and supporting EOTC across educative settings, in all schools, across all areas and demographics.
We are committed to fostering for quality EOTC that educates for a sustainable future.
A nationally elected executive committee works on behalf of the membership, carrying both governance responsibilities and key roles and responsibilities across a range of EONZ activities. An executive officer works in a full-time capacity from a home office.
Find our EONZ Constitution (2014)
We can provide you with expert advice, resources and networking opportunities. We have the ability to construct and deliver professional development and training that includes:
Annual Report for the year ending Dec 31, 2018, presented at the 2019 AGM
Annual Report for the year ending Dec 31, 2017, presented at the 2018 AGM
Annual Report for the year ending Dec 31, 2016, presented at the 2017 AGM