SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE TRUST IS A NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANISATION EMPOWERING YOUNG NEW ZEALANDERS TO REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL THROUGH THE CHALLENGE OF THE SEA.
Spirit of New Zealand is a 45m barquentine-rigged sail-training vessel.
Based in Auckland, New Zealand, she takes youth aged 16-18 years on 10-Day Development Voyages.
To empower young New Zealanders to reach their full potential through the challenge of the sea.
EXCELLENCE: by aiming high and persevering in the face of difficulties
INTEGRITY: which involves being honest, responsible, accountable and acting ethically
IMPACT: making a difference socially and emotionally
ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY: care for the environment
INNOVATION: by thinking critically, creatively and reflectively
DIVERSITY: as found in our cultures, languages, and heritages
COMMUNITY AND PARTICIPATION: for the common good
EQUITY: through fairness, social justice and citizenship
We are comprised of a team of individuals on the ship and in the support office who are passionate, proud and embody the essence of the Spirit of Adventure Trust in every light. We take pride in our New Zealand roots and are deeply connected to the history, culture and heritage of New Zealand.