Palmerston North Boys’ High School



  1. From the Rector

    Dear Parents, . So said Plato, the father of Western political philosophy, and it is as true today as it was in his time, 2,400 years ... Read more…
  2. From the Deputy Rector

    Our approach to character education is heavily focused on virtue ethics - emphasising virtues, in this instance through our school ... Read more…
  3. Presentation of Super Eight Academic Badges

    At assembly on Friday morning Super Eight Academic badges were awarded to young men who excelled in NCEA and Scholarship assessments ... Read more…
  4. Success for Students Studying at University Level

    The Accelerate Programme offers academically able and well-rounded students the opportunity to extend themselves over four years. This ... Read more…
  5. NCEA Matters

    The NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority) website contains a wide range of resources to assist your son, in particular as he ... Read more…
  6. RSA Poppy Appeal 2021

    Thank you to the young men who gave their time today to support the annual RSA Poppy Appeal.  The Poppy Appeal has run since 1922, and ... Read more…
  7. Senior A Water Polo Win Wellington Secondary Schools' Competition

    Thursday, 15 April saw the conclusion of the Wellington Senior Secondary Schools' Water Polo Competition. The first game saw the ... Read more…
  8. Year 9 and Year 10 Form Class Leaders

    At assembly on Thursday our junior Form Class Leaders were announced. Read more…
  9. Video: 2021 OK Chorale

    The 2021 OK Chorale has been selected.  Congratulations to Sebastien Cave, Ezra Davis, Jacob Dredge, Ben Irvine, Tui Kaisami, Grayson ... Read more…
  10. Jonty Fleck - Book Review

    Thank you to Deputy Head Prefect Jonty Fleck who presented this week's book review.  Jonty spoke about 'The Obstacle is the Way: The ... Read more…
  11. A hugely successful season

    The nine performances of the 2021 PNBHS/PNGHS production "Streakin Thru the 70s" concluded on Saturday March 27. This was the show’s ... Read more…
  12. PNBHS Road Race

    The annual school Road Race - a key event in the Shand Shield competition - was held this week. Read more…
  13. PNBHS Swimming Championships

    Well done to all young men who qualified to compete in the annual Swimming Championships held on Wednesday afternoon. Read more…
  14. Shand Shield Table Tennis

    Unfortunately, the inclement weather on Thursday meant that the Tennis and Senior Touch competitions were postponed, but the Table ... Read more…
  15. North Island Secondary Schools' Athletics Championships

    Porritt Park, Hamilton 10-11 April 2021 Read more…
  16. National Secondary Schools Volleyball Tournament

    The National Secondary Schools Volleyball tournament was held in Palmerston North from 22nd to 26th March.  Three venues throughout ... Read more…
  17. Video: Rohan Kanagasundaram Assembly Performance

    Thank you to year 12 student Rohan Kanagasundaram for his very impressive juggling performance at the Prefect's Assembly this week. Read more…
  18. Mother and Son Breakfast

    The Mother and Son breakfast was held recently at College House. Thank you to everyone who attended and to Dr. Kirsty Ross, a Senior ... Read more…
  19. Vaping

    Has your son been 'sucked in'? Read more…
  20. Old Boy and Former All Black Dr. Bob Burgess Presents at Assembly

    Old Boy and former All Black Dr. Bob Burgess was the guest speaker at a recent school assembly. While Dr. Burgess’ sporting prowess ... Read more…
  21. Curtis Heaphy - Central Districts U19 Player of the Year

    Congratulations to 1st XI Cricket captain, Central Districts U19 vice-captain and Central Districts A representative Curtis Heaphy, ... Read more…
  22. Prefect's Leadership Seminar with PNGHS

    Recently our Prefects came together with the Palmerston North Girls' High School Prefects for the annual Leadership Seminar. After a ... Read more…
  23. Manawatū Cricket Association Representative Award Winners

    It was fantastic to see a large number of current students and Old Boys among the award winners for the Manawatū Cricket Association. Read more…
  24. Learning How To Learn

    Based on the most popular open online course in the world, this course gives you easy access to the learning techniques used by ... Read more…
  25. ‘Untitled’ Art Conference

    Senior Painting, Photography and Design students have the opportunity to attend the bi-annual art conference, ‘Untitled’ on Friday ... Read more…
  26. Year 9 Visual Art

    Surrealism etchings Read more…
  27. Level 2 Painting

    At the beginning of the year, Level 2 Painting students create a range of small artworks that begin to generate ideas for their ... Read more…
  28. PNBHS Senior Premier B Waterpolo

