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Newsletter - No 33 - 2022


Term 4, Week 3

Monday 31
Skippers Feast

Tuesday 1
Senior prizegiving, Regent Theatre 7pm
All students to attend and to be seated by 6.45pm

Wednesday 2
Last day for senior students
Exam admission slips issued

Thursday 3

Friday 4

Term 4, Week 4

Monday 7
NCEA exams commence

Tuesday 8

Wednesday 9

Thursday 10

Friday 11
Year 8 Orientation morning

Important upcoming dates:

17/18 November
Junior exams

26 November
Leavers Dinner

2 December
Year 8 BBQ

9 December
Junior prizegiving and last day for junior students.


A message from the Rector

by Richard Hall

There is no doubt that with the seniors at least, we are in the final stretch.

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OBHS Prefect Aaryan Alexander

The Last Word

by Aaryan Alexander

You know, I was thinking about this Last Word last week, sitting here in assembly, listening to Thomas’s Last Word and I had no idea what I was going to say to you guys.

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2022 Māori Awards

OBHS celebrate outstanding Māori success


On Thursday, 27th October, OBHS celebrated and acknowledged some outstanding achievements in 2022 amongst our Māori students across all year levels.

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Pasifika Prizegiving 

Pasifika Prizegiving

by Peter Eaton

Malo le soifua, kia orana, malo e lelei, ni sa bula, taloha ni, fakaalofa atu, mauri, halo olketa, kia ora and warm pacific greetings!

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by Aaron Nelson

Having 200 boys stare at you can’t be as bad as going up on stage with a Wiggles guitar and dancing to Footloose. Both do require courage.

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Term 3 reading challenge

by Kate Innes

Students who completed the term 3 reading challenge were rewarded with ice cream sundaes last week.

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Mouhammad Ali Taha

Karate success


Last Sunday, Year 9 student Mouhammad Ali Taha competed at the Otago/Southland Regional Karate Championships held in Alexandra.

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McCullum Cup

by Mark Hooper

With our 1st XI involved in Gillette Cup qualifying, it was up to our Premier Colts team to enter the McCullum Cup this year.

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National road relay championships


Over the holidays Matthew Bolter and Jake Owen competed in the National Road Relay Championships in Christchurch.

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by Andrew Willmott

The Term Four Dunedin Schools' Futsal competition started on Thursday.

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Winter blues evening

by Richard Hall

Pre-covid we started a tradition of a winter blues evening.

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Senior prizegiving


This year's prizegiving is being held at The Regent Theatre on Tuesday, 1 November at 7.00pm.

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Outward Bound New Zealand fundraiser

by Finn Hibbert

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Year 13 Leavers Dinner


On Saturday, 26 November the OBHS Old Boys' Society Leavers' Dinner will be held at the Village Green, Sunnyvale starting at 6.30pm.

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Chocolate fudge truffles

by OBHS Parents Association

Order date extended!

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Return of junior prizegiving trophies


All trophies presented at last year’s junior prizegiving now need to be returned.

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Second hand uniform sales

by OBHS Parents Association

The PTA will be holding second hand uniform sales.

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