HNI offers interested Year 8s the opportunity to apply to take part in the William Pike Challenge Award (WPC). 

The WPC is a youth development programme, with a vision to grow resilient, confident and connected kiwi kids aged 11-14 years old.  WPC is a year-long programme & includes :

-  5 outdoor activities

-  20 hours Community Service 

-  20 hours  Passion Projects

Visit www.williampikechallenge.co.nz for more information;  WPC  @ HNI Information is available from HNI Office.  WPC Application online form will be available via Student Site - see WPC tab and Student Notices for link. 

WPC activities outline

April - Orienteering at Keirunga Gardens with HBOC

May - High Ropes at Guthrie Smith Tutira 

JuneJuly - Tough Guy n' Gal at Clifton 

Mid Sept - Sunrise Hut day hikes 

Late Oct - Overnight hike to Te Puia - max. 25 in group 

Mid November - Rafting Mohaka river