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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...

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....

Young Enterprise Scheme Awards 2018

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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 –...