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Young Men Taking Their Place in the World

Seven Sharp TV segment Friday 5 June

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Myanmar Boys & their trip to Wellington TV One Seven Sharp ran a story on the Myanmar boys and their trip to Wellington to watch NZ and Myanmar play in the Junior Football World Cup. Click here to watch link to related article in the Nelson Mail

Smokefree Rockquest Heats Success

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On Saturday night, round 30 bands and performers were in the Rockquest heats.  Both of the rock bands from the college were chosen for the final 10 bands to perform this coming Friday. Congratulations to the following boys: Tom Sommerville guitar, Joshua Hayles singing, Jamie...

British High Commissioner and Governor of Pitcairn visit NC

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Headmaster Gary O’Shea with visiting British High Commissioner and Governor of Pitcairn Jonathan Sinclair 15 May 2015

Thursday Marlborough exchange and Mufti day changes

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Please note the following school changes for Thursday 14 May due to the 1st XV game being televised live by SKY TV Timetable for Thursday Period 1 & 2 as normal. Period 3 – shortened and finishes at 11.50 (uniform check then boys to the start of the game at 12.00.) Boarders...

Nelson College 1st XV Rugby Game Saturday 25 April

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Because of ANZAC commemorations NZRFU have asked that there be no games before 1:00 pm.  Accordingly our game will start then.

Nelson College Old Boys’ named in NZ U20 Rugby Team

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The New Zealand Under 20 Rugby Team has just been named and Nelson College have three Old Boys in the team.  This is for Tests against Japan, Samoa and Australia in early May.  After that the Under 20 World Cup squad is named.  This year the World Cup is in Italy. They are: Tom...

Academic Colours

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Congratulations to the following students who achieved Nelson College Academic Colours for their 2014 NCEA results.  

Visual Arts Scholarships

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The Visual Arts Department would like to acknowledge the achievement of two students who gained New Zealand Scholarship, Visual Arts , Design – 2014 . Alex Coventry and Josh Barry submitted a three-panel portfolio supported by workbook extracts for this assessment. Alex...

Barnicoat House Fundraising Appeal

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The Nelson College Board of Trustees have made a commitment to the refurbishment of the three Boarding Hostels, with a change of use of the Rutherford Boarding Hostel. Fundraising will occur in stages beginning with the Barnicoat Hostel refurbishment starting on December 2014...

Weekend sporting highlights

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Congratulations go to: The Nelson College Inline Hockey team came 2nd in the NZ Secondary Schools Championship in Hamilton. Josh Barry was placed 5th in the Senior 800m  NZ Secondary Schools Athletics Championships in Wanganui and Jamie Shaw came 2nd in the 3000m walk. Photos and...