Palmerston North Boys’ High School



  1. From the Rector

    Kia Ora koutou, As the famous and oft-quoted Yogi Berra once said, “It’s déjà vu all over again” as we find ourselves back in Alert ... Read more…
  2. From the Deputy Rector

    |  Over recent weeks we have spoken often about Tū Rangatira | Integrity in our communications with young men.  We often use the idea ... Read more…
  3. Anxiety: What is it and what can we do about it?

    PNBHS Guidance Counsellor Mr. Steve Dawson Read more…
  4. Outstanding University Results

    Well done to the young men in the Accelerate Programme, who have achieved outstanding results in their semester one university papers. Read more…
  5. Year 11 Geographers Win Regional Year 11 Geography Quiz (Maatangi Whenua)

    The regional was held again this year on Tuesday 17 August, after not occurring in 2020 due to Covid. It was a close-run thing, as ... Read more…
  6. Senior Joinery Students

    Term III has been exciting for our seniors – as they have seen the introduction of a computer aided CNC router added to all course ... Read more…
  7. Super Eight Hockey Tournament

    The Super Eight Hockey Tournament was hosted by Rotorua Boys’ High School this year from the 2nd - 4th of August. The 1st XI went ... Read more…
  8. Clay target shooters continue to build well for Nationals

    The clay target shooting teams are in a promising position with half a term to go before nationals (providing Covid-19 doesn’t torpedo ... Read more…
  9. New Zealand U18 Hockey Squad

    Congratulations to 1st XI Hockey players Zach Carline, Hael Pritchard and Blake Rhodes-Robinson who have been slected in the New ... Read more…
  10. New Zealand Water Polo Selections

    Congratulations to Levi Timms and Cole Phillips, who have both been selected in the New Zealand Water Polo 'born 2004' squad.  This ... Read more…
  11. Video: Online Book Reviews

    Our weekly book reviews have moved online while we are under higher Alert Level restrictions.  Reading is a great habit and one that ... Read more…
  12. SMASHED Project Presentation for Year 9

    On Tuesday 17th of August, the SMASHED Project came to PNBHS to educate all year 9 students about the impacts of alcohol. The key ... Read more…
  13. Validate Art Exhibition

    Over 60 of our Art students were selected to share their work at ‘Validate’, a Regional Secondary School's Art Exhibition at the ... Read more…
  14. NCEA Help for Pasifika Students

    Te Fatu O Te Pasifika Programme - support for secondary school level Pasifika students, including NCEA students. Please see the ... Read more…
  15. International Languages Week

    Like many things, our International Languages Week activities were forced to move online.  A huge thank you to the young men who ... Read more…
  16. Gold Success for the PNBHS Stage Band

    Congratulations to the PNBHS Stage Band, who finished a successful trip to Auckland with a Gold Award at the KBB Music Festival.  ... Read more…
  17. What Is Character? Its 3 True Qualities and How to Develop It

    Character. Like honour, it’s a word we take for granted and probably have an affinity for, but likely struggle to define and ... Read more…
  18. SMART$ Project Presentation for Year 10

    The SMART$ project was recently delivered to all year 10 students with aim of educating students in terms of financial literacy. The ... Read more…
  19. Manawatu Cricket Academy Selections

    Congratulations to Lachie Bradford, Jett Donald-Charnley, Jonty Fleck, Bayley Latter, Fred McVerry, Angus Lyver, Jaiden Meyer and ... Read more…
  20. PNBHS Old Boys News

    Our Old Boys are a very important part of our school community and we love sharing their news and achievements to show our current ... Read more…
  21. Agri Sports Competition

    Recently 44 young men from the PNBHS Young Farmers group - 11 teams of four - competed in an Agri Sports competition against Feilding ... Read more…
  22. Institute of Registered Music Teachers Chamber Music Competition

    The Institute of Registered Music Teachers Chamber Music Competition was held at Girls' High School recently. This was an opportunity ... Read more…
  23. 3rd XV Rugby vs Napier Boys' High School

    The annual fixture against Napier Boys' High School had been eagerly anticipated by members of the 3rd XV rugby team, especially in ... Read more…
  24. Video: Kieran Giddens Assembly Performance

    Thank you to Year 13 student Kieran Giddens, who performed at a Prefect's Assembly earlier this term.  On a regular basis we are ... Read more…
  25. Video: Virtue Ethics: What makes something right or wrong?

    Virtue ethics is arguably the oldest ethical theory in the world, with origins in Ancient Greece. Read more…
  26. Gold for Ben Shirley

    Congratulations to Year 10 student Ben Shirley, who competed in the New Zealand Artistic Roller Skating Championships during the July ... Read more…
  27. Cycling Success for Wilson Hannon

    Wilson Hannon was successful at the North Island Road Cycling and North Island/National Track Cycling Championships in Cambridge ... Read more…
  28. Success for Joe Inman at New Zealand Brass Band Championships

    Joe Inman competed in the New Zealand Brass Band Championships during the July school holidays, achieving some impressive results ... Read more…
  29. Junior Rugby Teams Train with the Turbos

    Earlier this term we were fortunate to have three Old Boys and current Turbos rugby players – Jason Emery (PNBHS 2007 – 2011), Brayden ... Read more…
  30. PNBHS Students Hope to Ride Forever

    An enthusiastic group of young PNBHS motorcyclists participated in the highly regarded Ride Forever programme arranged by Alastair ... Read more…
  31. New Zealand Secondary Schools Swimming Championships

    The NZSS Swimming Championships were contested in Auckland during the second week of the July school holidays with the PNBHS team ... Read more…
  32. Small Steps

    Small Steps is a toolbox of resources developed to help with feelings of anxiety, stress, or low mood. Each tool only takes a few ... Read more…
  33. Judo Success

    Deakin and Leon Payne represented the Palmerston North Judo Club at the Auckland International Judo tournament during the July school ... Read more…
  34. Manawatū-Whanganui Cross Country Championships

    During the July school holidays the following school athletes had success at the Manawatu - Whanganui Cross Country Championships, ... Read more…
  35. Future Legends Scholarship Winner

    PNBHS Year 13 student John Hopcroft was the winner of Round 1 of the MTF Finance Future Legends Scholarship in the academic and ... Read more…
  36. 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…
  37. Our Sponsors

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