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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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Headmaster’s Newsletter – 27th November

Kia ora koutou Another jam packed fortnightly newsletter ready for you to enjoy. Keeping you up...
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Senior Prizegiving

A special and emotional event for our school and for many senior students who are finishing...
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Headmasters Newsletter – 6 November

Kia ora koutou Here is our latest fortnightly Headmaster’s Newsletter is now ready for you to...
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Co-Curricular Prize Giving

Nelson College held our first major Prize Giving today. Awarding our top achievers in our...
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