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1st XI Football success

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Congratulations to our 1st XI Football team who beat Waimea College last Thursday 2-1 in their National Qualifying game, retaining the Alex Harvey Industries Trophy. This now makes us the top Tasman Region team going into Nationals at the beginning of September.  

Orienteering – Winter Rogaine Wednesday 26th June

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Nelson Urban Rogaine #4 Wednesday 26 June 2019 Grampians, Nelson, 90 minute urban Rogaine. Registration from 5pm, maps from 5:30pm, start 6pm and finish 7.30pm. $5 per map. Light, reflective clothing and highlighter/pen required. Can be done individually or as a team. All...

Quiz Night – Wednesday 3rd July

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Nelson College and Nelson College for Girls will be holding a quiz night as part of our fundraising campaign for 2019 with all proceeds going to the Fifeshire Foundation.  The event will be held at the Nelson College Hall on Thursday the 27th of June starting at 6:30 pm. The...

Principals Sabbatical

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KIa ora koutou I have been fortunate to have been awarded a Ministry of Education ‘Principals Research Sabbatical’ for the period 17 June 2019 through to 9 September 2019. During this time I will be away from the College Deputy Headmaster Mr Tucker will assume the role of Acting...

NCG production – The Witches of Eastwick (Saturday Matinee Student Discount)

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Theatre Royal – May 29th to June 1, 7pm. Tickets through Theatre Royal or TicketDirect. STUDENT DISCOUNT – Saturday matinee only (1.30pm) tickets to $15 + service fee for students, student ID required + the code “Eastwick.” Buy from the Theatre Royal or...

Further PPTA Strike Action (no Year 9 classes on Tuesday 4th June)

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On Wednesday 29th the NZPPTA, the union that represents the vast majority of secondary teachers, called their members out on strike. This led to Nelson College being unable to open for classes that day. It was hoped that this action would be the last and that a resolution between...

Raising Teens in a Digital World

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Evening Presentation This presentation is for parents and their teens and gives young people an insight into their current family dynamic and offers ideas on individuating in a healthy way. It will also empower parents to understand what’s going on for their young person and how...

Scheduled closed school days: 27 – 31 May

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Below is the Nelson College schedule for next week. Wednesday 29th May Nation-wide PPTA Strike – The high school will be closed for instruction, but supervision will be provided for students that turn up to school on the day. Thursday 30th May Normal school day Friday 31st...

Pink Shirt Day

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  The boys and staff did us proud on Friday supporting Pink Shirt Day Aotearoa, part of a global day that celebrates diversity and creates environments where all people can feel safe, valued and respected. Awesome group photo capturing just some of the students and staff...

NELSON COLLEGE SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES’ ELECTION 2019

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Nominations are invited for the election of five parent representatives to the Board of Trustees.  A nomination form and a notice calling for nominations will be posted to all eligible voters by Thursday, 23rd May 2019. If you are on the electoral roll, you can nominate another...