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Nelson College Senior Prizegiving – Tuesday 5th November 2019

GUEST SPEAKERS – HEADS OF SCHOOL Matthew Mayer, Tipene Gunn-Bold, Ben Faingaanuku, Yoochan Shin SPORTING AND CULTURAL CUPS AND TROPHIES Athletics Rathbone Memorial Trophy – Senior Athletic Champion                Josh Sheridan Basketball Baden Turley Cup for Influence...

Co-curricular Prize Giving Winners 2019

One of our first end of year awards ceremonies was held this week. Congratulations to all our winners. Nelson City Council Youth Volunteer Award                                                         Hamish Smith Athletics Junior Cup for the Under 15 At...

Term 3 Newsletter

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Please take the time to read our latest newsletter highlighting our very busy term.

Headmaster Gary O’Shea announces retirement

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Headmaster Gary O’Shea today announced his resignation. He will retire from the College at the end of Term 1, 2020. Appointed in July 2006, Mr O’Shea has led the College through 13 years of unprecedented change and positive development. Dennis Christian, Chairman, Nelson College...

1st XV Rugby win South Island Final

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Nelson College v Otago Boys High School. Our boys battled hard and showed their strong team work right to the end. It was a great result 28-26 It was a special milestone for Jack McDonald-Hill as he ran out for his 50th cap. Dunedin turned on the weather. Even though it was Uni...

Keegan Hornblow’s success at World Track Cycling Championships in Germany

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It was a fantastic week for Keegan Hornblow, who was in the NZ team at the World Track Cycling Championships in Germany. With more than 40 countries competing over the five days, it was an awesome campaign with New Zealand finishing 2nd on the medals table and winning three world...

Jazz and Concert Bands win gold and Silver at recent WeBo Festival in Wellington

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The Jazz band and Concert band participated in the Wellington Band and Orchestra Festival (WeBo) last week, bringing back a Silver (Jazz Band) and Gold award (Concert Band). This is New Zealand’s fastest growing National festival that caters for diverse categories of musical...

Senior A Boys Basketball Team success

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Congratulations to our Senior A Boys Basketball Team for winning the inaugural John Jones Shield final against Nayland College. It was a great game by both teams and an exciting way to head into preparations for the South Island Secondary Schools Tournament in September. The win...

Ist XI Hockey winning results at TSS tournament

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Our 1st XI Hockey team had a great TSS tournament this week, in preparation for Nationals. The first game against Waimea College is always a special one with the Mark Wilkens Memorial Cup on the line. This is the 4th year of the Cup and Nelson College remain the holders of it...