Palmerston North Boys’ High School



  1. From the Rector

    Dear Parents/Guardians, As I write this, NCEA exams are underway, and Year 10 camps have departed. The end of the school year is nigh ... Read more…
  2. From the Deputy Rector

    Attributed to Nukutawhiti, grandson of the great voyager Kupe, this whakataukī is pertinent as we farewell young men in Year 13 ... Read more…
  3. Staff Farewell - Mrs. Alison Dickinson

    Mrs. Alison Dickinson began her time at Palmerston North Boys’ High School on 2 February 1982 when she was appointed, as Miss. Hardy, ... Read more…
  4. Staff Farewell - Mrs. Kathryn Rankin

    Mrs. Kathryn Rankin has taught at Palmerston North Boys’ High School since July 1999, when she was appointed to a long-term relieving ... Read more…
  5. Prizegiving Major Award Recipients

    Congratulations to all of the young men whose dedication and determination throughout 2021 were recognised at our recent awards ... Read more…
  6. Senior Prizegiving Award Winners

    Congratulations to all of the young men whose dedication and determination throughout 2021 were recognised at our recent awards ... Read more…
  7. 2022 Student Leaders

    Our 2022 Student Leaders were announced at the Year 12 Awards presentation. Read more…
  8. Jacob Dredge - Head Prefect's Address 2021

    Watch 2021 Head Prefect Jacob Dredge deliver his 2021 Prizegiving Address. Read more…
  9. Farewell, Thanks and Good Luck to Our Year 13 Leavers

    In recent years it has become a tradition to farewell our Year 13 cohort with the school haka.  The performance of the school haka ... Read more…
  10. Rector's Prizegiving Address

    Watch Mr. Bovey deliver the 2021 Rector's Prizegiving Address. Read more…
  11. Mr. Michael Lawrence - Chairperson, PNBHS Board of Trustees, Prizegiving Address 2021.

    Watch the Chairperson of the Palmerston North Boys' High School Board of Trustees deliver his 2021 Prizegiving Address. Read more…
  12. School and Sports Uniform Donations

    The Palmerston North Boys High School PTA would appreciate donations of good quality school and sports uniform.  Donated uniform items ... Read more…
  13. Community Service

    Encouraging young men to involve themselves in activities that provide service to others - whether that be to our school community or ... Read more…
  14. New Zealand Super Eight Schools Cultural Festival Certificate Presentations

    Earlier in the year a number of PNBHS groups took part in the annual New Zealand Super Eight Schools Cultural Festival which was ... Read more…
  15. Super Eight Cultural Festival - Art Department

    The Super Eight Cultural Festival was held earlier this year and was hosted by Gisborne Boy’s High School. In the Junior Visual Art ... Read more…
  16. Drama Department News

    Over the first two weeks of this term, intensive workshops and auditions were held as we selected our Company for 2022. For cast, ... Read more…
  17. November Library News

    At this time of year, we say a sad farewell to our Year 13 Student Librarians. It is especially poignant this year as quite a few of ... Read more…
  18. Mau Rākau Grading

    He toa, He toa! E mihi ana ki ēnei pia pono ki te tūāpapa o Te Whare Tū Taua o Aotearoa. Kua whai ake i ngā kawa o te taiaha. He ... Read more…
  19. Manawatū Secondary School Sports Awards

    Congratulations to all of the young men who were award winners at the recent Manawatū Secondary School Sports Awards. Read more…
  20. Junho Bahng Wins CETA Kahoot Competition

    Congratulations to Year 11 student Junho Bahng, who was the winner of the recent CETA Kahoot Competition.  This competition included ... Read more…
  21. A Busy Year for Leo Mwape

    2021 has been a busy year for Year 10 student Leo Mwape.  After winning the Palmerston North RSA Youth Speech Competition he was ... Read more…
  22. Ki O Rahi

    The Māori Performing Arts class have recently been immersing themselves in Ngā Tākaro - Traditional Māori Games. Ki O Rahi is becoming ... Read more…
  23. Accelerate Year 13 Students Finish in Style

    This has been an outstanding year for the Year 13 Accelerate/Scholarship students. Read more…
  24. 2023 College House Year 9 Enrolment Timeline

    Please be aware of the timeline for applications for prospective Year 9 boarders for College House in 2023:  – Talk to staff and ... Read more…
  25. Change in School Rural Bus Provider

