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Otago Boys' High School

Newsletter - No 13 - 2018


Monday 21

Tuesday 22

Wednesday 23
OBHS v SBHS Interschool (H)
Year 13 Business Studies Dragon's Den

Thursday 24
1st XV travel to Brisbane
Milton Road Race

Friday 25

Sunday 27/Monday 28
1st XI Football v Wakatipu High School (Queenstown)

Term 2 Week 6

Monday 28

Tuesday 29
ICAS Science exam

Wednesday 30

Thursday 31
Otago Cross Country
11SCI (PC) trip to Planetarium

Friday 1

Mid-term break, school closed


A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

At Otago Boys', sport is a key component in the development of many of our young men.

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OBHS/OGHS Production of Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom

by James Williamson

The 2018 production was a massive undertaking. With far more songs and dances to learn than previous years, we were hard pressed to get everything ready in time.

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OBHS School Values

OBHS School Values

by Stewart Tagg

Over the past few weeks OBHS has been casting a critical eye over our school values.

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Space Camp 2018

Space Camp, the Trip of a Lifetime

by Angus Henderson

At the end of last term, 4 boys and myself set off for Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama for an 18 day trip of a lifetime.

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Sam Gavin and Nathaniel Williams

Outstanding Work in Technology Recognised

by Richard Dougherty

In junior Technology with Mr Richard Dougherty (Term 1 options), the first recipients of the Rectors Award for outstanding work have received their prizes.

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Kapa Haka Cup Cakes

by Lynn Vare

Our Kapa Haka Wairua Pūhou had a baking stall today to raise funds towards their trip to the National Secondary Schools competition in Palmerston North in 6 weeks time.

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Lochlann O'Sullivan

Lochlann O'Sullivan - 2018 Gateway Student

by Lochlann O'Sullivan

I am currently in Year 13 and I am continuing on my placement from 2017 at Commercial Hire New Zealand and Transport Engineering Otago.

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OBHS/OGHS School Council Quiz Night

School Council Quiz Night

by Mohamad Taha

On Thursday night, the OBHS and OGHS School Councils' Quiz Night was held at the Otago Girls’ High School hall.

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Breakfast With Your Brothers

by Lynn Vare

The Student Council's free 'Breakfast with your Brothers' is even more popular now with the change in the weather!

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Junior Debating Update

by Maria Zammit

Clean, green New Zealand. That was the centre of the junior debates Wednesday last week, where the house was an environmental group that wanted to scrap New Zealand’s clean, green image.

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OBHS v King's High School Winter Interschool

OBHS v King's High School Interschool Results


The annual OBHS v King's High School winter interschool fixture was held on Tuesday.

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OBHS v SBHS Interschool


On Wednesday 23 May Otago Boys' will host Southland Boys' in the annual winter interschool fixture.

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Casual Vacancy on Board of Trustees

by OBHS Board of Trustees

All New Zealand state and state-integrated schools have a board of trustees, which is responsible for the governance and control of management of the school and ultimately accountable for the school’s performance. One of our current parent representatives, Liane Topham-Kindley, explains the current situation with a casual vacancy on the board.

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A Note from the School Counsellor

by Ken Rust

It is not the school's policy to promote any form of entertainment genre.

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Notice of Early Closures


Please read the following information in regards to the early closure of the school on Wednesday 6 June and Friday 8 June.

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2018/2019 Entertainment Book

Don't Miss Out - Limited Numbers Remaining


Support Otago Boys' High School and you’ll be rewarded!

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OBHS Parents Association Cheese Roll Fundraiser

by OBHS Parents Association

Once again we are making our famous cheese rolls to fund raise for a new travel curtain for the stage in our Auditorium.

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