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NZCT Chamber Music Contest 2022 3 edited

Onwards and upwards

05 Jul 2022

The Berlin Trio, comprising Joshua Hooker, his sister Jasmine from St Andrew’s College and Ryan Gu will compete in the national finals of the Chamber Music NZ Schools’ Competition.

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From Irving Berlin to the Jackson 5

01 Jul 2022

Taylor Swift was there; so were ABBA, Queen and The Exponents – along with the whole Christ’s College community!

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The Duke would be proud

30 Jun 2022

Year 13 Henry King became the first College boy in 2022 to be awarded his Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award in assembly today.

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Space for Planet Earth Challenge coral bleaching

Mapping coral reef collaboration

29 Jun 2022

The ground-breaking achievements of four College students feature on the international Round Square website.

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All about architecture

23 Jun 2022

Architectural graduate and Old Boy Ben Russell drew a record crowd of 18 students to College’s latest Career Convos session on 23 June.

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Assembly T2 W8 Language Awards

Language scholars win awards

23 Jun 2022

Speaking another language takes hard work, practice and courage.

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College harriers set hot pace at nationals

22 Jun 2022

Otto Church and Jasper Moss have produced superb runs at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Cross-Country Championships and the Regional Cross-Country Team Relay Championships at the Saxton Field Sports Complex in Nelson.

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Rylind Wheeler makes massive splash

21 Jun 2022

Triple gold medallist Rylind Wheeler has put in a stunning performance at the South Island Secondary School Swimming Championships in Dunedin.

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SVA award

Service before self

17 Jun 2022

More than 700 hours of service to the community were rewarded with Student Volunteer Army Service award presentations to two senior students in assembly on Thursday 16 June.

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Hitting the right notes

16 Jun 2022

When it comes to music, College is hitting all the right notes.

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College bands upbeat for Rockquest

14 Jun 2022

Two College bands have won through to the next round of Smokefree Rockquest.

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Sustainable ideas prove winners at Trade Fair

13 Jun 2022

Lawn mowing, an app for ordering school lunches, a key ring company featuring corks and scrap-metal, washable car bins for clean cars, water-resistant backpacks – with sustainability as its theme, the 2022 Commerce, Business, Innovation and Enterprise Trade Fair was a winner.

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In the palm of his hand

09 Jun 2022

You could have heard a pin drop! There wasn’t a sound as Thimeth Wijesinghe presented his compelling award-winning speech, “Unity of the World” in assembly today.

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Top tournament spot for Matthew Brett

09 Jun 2022

Matthew Brett has been named in the U17 volleyball tournament team following his Canterbury side’s success at the inter-provincial championships in Wellington.

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Richard Turpie and Chase

Heartfelt marathon raises more than $40,000

08 Jun 2022

Old Boy Richard Turpie (15212) has raised nearly $42,000 after undertaking a marathon mission to support the journey to a new heart for five-year-old Chase Porter.

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Gateway to Computer Science career via Stanford

03 Jun 2022

Georgia Tech graduate Chris Jung has taken a slight detour, returning to College to share his American university experience with students before heading back to the United States to undertake a Master’s Degree in Computer Science at Stanford.

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Setting sail for a better world

29 May 2022

Year 13 student and sailor Arthur Mahon shares his voyage of discovery as a member of a special crew focusing on sailing, marine conservation and environmental protection.

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Formidable forwards play on – 70 years on

28 May 2022

Seventy years on – and at age 87 – both Tom Tothill (5712) and John Clayton (5652) are back in play for the Christ’s College Rugby Reunion on Friday.

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Old Boys team up to kick off Rugby Reunion

27 May 2022

More than 30 former 1st XV players have lined up at College on Friday to celebrate their Rugby heydays during an action-packed reunion, culminating in a sideline seat for the big clash with Christchurch Boys’ High School at Orangetheory Stadium.

