Palmerston North Boys’ High School



  1. From the Rector

    Things were just getting back to normal when the return to Covid Alert Level 2 occurred; for some days prior to that announcement on ... Read more…
  2. From the Deputy Rector

    While the focus of te wiki o te reo Māori (Māori Language Week) is on the promotion of te reo Māori, it also prompts us to consider ... Read more…
  3. DanceNZmade Competition – National Winners

    After dancing their way into the DanceNZMade national competition finals, Zac Maskill, Jake Maskill and Noah Purcel were crowned ... Read more…
  4. Joe Inman - National Youth Brass Band of New Zealand

    Congratulations to Year 12 student Joe Inman, who has been selected as solo cornet in the National Youth Brass Band of New Zealand. ... Read more…
  5. Elyjah Crosswell Selected for New Zealand Barbarian U18 Rugby Squad

    Congratulations to 2020 Head Prefect, College House Head Prefect and 1st XV Captain Elyjah Crosswell, who has been named in the New ... Read more…
  6. Curtis Heaphy - New Zealand Under 19 Cricket Development Squad Selection

    Congratulations to 1st XI Cricket captain Curtis Heaphy, who has been selected in the New Zealand Under 19 Cricket Development Squad.  ... Read more…
  7. Vincent Trasmontero - New PNBHS Prefect

    Congratulations to Year 13 student Vincent Trasmontero, who was added to the 2020 Prefect group at a recent senior assembly. Read more…
  8. Shand Shield Winter Tournament

    Well done to all young men who competed in the annual Shand Shield Winter Tournament.  This was a fantastic day, both in terms of the ... Read more…
  9. Senior Monrad Cup

    The Senior Monrad Cup took place on Thursday.  Well done to all competitors - it was another very positive event. Results on the day: Read more…
  10. Canoe Polo

    A great season for all PNBHS canoe polo teams. Read more…
  11. New Zealand Super Eight Schools' Debating Competition

    Unfortunately, Alert Level restrictionists have caused the cancellation of the New Zealand Super Eight Schools Cultural Festival this ... Read more…
  12. 1st XI Hockey Team Win Intercity Secondary School Competition

    The 1st XI Hockey Team are coming to the end of an extremely busy season. This year has been the first time that the 1st XI has played ... Read more…
  13. Basketball Manawatu Secondary School Premier Boys' Grade

    Two PNBHS teams battle it out for the Premier Boys' grade title. Read more…
  14. Win for PNBHS Kikorangi Basketball Team

    Congratulations to the PNBHS Kikorangi Basketball team who won the Junior Premier Pool A title.  After a fairly easy semi-final ... Read more…
  15. PNBHS Athletics Championships - Presentation of Cups and Certificates

    Recently presentations were made to young men who finished 1st, 2nd and 3rd in events at the PNBHS Athletics Championships earlier ... Read more…
  16. PNBHS Swimming Championships - Presentation of Cups and Certificates

    Recently presentations were made to young men who finished 1st, 2nd and 3rd in events at the PNBHS Swimming Championships earlier this ... Read more…
  17. Table Tennis

    The table tennis results for both teams and individuals are listed below. Read more…
  18. Clay target team take out narrow season victory

    PNBHS 'A' team win by a seven point victory. Read more…
  19. Te wiki o te reo Māori (Māori Language Week)

    Over the last two weeks we have celebrated te reo Māori - the Māori language. Read more…
  20. Video: Year 9 Haka Challenge

    As well as introducing young men to an important part of the culture and tradition of Palmy Boys', the Year 9 Haka Challenge ... Read more…
  21. Video: Club Haka Challenge

    2020 marked the second year of the Club Haka Challenge, an event that has quickly become a highlight in our school calendar. Read more…
  22. Video: Māori Language Moment – 12.00pm, 14 September 2020

    This marks the day and the hour in 1972 when a group of Māori language champions presented a petition on the steps of parliament ... Read more…
  23. Video: Mau Rākau Grading 2020

    The Whare Tū Taua o Aotearoa Grading was held on Friday 19th-21st September at Te Kohanga Whakawhaiti Marae, Pahiatua. Read more…
  24. Foreskin’s Lament - Level 3 Drama

    First staged in 1979, it aroused considerable ire in the rugby world, not least because the playwright, Greg McGee, was an All Black ... Read more…
  25. Library News

    Thank you to our hard working Student Librarians! Read more…
  26. Year 9 Reading Challenge

    Young men involved in the Year 9 Reading Challenge recognised. Read more…
  27. Junior Super Eight Hockey Tournament

    The Metro Direct U15 Colts played in the Junior Super Eight hockey tournament held in New Plymouth during tournament week. Below is a ... Read more…
  28. 2nd XI Hockey

    Finals spot for PNBHS 2nd XI Hockey. Read more…
  29. 3rd XI HOCKEY

    7th to 8th place playoff for 3rd XI Hockey. Read more…
  30. Manawatū Secondary School Rugby Competition 2020

    Despite the disruptions and uncertainty with the 2020 rugby season, we were pleased to be able to field 16 teams - two more than in ... Read more…
  31. PNBHS Junior 9 Rugby Finish Third in Youth 4 Grade

    The Junior 9 Rugby team saved their best until last, concluding their season with a 34 - 17 win over Freyberg High School.  This ... Read more…
  32. Sir John Kirwan - Mental Health Advocate

    During week 9 of the term, we were privileged to host former All Black Sir John Kirwan, who presented to young men in Year 9. Read more…
  33. Anxiety: What is it and what can we do about it?

    PNBHS Guidance Counsellor Mr. Steve Dawson Read more…
  34. Sleep Problems Increasing in Adolescents

    Insomnia and sleep problems are increasing in young people around the world. Read more…
  35. 'Attitude' Health Presentation to Year 10

    Attitude is the youth education division of Parenting Place. The organisation is dedicated to equipping teenagers with the information ... Read more…
  36. Year 9 Visual Art

    Surrealism etchings Read more…
  37. NCEA Level 1 Visual Art

    The artwork above and below are recent works by the four named NCEA Level 1 art students. Read more…
  38. Community Service - Blood Donor Day 2020

    Young men who were first-time donors at our annual Blood Donor Day were recently presented with certificates from the New Zealand ... Read more…
  39. Community Service - Red Cross Book Sale

    Students help out at the annual Red Cross book sale. Read more…
  40. Community Service - SADD, Safer September

    Safer September is SADD New Zealand's annual campaign to highlight the importance of safe driving. Read more…
  41. New Zealand Studies Fieldtrip to Napier

    The fieldtrip reinforced their knowledge of natural hazards in the lower North Island. Read more…
  42. Revision and Study Tips

    Check out our study tips and resources for young men at all year levels. Read more…
  43. PNBHS Homestay 2021

    Do you have a spare room? Palmerston North Boys’ High School International Student Programme is looking for quality Homestay Families ... Read more…
  44. 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…
  45. 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…
  46. Our Sponsors

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