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GAP Evening – Lattitude Information Evening at Trafalgar Pavilion 6pm on Tuesday 12th February

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Lattitude is a not for profit organisation the organises international volunteering and Gap year placements for 17 – 25 year olds. The Lattitude Information Nights are a great way to learn more about where you can go and what you can do. Lattitude staff provide an overview about...

Kahurangi Nation Park Expedition

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Three students (Y13 last year – Jake Harris, Matt Fox and Dylan Lester) headed out on a long tramping expedition over the summer break….they completed their trip successfully woo hoo! They spent 20 days traversing the Kahurangi National Park, through the Tasman Wilderness...

Nelson College Rutherford House Re-Opening today – Wednesday 31 October

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Radio Broadcast with Gary O’Shea Official Re-Opening starts at 2pm today. All welcome to come and join our celebration. Posted by Nelson College on Tuesday, October 23, 2018  

Kāhui Ako ki Whakatū Pānui Term 3 Newsletter

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Ngā Wawata – Vision Our Community of Learning will collaborate to enhance engagement and achievement for all ākonga/learners in Whakatū so that our rangatahi/young people have equitable life choices. We will focus on learning pathways, wellbeing, evaluative capability,...

Horticulture shortage prompts school primary trades centre

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Six years on, and we’re celebrating the huge success of the Gibbons Trade Education Centre here at Nelson College, and the launch of plans for a Primary Trades Education Facility. A function was held yesterday with members from the local Trades Industry community coming to...

Media Release – Why a single-sex education is best for boys

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Nelson College Headmaster Gary O’Shea dons his black gown and walks on stage to address a sea of students. 1,100 curious faces stare back at him, from fresh-faced new entrants to seniors sprouting stubble. He starts to speak about strength, love, honour and mateship –...

Nelson College 24hr Runathon – Thursday 13 to Friday 14 September

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The Nelson College 24hr Runathon is the main fundraiser for the year. The event will take place at Nelson College; starting at 3.00pm on Thursday 13 September and finishing at 3.00pm Friday 14 September The school’s charity of choice for 2018 in The Mental Health Foundation....

Media Release – Single-sex schools provide a significant advantage for boys in New Zealand

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A newly-released independent report by Dr Michael Johnston, Faculty of Education at Victoria University of Wellington, compares the performance of young men in Years 11 – 13 at single-sex schools with those at co-educational schools. It clearly shows that over the period from...

IMPORTANT FOR ALL COLLEGE STUDENTS – NORMAL SCHOOL Wednesday 15 August

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THERE IS SCHOOL AS NORMAL ALL WEEK . The teacher strike on Wednesday 15th August is for Primary/Intermediate schools and will affect the Preparatory School only