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Senior Honours Tie – the Right Hon Sir Andrew Tipping

26 May 2022

A former Supreme Court Judge, the Right Hon Sir Andrew Tipping (6706), has been awarded a Senior Honours Tie at Assembly by College Old Boys’ Association President Angus Dysart-Paul.

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Taste of home at Flower’s House dinner

25 May 2022

Year 12 boarder Joshua Peckitt shares tasty titbits about the evolution of the much lauded Flower’s House Year Group Dinner.

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Silver medal for ethical Olympians

23 May 2022

Year 13 students Yusef Elnahas, Thimeth Wijesinghe, William Morris and James Griffin have won silver at the 2022 Ethics Olympiad.

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Tickled pink with Bring Your Difference Week

20 May 2022

Bring Your Difference Week has culminated in Pink Shirt Day today, with boys bringing extra colour to the school grounds to celebrate diversity, inclusion and kindness across College.

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College ie faitaga – a more uniform approach to diversity

19 May 2022

Pasifika students are donning the ie faitaga for the first time as part of their College uniform.

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Thimeth’s speech sets scene for national finals

17 May 2022

Year 13 student Thimeth Wijesinghe has won the regional finals of the National Race Unity Speech Awards and will be off to Auckland next month to compete in the semi-finals and finals weekend.

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Accentuate the positive via Bring Your Difference Week

16 May 2022

In tandem with Bullying-Free New Zealand Week, our student-led Wellbeing Committee has introduced its own Bring Your Difference Week, culminating in Pink Shirt Day on Friday.

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College inducts Chapel Choristers

16 May 2022

The power of music spoke volumes in the Chapel on Friday evening as 26 choristers were inducted into the College Choir.

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College coach nets top basketball award

09 May 2022

Christ’s College Senior A Basketball Coach Ben Sheat has been named Coach of the Year at the Basketball New Zealand Awards.

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ANZAC service on the Quad

06 May 2022

For the first time in three terms the whole College community sang together at today’s service for the Commemoration of the Fallen.

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It’s Harvard for Brad

05 May 2022

Recent Old Boy Bradley Shearer is off to one of the world’s most prestigious universities, Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

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Oli Aikawa’s picture-perfect park scene stars

03 May 2022

Year 13 student Oli Aikawa has been awarded The Creators’ Room Scholarship for his colourful oil artwork titled ‘Hagley’.

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Boys take Duke of Edinburgh challenge in their stride

03 May 2022

Twenty-eight boys have scaled new heights, completing the Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award tramps in Arthur’s Pass National Park at the start of the school holidays.

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Newsletter Term 2 2020

2022 Term 2 Newsletter from Garth Wynne

29 Apr 2022

Click here to view the Term 2 newsletter.

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End of term Chapel service

07 Apr 2022

The organ played, the choir sang. For a moment, it seemed pre-Covid!

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Different ways to becoming a doctor

07 Apr 2022

Medicine looked very human today when two recent Old Boys and trainee doctors fronted for the latest Career Convos session, outlining how to navigate the path into medical studies.

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Round Square hosts Suhoor for Ramadan

06 Apr 2022

College students and staff have gathered for the Suhoor – a pre-fasting breakfast – to mark the start of Ramadan.

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Hockey ethos attracts Synergy

04 Apr 2022

Hockey enjoys a high profile at Christ’s College and this season it will be teaming up with Synergy Investments in a partnership celebrating youth, vitality, energy and drive.

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Christ’s College crews race to Maadi medals

04 Apr 2022

Two College crews have lined up in the U18 coxed eight Maadi Cup A Final at Lake Ruataniwha near Twizel on Saturday, with the top boat finishing second in the premier rowing event.

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College defends shield, takes 1st XI cricket title

28 Mar 2022

College has won the Two-Day Cup Competition following a draw in the annual 1st XI cricket fixture against Christchurch Boys’ High School (CBHS).

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Career Convos offers a first step on the workplace ladder

24 Mar 2022

College has launched the Career Convos series with a breakfast session on the construction industry featuring Naylor Love Project Manager Tom Pyatt and Quantity Surveyor Sud Sharma.

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