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Recently the Board of Trustees (including 4 old boys) met to complete a key visioning exercise for Otago Boys'.

by Richard Hall

This group is tasked with the governance of your school. Their role is very specific, to chart the current and future direction of the school. In this way the Foundations mission is similar.

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Proud man - Des Smith

Congratulations Des Smith

by Otago Daily Times

Congratulations to former OBHS teacher and Deputy Rector Des Smith who has been awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Years Honours for his services to rugby and community.

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Jonathan Lemalu In Concert

by OBHS

April sees a rare return to Dunedin of one of our notable Old Boys and one of the city's favourite sons. 

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Richard McElrea

Congratulations to Old Boy Richard McElrea

by Otago Boys Foundation

Richard was awarded to be a Companion of the Queen’s Service Order in the New Years honors list for 2017.

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Year 9 welcome

A New Year Begins

by OBHS

The sun shone brightly as our new students were welcomed by our Year 13 students with a Mihi Whakatau.  We look forward to seeing these young saplings grow into men with hearts of oak.

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10T - Mount Aspiring Camp

Who remembers their time at Mt Aspiring Lodge?

by Liam Connelly

Our Yr 10 classes have enjoyed their time at the lodge this year and below is a piece written by one of the boys Liam Connolly.

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Summer Interschool Results

by OBHS Foundation

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Senior Sergeant Alastair Dickie is ready to try something new. 

by Otago Daily Times

Taieri-Clutha area response manager Senior Sergeant Alastair Dickie (59) is looking for a new challenge. "I’ve been to too many funerals lately and life’s too short." He expects withdrawal symptoms from policing when he retires next month and is still mulling over his options for the future.

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Cameron McAuslan receiving his cap. 

ODI Debut for Old Boy Cameron McAuslan

by OBHS Foundation

Cameron McAuslan is based in New Zealand and attended Otago Boys' High School, being part of their 1st XI squad that finished third in the Secondary School Boys’ First XI Cup in December 2016.  

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"Happy places" can be elusive on a stressful day, but Kevin Yang found his in art.

by Otago Daily Times

The Chinese-born Otago Boys’ High School pupil painted an artwork featuring his "happy place", which has been selected for the 2016 Otago Daily Times Secondary Scene Award for Excellence in Art.

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Chandeliers open for The Mockers

by OBHS

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Old Boys' Society News

by Brent Alexander

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All the best for your retirement Murray!

by Otago Daily Times

Retiring Dunedin Railways chief executive Murray Bond has relished "every minute" of the many hours he has put in at work over the past 24 years.   "I really have enjoyed every morning I’ve been coming to work."

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Come along and support Otago Boys'.  Plenty of stalls and fun for all the family.

by Melissa Rodgers

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In Memoriam

by OBHS Foundation

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Cheap Fuel with OBHS Foundation Fuel Card

by OBHS Foundation

Now is the time to think about this great offer. With fuel prices high, why not sign up for a fuel card that offers you discount and supports OBHS.

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Pledges and Donations

by OBHS Foundation

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OBHS Book 'Above the City'

by OBHS Foundation

This book is available for purchase from the school office for $50.

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