Four of our students had the opportunity to complete an amazing five-island kayak adventure trip during the summer break, thanks to a collaboration between MERC and Auckland Sea Kayaks, who support young people in leadership. The students say it was a tough journey but also a rewarding and transformative experience.
The group travelled across the Hauraki Gulf to Rangitoto Island, then along the coastline to Home Bay on Motatapu Island. After an overnight camp at Motatapu, the adventurers headed to Saint Heliers via Motuihi and Browns Islands.
Content and photo credit: Holly Bagwell, Year 12