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Newsletter - No.4 - 2017


Monday 27

Christ's Interschool (home)

Tuesday 28

Christ's Interschool (home)

Wednesday 1

Thursday 2

SISS Volleyball 

Friday 3

SISS Tennis

SISS Volleyball

10G trip to Mt Aspiring

10A return from Mt Aspiring


Monday 6

Tuesday 7

Wednesday 8

Thursday 9

Friday 10

House Haka Competition

Year 11 Economics trip to Cadbury's

10B to Mt Aspiring

10G return from Mt Aspiring

Saturday 11

SISS Rowing Championships

Otago Athletics Championships


A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

Ok here I go.

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2017 Head of School House - Liam Turner

The Last Word

by Liam Turner

A seesaw, yes the seesaw that sits in the playground that you would so happily run to from a distance back in your childhood days. Why have I brought up a seesaw?

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10T - Mt Aspiring Camp

10T Check In From Mt Aspiring

by Adrienne Buckingham

A great couple of days to kick off the Mount Aspiring Camp season. The lodge celebrates 40 years on April 2nd and 10T has honoured this land with an enthusiastic start.

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Touch Rugby at Roberts Park

Hostel News

by Paul Vlietstra

A great start to the first term at the Hostel and the new boys have settled in very well.

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Year 13 Biology trip to the Otago University Physiology Department

Year 13 Biology Visit To Physiology Department

by Kent Twaites

This week Year 13 Biology students visited the Otago University Physiology Department where they learnt about homeostasis as part of their first internal. This field trip explored human respiratory physiology and the gas exchanges that occur in the alveoli of the lungs.

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Best Books for Boys

by Lynn Vare

When you're an avid book reader it can be hard to understand how other people don't like reading. Many of us would like to read but struggle finding the time, but regardless of how often or not we read - we do love a good book.

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Thomas Hamilton

Off To Italy With Sir Russell Coutts

by Greg Densem

Year 9 student Thomas Hamilton has been selected by Sir Russell Coutts to compete at this year's Open Bic World Championships on Lake Garda, Italy from 31 July to 5 August. 

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Scholarship Statistics

It Begins Week 4 Term 1 - The Long And Worthwhile Haul To Reaching Scholarship

by Mark Hooper

Scholarship Statistics tutorials start with an investigation into international passenger arrivals at two of NZ Airports. 

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Under 18 National Decathlon Champion 


Year 13 student Cameron Miller competed in the U18 National Decathlon championships after turning 17 the day before the competition started.

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Angus Faulks, Zane Gray, Ayoub Ahmad, Manawa Rakete- Shea and Thomas Chiang

Winners of the Otago Regional Tennis Tournament

by Jim Hoffman

Last week the OBHS top tennis team competed in the Otago qualifying tournament to represent Otago at the South Island Secondary Schools event which is to be held in Timaru in March.

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Waitaki Boys' High School Interschool


On Tuesday the annual summer interschool fixture between Otago Boys' and Waitaki Boys' was held in Oamaru.

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Otago Boys' High School Fair Saturday 8 April

by TIna Fridd

Thank you to everyone who has contacted the school about donating goods etc. or helping at the Fair in April.

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Jonathan Lemalu In Concert


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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OBHS Parents Association Annual General Meeting

by OBHS Parents Association

The Otago Boys’ High School Parents Association Annual General Meeting will be held on the 16th March, at 7.00pm, in the school library.

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by OBHS Rowing

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OBHS Volleython

by Enoka Taufua

 Are you a budding volleyballer or are you wanting to try something new and exciting?

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On Site Physio


Recovery Room Physiotherapy runs a clinic at school from the Shand Building. Their three physios, Matt Carrington, Alex Gough and Thomas Wardhaugh are happy to treat all students.

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We Want You

by Jim Hoffman

With the winter sport season looming we would like you to consider the possibility of coaching or managing a winter sports team.

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