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Nelson College remembrance for the Christchurch terror victims

Nelson College plans for Friday 22 March. Our Year 13 boys (190) will be at the Muslim centre at 12.30 today they will sing a waiata, perform our haka join the circle of hands + observe the 2 minutes silence. The rest of the school will leave class at the end of period 4 (1.25pm)...

College Counsellors reach out to students

As a community we have taken a range of actions and are planning more in response to this ghastly event in Christchurch on Friday 15 March. Mr O’Shea has emailed all parents (link to this).  A student led assembly will also address this matter and we have other student led...

Headmasters address to students following Christchurch event on Friday

Kia ora koutou Please read this link to my assembly speech from this morning as the staff and boys of the College gathered to reflect on the enormity of Fridays events. The horrific events of Friday in Christchurch are completely unprecedented in a country that we have considered...

SENIOR DANCE – Wednesday 20 March @Nelson College

Wednesday night (20 March) we are having our first SENIOR DANCE for 2019. It will be from 7.00pm – 9.00pm in our school HALL. Tickets are on sale Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (18th to 20th March) from college Crush Hall during interval and lunchtime for $6. There will be...

Academic Colours for NCEA 2018

Academic Colours Assembly today (Wednesday 13th March), with Mr O’Shea presenting certificates to students who have gained NCEA Level 1 Endorsed with Excellence, NCEA Level 2 Endorsed with Merit, and NCEA Level 2 with Excellence. Congratulations to students for this huge...

Kaiteriteri 6 hour Mountain Bike Relay

Kaiteriteri Weekender’ on April 13th-14th Saturday 13th – 6 hour Mountain Bike team relay  – teams of 3-4 or the extra keen can go solo! Big emphasis on fun and dress up! 10yrs plus. Sunday April 14th – Enduro and Whip Off (jump competition)  13yrs plus Check...

House Athletics – Monday 11 March (school finish Noon)

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Boarding Parent Teacher interviews from 1.30pm -3.30pm Classes finish at noon for teachers to prepare for interviews.    

Junior Dance – Tickets on sale

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Junior Dance this Wednesday 13 March at NCG from 7.00pm – 9.00pm. First dance of the year tickets on sale in the Crush Hall Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at interval and lunchtime for $6.00. No door sales


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It is a busy term so here are the urgent sports notices. Please ensure boys are reading the daily notices and listening in assembly so they don’t miss out on any opportunities. ROWING If you have ever wanted to be the leader of a rowing crew, now is your chance. We need a novice...

Welcome to Term 1 2019 – newsletter

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