    School bus arrangements for 2022. Read more…
  26. Video: NCEA Level 3 Music Assessments

    Performance opportunities for many of our musicians have been very limited in the second half of the year so it is fantastic that so ... Read more…
  27. Video: Sports Awards

    Congratulations to all of the young men who were presented with cups and trophies for Athletics, Cross Country, Road Race, Badminton, ... Read more…
  28. DanceNZmade Title for Noah Purcell and Jake Maskill

    Congratulations to Noah Purcell and Jake Maskill who were the winners of the Open Duos and Trios section of the recent DanceNZmade ... Read more…
  29. Camden Woodroofe Acheives Advanced 1 APDA Tap Dancing Qualification

    Congratulations to Year 10 student Camden Woodroofe who recently passed his Advanced 1 APDA Tap Dancing examination. Camden scored ... Read more…
  30. NZQA Student Exam Hub

    Check out the NZQA Student Exam Hub - everything you need to know about the upcoming NCEA and Scholarship examinations.  Preparing ... Read more…
  31. The Ultimate Checklist for Anyone Finishing High School at the end of this Year

    Finishing Year 13 this year? Our checklist has everything you need to get ahead of the game when it comes to uni, jobs and money Read more…
  32. The Year 9 Reading Challenge encourages and rewards young men for reading.

    As young men finish each book during the year, they should talk to their English teacher or one of the librarians to have it recorded. Read more…
  33. Sporting Success for Maraki Aumua

    Congratulations to Year 12 student Maraki Aumua, who has been selected for the New Zealand Cavaliers Sevens team that will compete in ... Read more…
  34. Apply For Your Student Allowance or Loan Before 16 December 2021

    Apply before16 December 2021 - you can't miss it Around 150,000 students will need to get organised for study in 2022. Apply for ... Read more…
  35. Video: Hockey and Rugby 'First Team' Awards Presentations

    Congratulations to the young men who earned awards at the recent ceremony for Hockey and Rugby 'first teams'. Carter ... Read more…
  36. Video: Basketball, Cricket and Football 'First Team' Awards Presentations

    Congratulations to the young men who earned awards at the recent ceremony for Basketball, Cricket and Football 'first teams'. ... Read more…
  37. Do you know what you’re breathing?

    The e-liquids or ‘juices’ used in electronic vaping devices generally consist of three key components: solvents, flavours and ... Read more…
  38. Performing Arts, Music and Cultural Awards Presentations

    Congratultions to all of the young men whose dedication and determination was recognised with awards at the recent Performing Arts, ... Read more…
  39. Crest to Crest 2021 Presentations

    The Crest to Crest is a five-day multisport endurance challenge for selected Year 13 students that starts with a 21km mountain run, ... Read more…
  40. Gold Barrowclough and Service Award Presentations

    The Barrowclough Programme was launched in 2009 and named after a prestigious Old Boy, Sir Harold Barrowclough. Since then, the ... Read more…
  41. Musica Viva Young Performers Scholarship Success

    Congratulations to Prefect Tom Varney who placed second in the vocal section of the recent Musica Viva Young Performers scholarship ... Read more…
  42. The Truth About Vaping

    The information below summarises a recent NZ Listener article. Read more…
  43. Honouring Fred's Legacy

    The annual PNBHS Fred Hollows Day allows our young men to support the lifechanging work of one of our illustrious Old Boys, the late ... Read more…
  44. Dance NZ Made Regional Winners

    Congratulations to Noah Purcell and Jake Maskill, who were the Duo and Trio Champions at the DanceNZmade Palmerston North competition ... Read more…
  45. BOT Student Representative for 2022

    Congratulations to Eli Hancock, who has been elected as the Student Representative on the Palmerston North Boys' High School Board of ... Read more…
  46. Vaping With Nicotine More Common Than Smoking Among Kiwi Teens

    More than a third of New Zealand secondary school students have tried vaping with 10% vaping regularly according to a recently ... Read more…
  47. Street Smart - Driver Training

    Street Smart is a programme that equips young Kiwis with the tools needed to help be a safer and more aware driver on our roads. Read more…
  48. A Great Gift at Any Time of the Year- Entertainment Book Fundraiser

    Are you looking for a great gift for family and friends? Read more…
  49. Our Sponsors

    Thank you for your on-going contribution and support. Read more…