Anakiwa Outward Bound Village

Well – if Methven can be Methven Mt Hutt Village – why not?

There are several publications that record the history of this area up until about the late 60’s. But many of the real stories have been unreported since the early 50’s.

The whole of the Grove Arm has been my playground since 1960 when my parents retired to Becks Bay.

The Sisson family home at Becks Bay in 1960

Which resulted in

Mum, Dad and best friend going fishing

And between visits to the amazing Tirimoana Hotel, I started building my first boat.

I vividly recall my Mum being quite concerned about the proposal to site the Marsden Point Oil Refinery at Linkwater. About the same time Outward Bound setup in Anakiwa. “The world is surely about to end”.

Anakiwa in 1986

work in progress

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