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Nelson College remembrance for the Christchurch terror victims

Nelson College plans for Friday 22 March. Our Year 13 boys (190) will be at the Muslim centre at 12.30 today they will sing a waiata, perform our haka join the circle of hands + observe the 2 minutes silence. The rest of the school will leave class at the end of period 4 (1.25pm)...

College Counsellors reach out to students

As a community we have taken a range of actions and are planning more in response to this ghastly event in Christchurch on Friday 15 March. Mr O’Shea has emailed all parents (link to this).  A student led assembly will also address this matter and we have other student led...

Headmasters address to students following Christchurch event on Friday

Kia ora koutou Please read this link to my assembly speech from this morning as the staff and boys of the College gathered to reflect on the enormity of Fridays events. The horrific events of Friday in Christchurch are completely unprecedented in a country that we have considered...

SENIOR DANCE – Wednesday 20 March @Nelson College

Wednesday night (20 March) we are having our first SENIOR DANCE for 2019. It will be from 7.00pm – 9.00pm in our school HALL. Tickets are on sale Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (18th to 20th March) from college Crush Hall during interval and lunchtime for $6. There will be...

House Athletics – Monday 11 March (school finish Noon)

Boarding Parent Teacher interviews from 1.30pm -3.30pm Classes finish at noon for teachers to prepare for interviews.    

Junior Dance – Tickets on sale

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Junior Dance this Wednesday 13 March at NCG from 7.00pm – 9.00pm. First dance of the year tickets on sale in the Crush Hall Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at interval and lunchtime for $6.00. No door sales

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...

Welcome to new and returning staff for 2019

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We would like to welcome new and returning staff for 2019. New staff are Japanese teacher Fiona Keyanonda, Music teacher Jessica D’ath and John Conly in the Art department.  Appointed in Term 4 2018 in the ESOL department was Emma Gillyon new HOD and teacher Stephen Knoef....