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Young Enterprise Scheme Awards 2018

High School entrepreneurs exceed limits with innovative NanoSign Six secondary school students from Nelson College have developed an innovative solution to temporary speed signage, and have been recognised at the Young Enterprise Scheme Awards 2018. Read more……

Junior Prizegiving Awards 2018

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JUNIOR PRIZEGIVING 2018  Thursday 13 December 2018 Guest Speaker: Hamish Fletcher (LLB), Old Boy, Board Member of Autism NZ Cultural and Sporting Prizes Athletics – U14 Trophy – U14 Athletics Champion – Ben Mercer, Baseball – Edward Gibbons Plumbing Cup...

Nelson College Senior Prizegiving 2018

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Congratulations to all our 2018 Senior Prize winners. Nelson College Senior Prizegiving 2018 Thursday 1 November 2018, 7pm Guest Speaker – Frances Valintine CNZM, MEd Founder of The Mind Lab and Tech Futures Lab, Board Member of Callaghan Innovation, NZ Artificial...

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  

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 –...

Winter Sports Tournament Nelson College Final Results

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Congratulations to all the students who participated in winter tournament and many thanks to all who supported our players. 1st XI Football at Nationals in Christchurch Finished 13th BUT retained the Cup!! 2nd XI Football at “B” Nationals in Nelson Finished 3rd Under 15 Rugby –...

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...

Nelson College 1st XV Semi Finals – Saturday 18 August

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Kick off at noon, playing Marlborough Boys College at 12 midday HERE