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Young Men Taking Their Place in the World

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Kura Tamatāne o Whakatū

Nelson College is an innovative boys’ school founded in 1856. The 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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Distance Learning Plan Live Document

The Prime Minister announced on Monday 23rd March that we have now moved to Level 3 and then...
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New Headmaster for Nelson College

  Kia ora On behalf of the Nelson College Board I am pleased to announce the appointment...
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Nelson College & NCG Open Doors event (CANCELLED)

Kia ora Kāhui ako whānau Due to the current COVID-19 situation it has been decided to cancel...
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Year 9 Meet the Teachers Evening Information

Year 9 whānau were invited to an information evening on Tuesday 25th February. An evening for...
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