Nayland College



  1. Principal's Message to Alumni, January 2022

    As alumni and friends of Nayland College we value your connection and contribution to our college. Please do not hesitate to get in ... Read more…
  2. Senior Prizegiving 2021 - Major Award Winners

    Congratulations to all our major award winners! Read more…
  3. Video: Music Showcase 2021

    While we were disappointed that we couldn't host our Music Showcase in person this year, we are delighted to be able to share the ... Read more…
  4. Sports Prizegiving

    Congratulations to all our prizewinners! Read more…
  5. Arts & Culture Awards evening

    Congratulations to the following award winners! Read more…
  6. Nayland alumni Hanna Van der Giessen

    Nayland alumni Hanna Van der Giessen was recently announced as one of the recipients of the University of Otago 20Twenties Young ... Read more…
  7. School based health services gain valuable insight

    Year 11 student Astrid Sayer has been recruited to contribute to a review of school based health services. Today we learn more about ... Read more…
  8. Nayland Food Collective 2022 House Cook-Off

    This year's challenge was to create an easily shareable snack (sweet or salty), representing Nayland’s houses or SOAR values, for 10 ... Read more…
  9. Women's Refuge blown away by support

    Last week representatives of the various Level 2 Business Studies groups collectively made a significant donation to the staff at ... Read more…
  10. Cawthron Scitec Expo Awards 2021

    A massive congratulations to Ra Edmonds, Niklas Wake and Pico Shuttleworth who each won awards at the recent event! Read more…
  11. Tasman Secondary Schools Volleyball Championships

    Some fantastic results from our volleyball teams again! Read more…
  12. 'Taylor'-made 'sonic boom' design wins first prize at EVolocity

    Year 13 student Taylor Abbot used a collection of recycled components to create a collapsible electric bike reaching 39km/hr on race ... Read more…
  13. How dare you! Student Arts Expo

    Calling all kids who are mad as hell about the lack of progress on climate change! The Nelson Tasman Climate Forum is inviting the ... Read more…
  14. Briefs Film Festival 2021

    Congratulations to Ruby Burr, Sam Martin and Jet Jones! Read more…
  15. SunStitch - saving the planet and your health

    Congratulations to 'SunStitch' who won the 'Environmental and Sustainability Award' through the Young Enterprise Scheme recently! Read more…
  16. Nayland first-rate at impromptu debate

    Nayland College’s active and talented debating scene has done it again with it’s participation (and subsequent achievements) in the NZ ... Read more…
  17. Poet, podcast host, professional development consultant... and Nayland's newest DP

    Throughout the year we have been profiling our new teaching staff and today we get to know a little bit more about our newest Deputy ... Read more…
  18. Talented Theatresports-stars take home the trophy

    Last month a group of Nayland College students competed against six other teams and in the midst of civil defense sirens going off, ... Read more…
  19. Nayland chess players qualify for nationals

    Last month five Nayland College students competed in the Nelson Regional Tournament held at St Joseph's School. The team came second, ... Read more…
  20. Brodie Seelen - student leader and inspiration

    Before lockdown, student journalist Ysabella Abel interviewed student leader Brodie Seelen about his role as a leader within the ... Read more…
  21. We're a Microsoft Showcase School again!

    Microsoft has once again recognised Nayland College as a Showcase School, an elite group of schools that exemplify the best of ... Read more…
  22. In loving memory - Suzi Keepa

    We are very sad to have lost a most valued staff member, Suzi Keepa, who passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, 22 August. Suzi ... Read more…
  23. Nayland Journalism reports on its own rapport

    The Nayland College Journalism Club is looking to profile some of the groups and organizations around the school, highlighting all the ... Read more…
  24. Budding composers hear their music brought to life

    At the start of this term a number of our level 1 and level 2 music students had the amazing opportunity to have their original ... Read more…
  25. Year 10 Jewellery

    Check out what some of our talented students have created in the Year 10 Jewellery module! Read more…
  26. Young embroiderers shine at national exhibition

    A group of very talented and creative students spent a lot of lockdown last year diligently working on embroidery projects to enter ... Read more…
  27. Nayland's Got Talent!

    To finish off the term, Nayland's Got Talent returned. After last year’s show was held online due to COVID-19, students were keen to ... Read more…
  28. Dancers WOW Audience at Nayland College Dance Showcase

    Wednesday and Thursday this week was a terrific, successful day for the dance team of Nayland College. Dancers from all years ... Read more…
  29. Video: 'Parallel Park' join 'The Batteries' in being selected for the Smokefree Rockquest National Finals.

    'Parallel Park' are a Year 11 five-piece band with three members from Nayland College: Maisie Lucas, Jude Atkins and Kahu ... Read more…
  30. Year 9 Institute of Sport high performance camp

    Last week saw our Y9 Institute of Sport class have their three-day high-performance camp here in Nelson. Read more…
  31. Video: House Day 2021

    House Day at the end of last term was so much fun! Check out the video montage put together by the very talented Isaac Adams and Sam ... Read more…
  32. Day old chicks join the growing menagerie

    Students taking Grow Your Own Business and/or Animal Behaviour and Welfare junior modules have welcomed the addition of some very cute ... Read more…
  33. Behind the scenes for 'Carousel' - literally

    Many students are involved in this year’s exciting production of 'Carousel.' The whole school is aware of our talented cast getting ... Read more…