Open Day

The annual open day provides interested cadets and or their families to come and learn about the school and its live-in facilities.

The 2024 Open Day will be held on Saturday 8th June 2024, from 9.00am to 12.00noon.

If you miss our Open Day – please contact us as we can arrange for you to visit Otiwhiti Station and have a look around, ask questions from our current cadets and meet the Otiwhiti farm Team.

Application/Selection Process

Applicants must be between 16 and under 20 years of age and studying in at least their third year of secondary education.

In August/September all applicants will be advised whether or not they have been selected for interview.

Interview dates and time, will be advised.

Applications close on 19th July 2024. 

An application Form (as below)  and all the required documentation must be completed and sent to LBT’s Head Office.

Potential cadets will be interviewed by the course selection committee.

If you supply any  information submitted in support of the application,  we will need 10 copies of each additional page for it to be considered by the Selection committee.

Please post to:

Land Based Training

191 St Hill Street / PO Box 689



Otiwhiti Course Content 2024 Prospectus

Otiwhiti Application Form 2024

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