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Welcome to Nelson College

Founded in 1856 Nelson College takes pride in being New Zealand’s oldest state school with a rich heritage of tradition forming a backdrop to modern educational practice.

The College is situated in a picturesque setting, with excellent facilities for learning, sport, leisure and performing arts. Twenty two hectares of impressive grounds include playing fields, a pool, two gymnasiums, and tennis courts as well as a traditional Hall and modern performing arts facilities.

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Term Dates 2014

Term 1 –  Monday 27 January to Thursday 17 April
Term 2  - Monday 5 May to Friday 4 July
Term 3 – Monday 21 July to Friday 26 September
Term 4 – Monday 13 October to Thursday 4 December (last day for students)

Latest News

  • Nelson College Weather update

  • April 17, 2014
  • All students travelling to RICHMOND area and beyond will be collected from opposite the hospital on Waimea Road. Students travelling Hira, Atawhai, Dodson Valley etc will...
  • April Newsletter 2014

  • April 16, 2014
  • Message from the Headmaster Dear Parents/Caregivers The overall atmosphere in the College continues to be settled and firmly focussed on class work and I thank all...
  • March Newsletter 2014

  • March 15, 2014
  • Message from the Headmaster Dear Parents/Caregivers It is my pleasure to welcome all boys back to the College and a special welcome to new boys.  The year has started...

Events

NC Swimming Championships, Riverside Pool

May 6, 2014 - 01:30 PM Sports

Calendar

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  • Thailand Student Visit - 28 Mar to 19 Apr
  • All DayYear 10MK Camp at Mataki (BW)
  • 08:45 AMHomeroom
  • 11:15 AMStudent Assembly
  • 01:30 PMChemistry Scholarship Tutorials, Lunchtime (RI)
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  • Leadership in the Hall, Period 5
  • All DayYr 11 Geog Field Trip
  • Thailand Student Visit - 28 Mar to 19 Apr
  • All DayYear 10MK Camp at Mataki (BW)
  • 08:25 AMStaff Briefing, 8.25-8.40 am
  • 08:45 AMHomeroom
  • 09:55 AMOtago Uni Jnr Maths Competition
  • 11:15 AMFormal Assembly
  • 01:30 PMCalculus Scholarship Tutorial
  • 03:00 PMDAY BOY PARENT/TEACHER INTERVIEWS
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  • Thailand Student Visit - 28 Mar to 19 Apr
  • All DayYear 10MK Camp at Mataki (BW)
  • 08:45 AMHomeroom
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  • Thailand Student Visit - 28 Mar to 19 Apr
  • 08:25 AMStaff Briefing, 8.25-8.40 am
  • 08:45 AMHomeroom
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  • 08:45 AMHomeroom
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  • Thailand Student Visit - 28 Mar to 19 Apr
  • 08:25 AMStaff Briefing, 8.25-8.40 am
  • 08:45 AMHomeroom
  • 01:15 PMPPTA Paid Union Meeting
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  • 08:45 AMHomeroom
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  • Thailand Student Visit - 28 Mar to 19 Apr
  • 08:45 AMHomeroom
  • 04:00 PMNC 1st XV vs Scots College
  • 05:00 PMWellington Old Boys' Association Function
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  • 08:45 AMHomeroom
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  • Thailand Student Visit - 28 Mar to 19 Apr
  • 08:45 AMHomeroom
  • NC 1st XV vs Rongotai College
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  • All DayYear 12 Biology Field Trip, Maitai River
  • Thailand Student Visit - 28 Mar to 19 Apr
  • 08:25 AMStaff Briefing, 8.25-8.40 am
  • 08:45 AMHomeroom
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  • Thailand Student Visit - 28 Mar to 19 Apr
  • 08:25 AMStaff Briefing, 8.25-8.40 am
  • 08:45 AMHomeroom
  • 02:00 PMYear 9 Homeroom Cup Competition
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