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Young Men Taking Their Place in the World

At Nelson College we recognise and celebrate the many achievements of our students.

Our students achieve in a wide range of fields including academic, sporting, cultural, performing arts and community-minded pursuits. Our newsletters are published once a term and we hope all students and parents read these with a sense of pride in the accomplishments of those recognised. Please contact us by clicking here ‘recognition of student co-curricula achievements

Student achievements are recognised on the Nelson College Facebook page.

Latest Newletters

Headmasters newsletter 10 December

Meri Kirihimete me ngā mihi o te tau hou   // Merry Christmas and best wishes for the new year, Thank you.  Thanks to everyone who’s contributed to the learning and development of our young men in 2021. 2021 – A Year To Remember Twelve months ago, we hoped that we were through...
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Headmasters Newsletter – 26 November

Kia ora tatou Congratulations to our many prize-winners at the Senior Prizegiving last Wednesday afternoon.  I especially want to recognise Christian King and Rico Fraser who were, respectively, Dux and Proxime Accessit (2nd top academic award) for 2021. It was a very different...
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Headmasters Newsletter – 12 November 2021

Kia ora tatou It was nice to be back in the Hall on Wednesday to celebrate the co-curricular achievements of our young men. Being there reminded me of the significance and importance of being able to come together as a school each week, celebrate the ongoing success of our...
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Headmasters Newsletter – 29 October

Kia ora tātou Welcome back to Term 4.  It is a busy term that’s been made all the more challenging by COVID-19. Tuakana (Prefects) We’re currently working through the process for student leaders in 2022.  Good luck to the young men who’ve put themselves forward for these roles....
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Headmasters Newsletter – 1 October

Kia ora tātou I wish you and your whānau a restful and relaxing holiday period over the next fortnight.  I’m appreciative that we’re fortunate to be able to leave town over the holiday period. Enjoy our latest newsletter Ngā manaakitanga  // Best wishes, R Dykes Headmaster
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Headmasters Newsletter – Friday 17th September

Kia ora tātou There is so much to celebrate and be thankful for right now at college and in Nelson. It’s been wonderful to have students and staff back face to face.  Our thoughts are with our whānau and colleagues in Auckland still at Alert Level 4. There’s a curious mood where...
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