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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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Headmasters Newsletter 16 April

Kia ora tātou Here is the last newsletter for the end of  Term 1. http://bit.ly/NCNewsWk11T121 I hope that you and your whānau get to enjoy a rest over the school holidays.  It’s been a long and busy term.  Thanks to everyone who has led events, teams, etc for our rangatahi. Travel safely if...
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Headmasters Newsletter – Week 9

Kia ora tātou, Congratulations to our young men who were away last week at Summer Tournament, representing the college in Touch Rugby, Volleyball and Rowing. Wishing you all a safe and happy Easter break. Remember that the school is also closed on Tuesday 6th April. Link to our Week 9...
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Headmasters Newsletter Week 7

Kia ora Link to our latest newsletter for you to catch up our very busy recent events and achievements. Day student Parent Teacher Interviews are coming up fast so make sure that you get your bookings in to see your son’s teachers. Dates: Monday 29th and Wednesday 31st March Time: 3.00pm...
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Headmasters Newsletter Week 5

Kia ora Link to our latest newsletter for you to catch up on recent events. Please note upcoming shortened days due to Parent Teacher Interviews: Boarding Students: Monday 15th March, classes finish at Noon Day Students: Monday 29th and Wednesday 31st March, classes finish at 1.25pm   Ngā...
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