Hamilton Boys' High School


Welcome to the first High Achiever for 2023.Ā  Our world was rocked earlier this month by the tragic death of Keaton Reti, and we grieve with his whānau on this unimaginable loss.Ā  We join together in sending our aroha to them at this saddest of times.Ā 

We've managed to fit a lot into the shortest month of the year, and the winning and celebrating started at the end of last year, with our 1st XV Rugby team's world-beating triumph in Thailand.Ā  We hope you enjoy our coverage of our high achievers, and we welcome your feedback and suggestions to help make our coverage the best it can be.

Do we have the full story?Ā  Send feedback, stories, ideas, suggestions and photographs to wmoffitt@hbhs.school.nz


  1. Video: HBHS 1st XV on top of the world in Thailand

    Coach Mr Nigel Hotham reports on our team's triumphant exploits in Thailand in December, 2022. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  2. Swimming Sports 2023

    It was a most welcome return for us all to the HBHS Pool for our first full-school House event of 2023. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  3. North Island Junior Rowing Regatta Results

    Our HBHS Rowers were in the medals on Lake Karapiro in the last weekend of February. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  4. Congratulations to the 2022 recipients of the Graham Robinson Memorial Scholarship

    The Graham Robinson Memorial Scholarship Programme has been made possible by a generous donation from members of the wider school ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  5. NZSS Football Representative Programme

    Connor Cloete reports on the North versus South Football match played earlier this year. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  6. 2022 Scholarship Examination Results

    Congratulations to our Scholarship Examination Class of 2022 on their 79 awards. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  7. 2023 Gold Coast Futsal International Cup

    Connor Cloete reports on the HBHS Futsal contingent which competed in this tournament. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  8. Advanced Learning gets a boost from the Ministry of Education

    We caught up with the Director of Advanced Learning Programmes at HBHS, Ms Noeline Ashby, to find out about this funding initiative. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  9. Video: Our Student Leaders for 2023

    Congratulations to our student leadership group who were named at our full-school Celebration Assembly in February. A special ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  10. HBHS represents in New Zealand Māori Football match

    Congratulations to Aiden Hemming, Heemi Tipene, and Beau Mani on their selection in the North Island team. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  11. Cultural Catch-up

    Director of Culture, Mr Tim Dent, fills us in on how our music maestros have been faring on the National stages. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  12. Summer Sporting Success Stories

    Director of Sport, Mr Murray McKenzie, fills us in on some of our achievements during the Christmas school holidays. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  13. Academic Honours 2023

    At our Celebration Assembly in February, we recognised our best and brightest achievers in Year 13. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  14. Representative Honours

    At our Celebration Assembly in February we congratulated our newest National representatives. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  15. North Island Club Rowing Results

    Our HBHS Rowing Crews were in the medals at the recent North Island Club Championships. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  16. HBHS Tennis Championships

    In glorious summer sunshine on Friday the 10th of February, twelve of the school's top tennis players competed in our annual school ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  17. Video: Celebrating Sevens Rugby

    After winning their seventh consecutive title, and a record ninth in total in December, we celebrated with our National Championship ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  18. Politics and Current Affairs Club is back!

    After a three year hiatus, Politics and Current Affairs Club is back. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  19. Multicultural Manaaki Swimming Programme 2023

    While school is only just getting started, the Multicultural Manaaki Centre here at HBHS is already in full swing. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  20. Video: Leadership Camp 2023

    After two-plus years of COVID-19 disruptions, the Year 13 Leadership Camp was back to basics. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  21. Quinn Boyle finishes second at the World Ice Swimming Championships in Samoƫns, France

    Congratulations to our long-distance-swimming superstar on his latest results. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  22. Year 12 Academic Excellence Awards

    Our academic stars of Year 12 were celebrated at their recent year level assembly. ReadĀ moreā€¦