Services Academy


Location: SANTOFT Forest, Turakina Beach, Whanganui, run by NZDF

The NZDF youth Development unit (YDU) will be conducting a Central Regions Services Academy Bush Craft course over the period of Monday 19th – 23 June 2017. The course will include students from Horowhenua, Makoura, Trident, Wairoa, Wanganui and Tongariro.

The aim is to provide Students with skills and knowledge with Bush craft skills in order to develop the character and competence to effectively and safely enjoy NZ Bush conditions. Students will be taught basic Navigation, bush and basic survival skills and gain NCEA evidence for unit standard 425 and 426 (Camping and Tramping)