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Academic Colours Assembly

Finally after a delay due to Covid we got to recognise NCEA Academic Colours at Wednesdays formal assembly.  A really important occasion to celebrate some fantastic academic achievements for NCEA in 2019. Congratulations to everyone who walked across the stage and to those who...

Winter Celebration Concert at Nelson Cathedral

Nelson College Music department held its Winter Concert at Nelson Cathedral on Tuesday 30 July  at the Nelson Cathedral.  This was a huge success with performances from Nelson College senior music students, with many performing their own compositions, Nelson College Preparatory...

Newsletter – Friday 26th June

Kia ora koutou The second edition of our fortnightly newsletter is now ready for you to enjoy.  Keeping you up to date with latest news and events at Nelson College  

New Headmaster to build on legacy (Nelson Weekly)

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Rugby 150 Years On

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New Zealand Rugby History – 150 Years On Thursday 14th May marked a special day in New Zealand’s rugby history. 150 years ago the first game of rugby was played between Nelson College and the Nelson Rugby Football Club at the Botanical Gardens. Nelson College and...

From the Board of Trustees

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Kia ora koutou On behalf of the Board of Trustees I would like to thank: Tim Tucker, our Acting Headmaster, who has done an exceptional job leading Nelson College through what we believe to be the most challenging time for all educational institutions in recent history. The Board...

TVNZ news Eighty-person ‘bubble’ of Nelson boarding school students and staff isolating together

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It’s an awesome showcase for the school and our boarding community, really emphasising how much planning, hard work and dedication has gone in by all of our Boarding Staff, Housemasters, Directors of Boarding, International Director and the leadership from Tim Tucker in these...

Welcome to Term Two

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Kia ora whānau, Welcome back to Term Two, we are truly about to embark on a new journey for us all in terms of Distance / Remote Learning. Although these are the terms coined by the Ministry of Education, I have been doing some reading over the ‘break’ and the term ‘emergency...

Term two coming to a home near you

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(Thursday 9th April 2020) Kia ora koutou katoa, Well….. above all else we have made it past halfway as it currently stands. I hope that you are doing ok, it seems that many sections and houses have had unprecedented attention as have a number of pets. The weather has certainly...

Distance Learning Plan Live Document

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The Prime Minister announced on Monday 23rd March that we have now moved to Level 3 and then from Thursday 26th March we will move to Level 4 in the COVID-19 Alert Level structure for a further period of 4 weeks where people are instructed to stay at home. For Tuesday and...