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Otago Boys' High School

Newsletter - No 32 - 2018


Monday 29

Tuesday 30
Senior Assembly Year 13 Centurion Awards
and reading of the senior prize list
OBHS Whānau Aiga/ Hui - 6pm School Auditorium

Wednesday 31
Skipper's Feast

Thursday 1
Senior Prizegiving - 7pm Regent Theatre
all students must attend and be seated by 6.45pm

Friday 2
Last day for senior students
9G leave for Mt Aspiring camp


Monday 5 - Thursday 8
9G at Mt Aspiring 

Monday 5
Senior tutorials

Tuesday 6
Senior tutorials

Wednesday 7
NCEA exams begin

Thursday 8

Friday 9
Year 10 Duke of Edinburgh trip
PPTA meeting - school finishes at 12.30pm


Ronan Geraghty and Jack Fisher

Students Named in NZ Secondary Students' Choir

by Pat Scally-Richardson

Congratulations to Jack Fisher and Ronan Geraghty who have been selected for the prestigious New Zealand Secondary Students' Choir 2019 and 2020 following nation-wide auditions in the recent school holidays.

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2018 OBHS Prefect Reuben Wairau

The Last Word

by Reuben Wairau

What am I willing to do to make myself better? A question I have asked myself almost every day.

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Workplace with a view

Mt Aspiring Lodge Maintenance Project

by Richard Roe

Over the long weekend, several overdue maintenance tasks at our school Lodge were tackled.

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Sean Woo, Isaac Lee and Bob Lee

Town Belt Kaitiaki

by Pru Casey

Year 11 Science students Isaac Lee and Guy Rattanapan not only won an award at the Regional Science Fair with their Native Bird monitoring website - they have also gained accolade at the Kaitiaki Town Belt Awards night last night.

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Artist of the Week - Matthew Kinley

The Artist of the Week

by Brigid Allan

The Artist of the Week for Week 2 of Term 4 is Year 12 student Matthew Kinley.

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School House News

by Matthew Markham

Welcome to term four, we have a busy term ahead. It may only be eight weeks long, but a lot is cramped into these eight weeks.

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Michael Manson

Future All Black Sevens?


Congratulations to Year 12 student Michael Manson who has been selected to participate in the Red Bull Ignite7 programme.

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Cameron Moffitt

Cameron named in NZ Athletics Team


Congratulations to Year 11 student Cameron Moffitt, who has recently been named in the New Zealand Secondary Schools Athletics team to travel to Cairns for the Australian All Schools Championships in December.

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Junior Table Tennis Nationals

Table Tennis - Junior Nationals

by Rhys Dunbar and Zishen Fu

The Junior Table Tennis Nationals where held in Tauranga during the recent school holidays.

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Inter House Touch Final

Inter House Touch Final

by Tony Gabbusch

During House meeting time today, the final was played between Aspinall and Park.

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by Richard Hall

This year's prizegiving for the whole school is being held at The Regent Theatre on Thursday 31 October at 7.00pm.

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End of Year Sausage Sizzle

by School Council

The School Council is pleased to provide a free sausage sizzle and drinks for all students to celebrate the end of the seniors year.

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OBHS Whānau Aiga/ Hui

by Enoka Taufua and Brent Matehaere

Kia ora, Talofa, Malo e lelei, Bula vinaka, Taloha ni and warm greetings.

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Year 13 Leavers Dinner


On Saturday, 24 November the OBHS Old Boys’ Society Leavers’ Dinner will be held at the Forbury Park Raceway at 6.30pm.

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Reminder of Early Closure


School will close for lessons at 12.30pm on Friday 9 November due to the PPTA Union meeting being held.

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NZ Uniforms Upcoming Offer

by NZ Uniforms

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Families of Year 9 Students in 2019


JR McKenzie Youth Education Fund - Application for Assistance.

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