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End of Term 1 Newsletter 2019

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End of Term 1 Newsletter 2019 PDF VERSION

GUMBOOT FRIDAY – Mufti day, 5 April

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Mufti day tomorrow wear gumboots (boys and staff)– Gumboot Friday in support of Mike King’s initiative Mental health campaigner Mike King is hoping to raise $2 million with New Zealand’s first Gumboot Friday. Those who choose to get involved will swap their usual shoes for...

Inter-school MTB team champions Coppermine race 6 April: SPECIAL PRICE

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Celebrating the South Island Inter-school MTB team champions! Coppermine race: SPECIAL PRICE Just announced a discounted STUDENT PRICE for entries to this Saturday’s Coppermine race, Saturday 6 April. It will be $50 instead of $70/80, but they must come in the shop to sign...

Nelson College remembrance for the Christchurch terror victims

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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

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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

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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...

Academic Colours for NCEA 2018

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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

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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...