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College connections in diversity

03 Aug 2021

An International Languages Chapel Service and a multilingual karaoke have launched Round Square International Week at Christ’s College.

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Take action for the planet

03 Aug 2021

Join Eco-Action at 28 Chimera Crescent, New Brighton this Sunday, 8 August from 10am–12pm as we populate the red zone with native plants.

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Basketball Alumni shoot to second win

03 Aug 2021

College’s Basketball Alumni team has overpowered College A at the second clash of past and present players in the College Gymnasium.

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Snow, soak and pies

27 Jul 2021

Swathed in extra layers and excited about action-packed days on the slopes, nine of College’s international students headed to Tekapo during the school holidays.

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Charlie Burdon on target with SI title

26 Jul 2021

Charlie Burdon has been named the Skeet High Over All Champion following a perfect score at the 2021 South Island Secondary Schools Clay Target Championships in Timaru...

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2021 Term 3 Newsletter from Garth Wynne

22 Jul 2021

Click here to view the Term 3 newsletter.

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Close clash for Quadrangular Tournament final

09 Jul 2021

Nelson College has won the Rugby Quadrangular Tournament Major Final on Upper on Thursday, overcoming Christ’s College in the final stage of the game, 27–25.

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Courageous approach to inspire young leaders

30 Jun 2021

Hundreds of Christchurch’s emerging leaders have gathered at College for a one-day leadership conference for Year 12 students.

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Game on for active Arts Week at College

25 Jun 2021

A feast of student-led fun has brought boys together for Arts Week at College.

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Joshua joins NZSO National Youth Orchestra

25 Jun 2021

Joshua Hooker is making waves – sound waves!

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Fine art of giving back to College

25 Jun 2021

Old Boy Sam Julian has returned to College to share his university experiences and help senior Design students with their creative processes.

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Justin Hodges strikes winning trio note

24 Jun 2021

College violinist Justin Hodges has added another impressive string to his bow as a member of the best overall group at the New Zealand Chamber Music Contest Canterbury section.

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Jasper Moss powers to national title

23 Jun 2021

Outstanding athlete Jasper Moss has beaten appalling conditions – including freezing rain and a sea of mud ­– to claim a title at the National Secondary School Cross-Country Championships in Hawera.

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New friends the winners on quiz night

21 Jun 2021

A ‘meet and greet’ quiz night has brought together Christchurch’s international students for a fun-filled challenge, along with a great opportunity to make new friends.

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The night the town hall rocked

21 Jun 2021

In one of the best nights of the year, College’s Parents’ Association House Music Festival rocked a packed Town Hall on Thursday 17 June, impressing with musicality, great sounds and...

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College scores OBHS sports exchange win

16 Jun 2021

For the first time since 1999, the Christ’s College 1st XV has beaten Otago Boys’ High School during the annual winter exchange sports tournament.

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College hits winning note at Big Sing

14 Jun 2021

College’s Chapel Choir and Schola Cantorum have taken top honours at the regional Big Sing competition at the Christchurch Town Hall.

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Julius new home of street art

10 Jun 2021

A colourful splash of College sporting life now bursts into the Year 11 common room in Julius House.

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College film-makers shine light on equality

10 Jun 2021

A short film titled The Path to Equality has put five College boys in the spotlight at the prestigious Doc Edge Film Festival.

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Victory again – by a single point

08 Jun 2021

For the second time in a row College pipped Christchurch Boys’ High School at the post to win the much-anticipated annual 1st XV rugby match.

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Great sounds of secondary school music

04 Jun 2021

With four choirs, three chamber music ensembles and the combined Christ’s College and St Margaret’s College orchestra performing, Wednesday night’s Combined Annual Music Concert in the Assembly Hall was a...

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Top spot for Callum Hackston never open to debate

04 Jun 2021

Callum Hackston will debate for New Zealand after being selected for the national team following stellar performances at the Schools’ Debating Championships in Wellington.

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Prefects lead from the front in weekend intensive

03 Jun 2021

College prefects have been reminded that “leadership is not a position or a title, it is action and example” during a new two-day initiative to enhance and extend the school leaders.

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Aaron Kwak over the moon with essay feat

02 Jun 2021

Year 9 student Aaron Kwak plans to travel to a moon named Ariel – at least on paper – and along the way will also receive recognition for writing one of the most outstanding essays in the local NASA Scientist for a Day competition.

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Gumboot day a hit with the boys

28 May 2021

Rain on Friday meant perfect weather for Gumboot Day, College boys wearing wellies with their uniforms to raise awareness of mental health issues, and those needing counselling.

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College runner sets hot road race pace

28 May 2021

Matty Hickman has run away with the Canterbury Schools Road Race Championships U16 title in North Hagley Park, with fellow College runner Art Aitken finishing 5th.

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Fix & Fogg nuts out booming business plan

27 May 2021

College has launched its special Business Banter events by hosting Fix & Fogg Chief Executive Roman Jewell, the co-founder of a highly successful nut butter business.

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College students learn to lead by deeds

27 May 2021

Inspired by College to achieve effective social change, four senior students have recently attended the World Vision Youth Conference to learn more about leadership.

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Round Square selects Christ’s College for international study

26 May 2021

Christ’s College was chosen as the only New Zealand school to participate in a Cross-cultural Study of Student Leadership in Round Square Schools around the world.

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Bruce Chen – Programming for highest honour

26 May 2021

Condell’s House Year 12 student, Bruce Chen has been selected for New Zealand’s International Olympiad Informatics team to compete on a virtual world stage next month.

