Palmerston North Boys’ High School



  1. From the Rector

    Dear Parents I can contain myself no longer. Recently, in an almost Melchett-esque fit of pique, I left a presentation for principals ... Read more…
  2. From the Deputy Rector

    Kia ora, Tēnā koutou katoa, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Tālofa lava kia orana, Mālō e lelei, Mālō nī, Ni sa bula vinaka, Tālofa Read more…
  3. Ten Things that Require ZERO TALENT

    Success isn't solely determined by innate abilities. It's the choices we make every day that shape our journey towards greatness.  ... Read more…
  4. Music Department News

    As we near the end of a very busy year for the Music Department it is time for the last round of performances. On Thursday,  ... Read more…
  5. DanceNZmade Interschool Competition

    Jake Maskill has competed in this event for several years now, as either a soloist, in a group or both. This year was no exception. As ... Read more…
  6. PNBHS Theatresports

    Congratulations to the PNBHS Theatresports team (aka the Slamwiches), who placed 4th at the annual Schools Theatresports Competition ... Read more…
  7. Shand Shield Choral Competition

    The Shand Shield Choral Competition was held during week 10. This event gives students an opportunity to step out of their comfort ... Read more…
  8. Senior Visual Art Examinations

    The recent senior examination period gave Art students a chance to work toward completing their external portfolios. Here we see some ... Read more…
  9. Free Concert - Burnside High School Big Band and PNBHS Stage Band

    Catch two of the premier secondary school bands in New Zealand in concert: Read more…
  10. Clay target shooters finish local circuit and eye nationals

    Our clay target shooters wrapped up the local circuit on Sunday September 10th. While Napier Boys’ High School dominated the series ... Read more…
  11. Oceania Success for Ben Shirley

    Ben Shirley recently competed in the World Skate Oceania Championships in Brisbane. Ben attended the competition with a team of 30 ... Read more…
  12. Yacob Alemu - 2024 Board of Trustees Student Representative

    Congratulations and good luck to Yacob Alemu who has been elected as the Student Representative on the Palmerston North Boys' High ... Read more…
  13. Mental Health Awareness Week 2023

    As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, we welcomed Spencer Sharpe and Cheleigh Dunkerton from Youthline to assembly. Spencer ... Read more…
  14. Badminton Update

    The 2023 badminton squad had been training hard in the lead-up to the NZSS Championships. Players had to improve their fitness, ... Read more…
  15. New Zealand Secondary Schools Table Tennis Championships in Hamilton

    After several years absence, the school entered two teams into the Secondary School Table Tennis Nationals. The PNBHS A team of ... Read more…
  16. Round the Lakes Relay

    On Monday, 4 September a number of PNBHS teams competed in the Round the Lakes Relay held at Virginia Lake, Whanganui.  ... Read more…
  17. 1st XV Win Hurricanes Youth Competition

    Congratulations to the PNBHS 1st XV who were the Hurricanes Schools champions for 2023.  At assembly recently we welcomed Mr Gordon ... Read more…
  18. Form Class Foodbank Challenge

    Well done to the young men in 9MH who were the winners of the Foodbank Form Class Challenge and received a morning tea shout from the ... Read more…
  19. Motocross North Island Cross Country Championships

    There were some great results from our young men at the North Island Cross Country championships raced at Taikorea on Friday, 1 ... Read more…
  20. Rugby Selections

    It was fantastic to see a large number of young men recognised with selection in the Hurricanes and New Zealand representative reams ... Read more…
  21. Jimmy Carter Quiz 2023

    The 2023 Jimmy Carter Quiz was held in the College House Dining Room on Wednesday 23 August. The Jimmy Carter Quiz is an annual ... Read more…
  22. Trans-Tasman Squash Success for Brodie Bennett

    Earlier this term Year 10 student Brodie Bennett travelled to Brisbane with the New Zealand Secondary Schools Squash Team to play in ... Read more…
  23. Central Regions Canoe Polo Selections

    Congratulations and good luck to the young men selected to represent Central Regions in the inter-regional Canoe Polo competition in ... Read more…
  24. Junior Black Football Team Win U15 Division 1 Title

    The PNBHS Junior Black (under 15B) football team kicked off their final game of the season sitting top of the league and needing a ... Read more…
  25. Winter Tournament Week 2023

    18 teams, hundreds of young men and more than 30 staff and other volunteer coaches and managers - well done to everyone who was ... Read more…
  26. Ross Taylor, Jamie How and Emosi Koloto will be just three of our inductees, who will be the other six? Come along, celebrate and have a great night out.The PNBHS 3rd Sports Hall of Fame is happening on Friday October 27th.

    World Champions, Olympians, National Champions, New Zealand reps, a dual international.From the 1920s to a recent retirement from ... Read more…
  27. 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…
  28. Year 13 Leavers’ Dinner

    Dear Parents/Guardians and Young Men, Your son is invited to the 2023 Year 13 Leavers’ Dinner. The Leavers’ Dinner is an opportunity ... Read more…
  29. Monte Cassino

    Former PNBHS Head of History and current school Archivist Mr. Dominic King is currently on holiday in Italy and recently visited the ... Read more…
  30. Engineering and Food Technology Tours

    Take a look behind the scenes at our facilities, get a feel for what it is like studying with us, and get all your questions answered. Read more…
  31. The Bonsai Child - Is Modern Parenting Limiting Our Children's Potential?

    The Japanese bonsai – a "perfect little tree" that thrives only with lots and lots of care – is a good metaphor for children raised to ... Read more…
  32. Good Study Habits That Maximise Learning

    You have been procrastinating all semester, which is why you are cramming the night before the exam. You are stressed. You lose sleep. ... Read more…
  33. THE PALMERSTONIAN 2023

    The Palmerstonian is our annual school magazine. It collates reports from academic, cultural and sporting activities that take place ... Read more…
  34. 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…
  35. Our Sponsors

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