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Nayland College Alumni Newsletter, November 2018. Stay in touch with Nayland College! Please feel free to distribute around friends and family.

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  1. Principals message to alumni, April 2019

    Daniel Wilson gives a quick update to our alumni and friends of the school. Read more…
  2. Coming back to Nayland

    An article was recently published in the Nelson Weekly by report Kate Russell regarding our increasing enrolments. Read more…
  3. All hands on deck for upcoming musical

    Preparations are now in full swing for Nayland’s musical production of Oliver! to take to the stage in the first week after the holidays. Read more…
  4. Come along and support our students. Tickets available at Ticket Direct or Theatre Royal!

    Show dates: 7.00pm Wednesday 1 May, 7.00pm Thursday 2 May, 7.00pm Friday 3 May, 1.30pm Saturday 4 May & 7.00pm Saturday 4 May. Read more…
  5. Thespians impress at Shakespeare Festival

    Nayland College drama students came away dripping with accolades after taking part in the University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare ... Read more…
  6. Tea and tech

    Ten students from Nayland College visited The Woods retirement village for our first after school 'Tea and Tech' session on April 1st. Read more…
  7. Building connections with Nelson's Chinese sister-city, Yangjiang

    Two teachers and eight students from Liangyang Senior High School in Nelson’s sister-city Yangjiang visited Nayland College today and were ... Read more…
  8. Year 9 Powhiri and Place Responsive Wero/Challenge

    Over the last five weeks our Year 9 students have been involved in a teaching and learning programme focused on ‘Ko Wai Tatou/Who We Are’. ... Read more…
  9. Stunning pou unveiled at Nayland College

    A stunning pou kaitiaki, specifically commissioned to mark the 40th anniversary of the Wakatū Incorporation, has been unveiled at an ... Read more…
  10. Hospitality students get real world experience in our very own Kuaka Cafe

    Starting from Monday 11 March our hospitality students will be gaining some real catering and hospitality experience, as well as earning ... Read more…
  11. Geographers go green in Kaikoura

    Year 11 geography students, teachers and parents went to Kaikoura last week to visit New Zealand’s first and only certified sustainable ... Read more…
  12. Kuaka Cafe off to flying start

    A group of Nayland staff gathered early in the morning on Monday 11th February for the official opening of the college’s brand spanking ... Read more…
  13. Year 13 Camp at Rotoiti

    Seventy-five Year 13 students participated in a two-day camp held at Lake Rotoiti last week. The camp included a variety of team building ... Read more…
  14. Houses compete to capture the flag

    The first round was held for the eagerly awaited Capture the Flag house competition on Wednesday lunchtime last week, when Pegasus took on ... Read more…
  15. Institute of Sport Warrior Training

    The Year 10 Institute of Sport (IOS) class participated in a Wairua Warrior Obstacle Tutorial at the Cable Bay Adventure Park on Monday. Read more…
  16. Summer tournament success

    Summer tournament week saw a number of Nayland teams head off around the country to represent our school in a variety of different sports. Read more…
  17. Surprise win for beach volleyballers

    Year 13 volleyballers Greta Stadje and Sophie Young competed at the NZ Secondary Schools Beach Volleyball Nationals at Mount Maunganui at ... Read more…
  18. Basketballer gains national recognition

    Year 13 Tysxun Aiolupotea (Ngāti Koata) has played basketball since he was in year 7. Now this talented and humble player has been ... Read more…
  19. All-rounder Sophie at your service as board rep

    Here student reporter Maya Jayasena offers a unique perspective on her long-time friend and Nayland board of trustees student ... Read more…
  20. Holly Ward continues to cut it up in the Speed Skating world

    Holly Ward participated in Palmerston North in the beginning of January for National Road and Track Speed Skating championships. Read more…
  21. In praise of the humble art teacher

    John Cohen-Du Four pays tribute to the ‘gardeners’ who tend young minds. Read more…
  22. Board of Trustee Elections 2019

    Nayland College is preparing for triennial elections mid 2019. We are looking to encourage parent and whanau participation on school ... Read more…