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Wed, 17 Oct


Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre

40th Anniversary Celebration

This October we will be celebrating 40 years of developing outdoor education and recreation programmes for the youth of Canterbury. Our mission is to provide opportunities for physical activity and personal and social development utilising the facilitation of adventure activities.

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40th Anniversary Celebration
40th Anniversary Celebration

Time & Location

17 Oct 2018, 6:20 pm – 22 Oct 2018, 9:40 pm

Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre, Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre Magdalen Valley Road, Poplars Range, New Zealand

About The Event

We will be acknowledging the

• visionary founders who 45 years ago came up with the idea of providing a ‘mountain hut’ and outdoor education experiences for the young people of North Canterbury and Belfast, and

• the trustees, managers, instructors, cadets, guardians and volunteers who have made the Boyle a leading provider of outdoor education in NZ

Planning is progressing for the three celebration events. They are

• A dinner in Rangiora on Wednesday 17th October

• A lunch with associated activities at the Boyle on Saturday 20th October

• A weekend gathering at the Boyle over Labour weekend

The Dinner

• Hosted at Rossburn in Rangiora

• Dinner, drinks and speeches 6.30p to 10pm

• Tickets at $40 are available by registering or contacting Arthur Sutherland at

The Boyle weekend

• Special lunch provided with acknowledgement speeches

• The current Boyle staff are providing instructor-led activities on the Saturday and Sunday.

• There is no charge for the accommodation at the Boyle. Bookings are through

• Catered meals with be provided-Breakfast ($10pp) on Saturday, Sunday and Monday; Lunch ($15) on Sunday; and evening meal ($20) on Saturday and Sunday

• Silent auction- bid for items that have been donated by our suppliers.

• Hydrophobia Rain Jacket value is $569.00

• MT410G beacon value is $400.00

• PJ's Pies

• Mt Beautiful Wine value is $260.00

• Tendon Lowe 9.7 x 60m Dry Climbing Rope value is $250.00


  • Boyle River 40th Celebration

    This is for the Wednesday the 17th of October Dinner function in Rangiora

    Sale ended
  • Weekend at the Boyle

    This is for the weekend including activities at the Boyle. 20-22 of October.

    Sale ended



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