    Our Premier B Waterpolo team travelled to Tauranga recently to compete in the North Island Secondary Schools, Division 2 Waterpolo ... Read more…
  29. Annual Manawatu Wanganui Intercollegiate Golf Championship

    The annual Manawatu Wanganui Intercollegiate Golf Championship was played on Thursday 1st April and was once again hosted by Marton ... Read more…
  30. North Island Division 2 Secondary School Softball Championships

    Recently the PNBHS Softball team attended the North Island Secondary School Softball Championships held in Palmerston North. Read ... Read more…
  31. New Zealand Secondary Schools' Triathlon Championships

    The NZSS Triathlon Championships were held recently.  Choppy water, wind and rain made it a tough day for racing. The individual event ... Read more…
  32. Building Character: Moral Development

    The moral character of children and adolescents has always been important. After all, no society, community, or family can thrive, ... Read more…
  33. Relay for Life 2021

    It was once again a privilege to be able to support the invaluable work of the Cancer Society in our local community. Read more…
  34. Assembly Presentation from Old Boy Max Currie

    Max Currie attended PNBHS from 1992-1995 and since then has gone on to a successful career as a writer, director and producer.  He ... Read more…
  35. Manawatū Inter-Secondary Schools Athletics

    PNBHS contested 40 events for 33 wins, 20 seconds and 14 thirds. Read more…
  36. Angus Lyver Wins Albert Pootjes Cup

    Congratulations to Angus Lyver who won the Albert Pootjes Cup for ‘Athlete of the Meet’ at the Manawatū Inter Secondary School ... Read more…
  37. Mathew Jamieson Selected For 2021 Cycling New Zealand Schools’ Focus Group

    Congratulations to year 12 student Mathew Jamieson, who has been selected for the 2021 Cycling New Zealand Schools’ Focus Group. He ... Read more…
  38. Raising Teens to be Good People

    Raising Good People Read more…
  39. Clash of the Colleges - New Zealand Rural Games

    Twelve teams - 48 young men from the PNBHS Young Farmers Club - competed in the Clash of the Colleges at the New Zealand Rural Games ... Read more…
  40. NZ Rural Games - Secondary Schools' Shearing Competition

    For the first time, a Secondary Schools' Shearing Competition was included in the New Zealand Rural Games held earlier this term.  ... Read more…
  41. AgriQuest

    AgriQuest was a careers initiative organised by Talent Central at the Central Districts Field Days. Read more…
  42. Football Regional Training Centre Selections

    Congratulations to PNBHS Footballers Xavier Coleman, Adesh Ganugapati and Callum Kennett, who have been selected in Regional Training ... Read more…
  43. Use Gratitude to Combat Negative Thoughts

    “Inside of me there are two dogs. One is mean and evil and the other is good and they fight each other all the time. When asked which ... Read more…
  44. Basketball New Zealand 2021 Under 14 National Camp

    Congratulations to PNBHS Basketballers Santino Pekepo-Tavaga, Marino Rimene and Nehemiah Su’a, who have been selected in the ... Read more…
  45. Finn Caske Finalist in Hockey New Zealand Sky Sports Awards

    Congratulations and good luck to Year 12 student Finn Caske, who has been named as a finalist in the Hockey New Zealand Sky Sports ... Read more…
  46. Video: RYDA Road Safety Programme

    Young men in Year 12 had the opportunity to complete the RYDA Road Safety programme recently. The day featured six interactive ... Read more…
  47. Community Service - SVA (Student Volunteer Army)

    We encourage all young men, regardless of their year level, to register for the SVA Service Award. This award recognises the positive ... Read more…
  48. Video: Violent Video Games: What Every Parent Needs To Know

    "Screen time. One of the biggest struggles parents of school-age kids face. What’s worse, is video games, like FORTNITE, are both ... Read more…
  49. Parent-Teacher Interviews

    Parent teacher interviews are an opportunity for you to meet with as many of your son’s teachers as possible. Bookings can be made ... Read more…
  50. PNBHS School Holiday Office Hours

    Open daily throughout the holidays 8.00am - 3.30pm Open daily throughout the holidays 8.00am - 3.30pm Closed except for Friday ... Read more…
  51. PNBHS Winter Sports Uniform

    The start of Term Two is always busy as many young men leave their organisation for the start of the winter sports season until the ... Read more…
  52. Brainwave Newsletter

    The Brainwave Trust is a charity that works to promote understanding of the scientific evidence about brain development in young ... Read more…
  53. 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…
  54. Our Sponsors

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