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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.

 

OUR MISSION

To empower young New Zealanders to reach their full potential through the challenge of the sea.

 

OUR VALUES

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.