Hamilton Boys' High School


Welcome to the first edition of the Argyle House Newsletter for 2024. We hope you enjoy our coverage of what has been a very busy, but settled and happy start to this year of boarding life.


  1. From the Director of Boarding

    Kia ora koutou With Week 6 coming to end this Friday, I am pleased to report that all 51 new boarders are very settled and fully ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  2. Ricci Putohe (Year 13) Qualifies for Golf Tournaments in the USA

    A huge congratulations to Ricci, who competed in a number of Golf tournaments during the summer holiday period, finishing with a place ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  3. Max Tarrant (Year 12 Prefect) Wins $5000 Aviation Scholarship

    During the summer holidays, Max attended the Walsh Memorial Flying School. For over fifty years, Walsh Memorial Flying School has ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  4. Luca Parrott (Year 12) and his busy season of Polo

    Playing in various teams and grades during the summer months. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  5. Argyle takes out the House Athletics Day

    We might be the smallest House, but we utterly dominated on the track and in the field at Porritt Stadium on the last Wednesday of ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  6. Junior Leaders for 2024

    Congratulations to our Year 10 House Leaders. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  7. The Grove year off to a great start!

    Our Year 13's have settled into their business at The Grove and are making positive contributions on site, at Argyle and all around ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  8. Hamilton Van Service

    Please read the attached document from Heather and Dave from Vanman Logistics Ltd. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  9. Men of the Week, Term 1 Week 6

    We celebrated two triple-gold medalists at last night's House Meeting. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  10. Grove Man of the Week, Term 1 Week 5

    Congratulations to Jesse Humberstone Kara. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  11. Morning Checkoff in Dorm 3

    The boys 'stand-to' as they await their personal space being checked off by the Duty Master. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  12. Movie Night at the Hostel with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

    Lights dimmed, popcorn in hand, and the anticipation palpable - it was movie night at the hostel, and this time, the chosen film was ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  13. Sonninghill (Hamilton Girls' High School Hostel) Year 9 Tabloids

    This annual event was held on the Hamilton Boys' High School back fields on Thursday evening 15th February. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  14. Orah

    Argyle House's one stop shop for signing in and out and so much more. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  15. Men of the Week, Term 1 Week 5

    This week we celebrated three of our academic stars who achieved outstanding results in 2023. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  16. Joshua Wickers wins three New Zealand Scholarships

    Congratulations to our Argyle Dux of 2023 on this latest success. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  17. Men of the Week, Term 1 Week 4

    Our Men of the Week scored us some valuable points in the House Swimming Competition. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  18. A game of touch on the front field

    Is one of the favourite pastimes for our boys. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  19. Matthew Allen Cup Swimming Sports

    It was a welcome reunion for our new Argyle whānau on a glorious Sunday evening. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  20. Matthew Allen Cup Tabloid Sports

    It's the first event in the 2024 Matthew Allen Cup competition... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  21. Argyle Hostel Dominates Tug o' War and Swimming Showdown vs St Paul's: A Clean Sweep Victory

    On Tuesday, February 13th, Argyle House hosted St Paul's Boarding in their annual clash of strength and skill, the tug-of-war and ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  22. Japanese Restaurant Food at 'Waikato Udon'

    Our Japanese boarders venture into Hamilton East to visit the restaurant of Toshio Morita, who runs his own restaurant. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  23. Rainbow's End

    All new boarders, staff, families, Prefects and Senior Leaders enjoyed their day in Auckland experiencing all the theme park had to ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  24. Man of the Week, Term 1 Week 3

    This week's recipient is now an award-winning pilot, after only starting training this year. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  25. Argyle House NCEA Results 2023

    In 2023, Argyle House continued its strong academic traditions as our senior students experienced success in NCEA assessments, marking ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  26. Induction Activities: Paintball

    Our annual Tour of Duty Paintball trip took place on Tuesday the 6th of February. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  27. Argyle House Prefects 2024

    Huge congratulations to our Year 13 leaders on being named as Prefects at this morning's full school assembly. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  28. The Argyle House Prefects and Senior Leaders of 2024

    The team of fourteen for 2024 to guide our young men through the year in a wide range of activities and the day-to-day running of the ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  29. Man of the Week, Term 1 Week 2

    Our Man of the Week is our rising cricket star, Jonah Funnell. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  30. "Wonka" was the movie all new boarders, Prefects, Senior Leaders and staff watched on Saturday 3rd February

    After lunch, we all walked in to town to watch the movie, booking out the entire theatre. It was thoroughly enjoyed by all in ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  31. Nau Mai, Haere Mai, to the Argyle House whānau of 2024

    We welcome our new families of 2024. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  32. Gymnasium Activities for New Boarders

    Due to the weather causing a postponement of our Mountain-Biking and Gondola/Luge day in Rotorua, Plan B saw all new boarders head to ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  33. Man of the Week, Term 1 Week 1

    Our first Man of the Week for the new year is our very own golfing superstar, Ricci Putohe. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  34. First Day of School for all Year 9 and 13 students

    The Powhiri was held out in front of the Hamilton Boys' High School main reception area on Tuesday 30th January. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  35. The 2024 Year 9s arrive to Argyle House on Monday 29th January

    The day finally arrived for our 36 new boys in Year 9, having been accepted way back in May 2023, so has taken a long time to finally ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  36. Cricket Representatives

    Year 9 boarders in December 2023 (from left): Samuel James, Jonah Funnell and Daniel MacDonald, represent BOP/Lakelands in their ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  37. Mr Adrian Verry

    Meet our new Hostel Parent Representative. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  38. Mrs Kelly Waea-Allan

    Meet our new Hostel Parent Representative. ReadĀ moreā€¦