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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 Friday 11th June

Kia ora tātou, Good luck to our students playing in the Rockquest finals tonight, especially “The Flying Pigeons of Archytas”, our combined Jazz Band with Nelson College for Girls. Click for full newsletter Ngā mihi nui, R Dykes Headmaster
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Headmasters Newsletter 28 May

Kia ora tātou, We have had another busy 2 weeks, I hope you enjoy the latest edition of our newsletter. latest newsletter Ngā mihi nui, Richard Dykes Headmaster
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Headmasters Newsletter 14 May

Kia ora tātou, Welcome back to term 2. I hope that you and your whānau enjoyed a restful break. I hope you enjoy our latest newsletter Ngā mihi nui, Richard Dykes Headmaster
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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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