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Ethical approach to College Olympiad success

26 May 2021

A four-strong team from Christ’s College will compete at the International Ethics Olympiad after winning the South Island title.

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Round Square visits Christchurch Hebrew Centre

26 May 2021

Fifteen College boys, all members of the Round Square Committee, took a look inside the impressive Christchurch Hebrew Centre last week, and learnt a lot about Judaism from Old Boy Asher Etherington.

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College on view at Open Christchurch weekend

24 May 2021

The College doors opened last weekend, and the public poured in to take advantage of Open Christchurch – an inaugural festival showcasing 46 of the city’s unique buildings.

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Sportsmen rewarded with sports Colours

20 May 2021

The efforts of many of College’s summer sportsmen were rewarded at the Summer Sport Colours assembly today.

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Casey Laulala back in Christchurch after 10 years in Europe

20 May 2021

Former All Black and Crusaders back Casey Laulala has joined former teammate Reuben Thorne, coaching upcoming rugby players at Christ’s College in Christchurch.

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Nurturing students to protect the environment

20 May 2021

College students have joined parents and staff to help plant 3000 trees – grown by local schools – along the QEII Adventure Trail.

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A triumph for the classics

18 May 2021

Two classics, one from the 16th century and the other from the 4th century BCE, tested the minds and imaginations of both actors and audiences in this year’s duo of senior productions.

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Tim Wang advances fencing excellence

18 May 2021

College fencer Tim Wang has made his mark at the New Zealand National U15 and Cadet Championships, finishing 2nd in the U15 Men's Foil, and 5th in the U17 Cadet Men's Foil.

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From Sydney with love – for Grandparents Day

14 May 2021

Year 9 boarder in Richards House, Cooper Crighton got the surprise of his life when he spotted grandparents Lynne and Conrad Crighton at today’s annual Grandparents’ Day celebration.

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School House students step out to support Aviva

12 May 2021

Twenty-eight College boys have taken to city streets to help raise funds for Aviva, an organisation that supports whānau and communities to live free from violence.

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Shooters on form in first outing

11 May 2021

Eleven College boys were on target in the 2021 first round of the Secondary School clay target shooting competition on Sunday 9 May at Ellesmere Clay Target Club.

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Race to the top for Jasper Moss

10 May 2021

Outstanding College middle-distance runner Jasper Moss is on a mission to represent his country after defying some opposition and lining up in the U19 800m at the South Island Secondary Schools’ Athletics Championships at Ngā Puna Wai.

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Business Banter – something to talk about

10 May 2021

They started by selling jars of nut butter at weekend farmers’ markets, and today they’re exporting their award-winning product all over the world.

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Harper boys become a slick hospitality team

07 May 2021

They were waiters, coat check attendants, guides, and assistants helping plate up meals – nearly 30 Harper House boys had a taste of hosting and hospitality last weekend acting as staff at the Child Cancer Foundation Southern Lights gala dinner.

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Fields of dreams for Armani

07 May 2021

Rugby or discus – a tough choice when you have just broken a nine-year-old South Island record in the latter but also aspire to play rugby at the highest level.

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National champions flick back into action

07 May 2021

An impressive line-up of national champions – Old Boys Llewey Heale, Louis Beckert, Will Duston and Nick Lidstone – have helped launch the Christ's College hockey season.

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Scott sharpens entrepreneurial skills

03 May 2021

Year 12 student Scott Gregan plans to ‘cut’ his own career path, creating high-quality stainless-steel knives for a growing market

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At College … We will remember them

28 Apr 2021

Our College community gathered for the annual Anzac Day Memorial Service in Chapel, with the boys filing pass the rows of white crosses on the Quad that starkly signify the loss of 152 Old Boys.

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2021 Term 2 Newsletter from Garth Wynne

22 Apr 2021

Click here to view the Term 2 newsletter.

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College wins South Island Secondary Schools’ Athletics titles

20 Apr 2021

College athletes have taken home nine titles at the South Island Secondary Schools’ Athletics Championships at Ngā Puna Wai in Christchurch.

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College students in Shakespeare spotlight

30 Mar 2021

First-time College student director Ciaran Huntley and student actors Henry Briscoe and Josh Jolly have been recognised at the regional Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Competition.

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Stunning run of summer sport

30 Mar 2021

Christ’s College has celebrated a huge week of summer tournament sport, and impressive results across a range of school sports.

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Christ's College Wins Maadi Cup

29 Mar 2021

Christ’s College proved far too strong in the premier event at the National Secondary Schools Rowing Championships, powering to victory in the prestigious Maadi Cup for a record 13th time.

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Drama Honours Ties 2021

Time to take a bow

29 Mar 2021

Oliver Jones, Remy Fitzgerald and Oscar Gosling finished Term 1 with a flourish, receiving their Honours Ties for Drama at the school’s final assembly on Thursday 25 March.

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College thanks Annual Appeal donors

24 Mar 2021

The generous donors who have supported College families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic have been recognised with a special “thank you” afternoon tea in the School House Library.

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College basketballers throw their support behind Aranui school

23 Mar 2021

Christ’s College's Basketball teams have jumped into action, raising funds for new basketball hoops for St James School in Aranui.

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Waiata at the Peace Bell

12 Mar 2021

Thirty-five College choir boys sang two waiata on Thursday 11 March at the annual ceremony of remembrance at the World Peace Bell in Christchurch’s Botanic Gardens.

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