Elena Piere


Student Services and Communications Coordinator


Born in Canada, raised in the states, Elena now calls Dunedin home after moving with her family at age 9. Elena studied outdoor education in Dunedin before traveling and working through Asia, Canada, the USA and Australia. She is a passionate rock climber, mountain biker and skier, a part time artist, and mother to a precocious little boy. She loves coffee, cooking and good books.

Photo Contest Winners!

Elena Piere June 23, 2017

The end of semester North and South Island photo and video competitions took place the past couple weeks, coinciding with the end of classes for semester one students The judges had their work cut out for them to choose the category and overall winners… More

Staying Safe in the Outdoors

Elena Piere May 3, 2017

Photo credit: Peter Connolly  You have landed in New Zealand and are ready to tick off as many of those Lord of the Ring vistas as you can. There are so many adventures to plan, sunrises to chase and lakes to swim in. In a country where there are no… More

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