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Old Boys

Formed in 1877, the Christ's College Old Boys' Association (CCOBA) aims to support College, foster the continued interest of Old Boys in their old school, and facilitate contact between them.

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About CCOBA

Christ's College Old Boys' Association (CCOBA) is an integral part of our College community. The Association is a worldwide network, made up of over 5,000 life members, with branches in Australia, London and throughout New Zealand.

We support College by providing scholarships for the boys, and over the years have raised funds that resulted in the building of the Memorial Dining Hall (1925), the enlargement and reconstruction of the Chapel (1957), and the Old Boys' Theatre (2000).

The current president of the CCOBA is Richard Polson (11785).

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Membership

Membership of the Association is open to all boys who attended Christ’s College. You may not have joined CCOBA as a school leaver but it is never too late.

Where are they now? Richard Reed (5788)

18 May 2022

Retired pathologist, Angus cattle breeder, arts patron and renowned lecturer, Dr Richard Reed enjoys a much storied life in Melbourne.

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Mark Hindmarsh

Irish pubs in Brazil, whisky on Waiheke

18 May 2022

From Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands, Mark Hindmarsh (10715) came to Christ’s College in 1987. Now, after a lifetime of adventures around the globe, he is back in the north – at Onetangi on Waiheke Island.

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CCOBA scholarship

Old Boys' Scholarship

Established in 1922, the Old Boys' Scholarship Fund now financially assists up to five boys who would not otherwise have the opportunity to attend, by covering 33% of their tuition fees throughout their time at College.