New Zealand - Ranger Event 2018


2018 Ranger Event

Ranger Event 2018 will be held at Rathkeale College, Masterton Off-site adventures may take place across the country. Like the 2014 Ranger event, Flame, there will be an onsite programme and an offsite adventure which the Rangers participate in. There will be a choice of which onsite activities you can do and a choice of offsite adventure. At Flame, the adventures were varied from horse riding to surfing, cooking to canyoning, water adventures to 4 wheel driving, tall ship sailing, bridge climbing and Rainbows End.  Expect a similar variety of adventures!


When:  5-12 January 2018

             Optional Post-Jamboree tour: 12-18th January 2018


Where:   Masterton, New Zealand 


Who:    Youth members 12 ½ -17, leaders 18+  This means that you will have been born between 1 February 2000 and 1 August 2005, in order to attend as a participant.


How much:   

Event fee (Approx. NZ$900—event fee TBC)

As a guideline only, for girls the previous Ranger event (Flame) was $680 plus the cost of the offsite adventure which ranged in price from that $60 to $250

Optional Post Jamboree tour (NZ$1850)

Please note that event pricing is based on current exchange rates and may vary over time.







Approximate Flight costs Sydney to Wellington


Overseas component of travel insurance


Administration fee


Contingent support account


International Scarf



Optional - itinerary for optional tour of North Island for Jamboree participants January 2018


JAN 12



Our Tour begins with a pickup at 10:00am from Scots College 1 Monorgan Rd, Strathmore Park, Wellington. We travel along the East coast to the art deco city of Napier where we stay the night


JAN 13



Today travel across the Napier Taupo road to the beautiful Lakeside town of Taupo. We visit Huka Falls and have the opportunity to Jet boat on the Waikato River. This afternoon we drive North to the thermal capital of New Zealand Rotorua.


JAN 14



This morning we visit the Geysers, boiling mud, a cultural concert and New Zealand’s native bird the Kiwi at Te Puia, before an action packed afternoon.  We take the gondola up Rotorua’s highest peak and luge to the bottom.


JAN 15



Today we have  some options

OPTION 1  SHWEEB: A Human powered monorail racetrack  Take on your friends and see who has the best pedal power

$85  (two rides)


OPTION 2 ZiplineDuring your 3 hour Canopy Tour we will guide you through this magical place on a 1.2 kilometre network of 6 zip lines, swing bridges and treetop platforms up to 22 metres high in the Canopy of our ancient native forest.



OPTION 3 SELF DRIVE RAILCARTS: Travel through the beautiful Dansey Scenic Reserve on the steep 1:35 gradient railway in your own self-drive RailCruiser between Mamaku and Tarukenga return. With stunning lake views and rolling farmland, the 360° views from your RailCruiser makes this trip the ultimate railway experience. ( No drivers licenses needed ) $76


Or you may wish to have a relaxing day in Rotorua



JAN 16


As we head north to Auckland we stop at Matamata in the rural Waikato and visit Hobbitton, the movie set where the Lord of the Rings and Hobbitt movies were made.


JAN 17


Today we visit the syktower and take in the 360 degree views of Auckland city the’ City of Sails’ We take the opportunity for any last minute shopping and a swim at Mission Bay beach.


JAN 18


Today you leave our beautiful country to make your way home.

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AUSTRALIAN CLOSING DATE:                30th June 2017