Life Changing Experiences for young people with Disabilities.


Recreate NZ provides programmes across Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty & Christchurch for young people with disabilities. From cycling the Otago Rail Trail to a night out for dinner and a movie, we have something for everyone.

Check out our programme streams below to find something that's right for you!

We Live & Breathe the great outdoors. From Seeking Summits for the thrill seekers  to Adventure Camps and Multi-day Adventures, we'll help you develop and master specific outdoor skills from the snow to the sea. 

Adventure Programmes - Go on a camp, climb a mountain, master safe and fun new skills with qualified instructors.

Whether you're after a fun night out, a day with friends or a safe, relaxing weekend away, we have you covered. Our Urban events, Short Breaks and Mothers retreats have it all!

Holiday Programmes to see the local sights with great people, or Getaways for a multi-day experience somewhere new. We know how to have a good time. Join us!

Want to try your hand at something new? Our Life Skills and Moxie Programmes will develop your skills and help you prepare for greater independence, the workplace and a successful life.

Social Opportunities - Relaxing Weekends, Urban youth Evenings, Short Breaks, Mothers Retreats
Recreational Opportunities
Educational Programmes like Moxie or Life Skills prepare our yong people for greater success in the workplace.

 "Robert has just finished his first semester at MIT, something he would never have considered attempting if it hadn’t have been for attending the recreate programmes these last few years."


Connect with us on Facebook and Instagram to stay up to date with our latest adventures. We get out and about with our 350 participants all over the country, so there's always something new to see.


"You have been and continue to be a godsend to me." - Caroline


We couldn't do what we do without the incredible support of our generous sponsors. Thank you so much for the contributions you've made to the lives of our young people! You're amazing!




Auckland Council


Blue Sky Community Trust
The Southern Trust
NZ Community Trust
Trusts Community Foundation
The Lion Foundation
Mazda Foundation
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