Knowing God

We believe it is possible to know God. Not only that, but God wants to know us! Find out what it means to have a relationship with God.

Exploring Christianity

A six-part series looking closer into the basics of Christianity.

Answers to Common Questions

Articles providing insight into Christianity.

Student Life Media

A collection of Student Life videos about a range of topics, from stress to identity, love to faith and many more.

For New Christians

Some things to help as you begin your walk with Jesus.

Resources for Christian Growth

Resources providing useful insight into living the life God calls us to live.

Action Group Resources

Resources to help you teach others about Jesus, covering a wide range of topics and seeking to show how Jesus did ministry.

All Projects

Learn more about any of our summer mission project locations.

Nelson Beach Project

Grow your faith, make some new friends and do something special this New Years at Nelson Beach Project.

Urban Summer

Reach the heart of New Zealand's largest city and engage with the communities surrounding central Auckland.

Southside Summer

Serve the communities in South Auckland, with the gospel being lived out in practical ways

Ultimate Training Camp

Learn to integrate life, faith and sport over a week of physical, mental, and spiritual challenge that will change your life!

Here I Am, Send Me

Our Projects

View all the summer projects on offer this year



Head to the application site to start your application


Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to your commonly asked questions about our projects




Summer projects are Student Life's equivalent of mission trips that run over the summer holidays. It is one of the few events in the year that sees students from each of the universities around New Zealand get together as one for an extended period of time. There is no other time in your life quite like this when you will be able to freely take time to go on a mission trip—you have no lectures, flexible time, no kids.

In line with our mission to grow Christ-centred labourers who will be sent out into the world with the gospel, students commit a small portion of their summer holidays to reach a subgroup of people, whether that is within NZ or overseas. We want to give everyone an opportunity to respond to the gospel, and we are willing to take action and go out to the masses to bring the gospel and demonstrate Jesus's love to them.

Summer projects provide an environment for students to continue thriving in their faith over the long summer break. This can often be a time where time is unaccounted for and can be better invested in eternal things. On a summer project, you can expect to be trained in evangelism and discipleship and be able to put that into action right away. It is super fun to be able to do this with others who are at a similar point in their faith journey and we guarantee you will make friends for life!


It all begins with a step of faith. Get started by applying for a summer mission project! 


You could witness God changing lives around the globe. This summer could be that summer that you experience a closer walk with God, a summer that develops you as a follower of Christ with skills and friendships that you’ll have for life.


Embark with us for just one week or up to 6 weeks where you will…

►  go with a team of other students from around NZ

►  share the gospel

►  grow closer to God

►  experience a community of Jesus-followers

►  experience God using you 

►  see the world through God’s eyes

►  learn to articulate the gospel to anybody, anywhere



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