Adventure Sport and Environment

  • Adventure Sport and Environment
    Kayaking across Doubtful Sound in Fiordland National Park (Photo courtesy of Olivia Schultheis, USA, Study Abroad).



The Adventure Sport and Environment minor will appeal to students with an interest in adventure and outdoor education courses.

There will be an emphasis of Te Tiriti o Waitangi the Treaty of Waitangi, and Aotearoa New Zealand’s bicultural history, with study based around the nature of contemporary realities of Māori society eg, Tikanga and kawa, and te reo Māori.

A 100-level course, Land Journeys and Ethics will explore the historical and contemporary contexts for land-based journeying. Students will develop practical skills that will form the basis for a series of journeys ranging from urban areas to wilderness. The Adventure Sport and Environment minor also includes courses such as Rock Climbing, Paddlesports, and the Analysis of Expeditioning, and offers a strong pathway for suitably capable students into the Master of Sport Science.

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College of Education, Health and Human Development | Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora

Phone +64 3 369 3333

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College of Education, Health and Human Development | Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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