10 Nov One of 40 inspiring alumni aged 40 and under

Becoming a teacher was never a career option William Pike had considered. A three times national water polo champion at school, a keen sportsman and someone who loved the outdoors, his education was focused much more outside rather than inside the classroom, freely admitting that he “didn’t take school too seriously.” Leaving school and securing a job at a local dive shop seemed a good fit with his interests until a friend suggested William join him at teachers college....

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Media Release - Inspiring Explorers

03 Feb Media Release – Inspiring Explorers

Media release for immediate use, Thursday 2 February 2017 Inspiring trip of a lifetime for young Kiwi ‘explorers’ Four young New Zealanders are about to embark on a journey others only dream of – to Antarctica. The group has been hand-picked from more than 100 applicants for the Antarctic Heritage Trust’s second Inspiring Explorers’ Expedition and includes some well-known Kiwis. William Pike is a sought-after inspirational speaker who lost his leg during the 2007 Mt Ruapehu eruption. He is now...

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