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College bowls out CBHS in Gillette Cup

27 Oct 2021

College was in fine form on Saturday, with the 1st XI scoring 224/9 to secure an impressive 44-run win over Christchurch Boys’ High School in the local Gillette Cup Semi-Final.

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Conservation Award for Eco-Trust

22 Oct 2021

A student-powered initiative to enhance the natural local environment has been recognised at the Conservation Awards.

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College excels in 2021 Zonta Sports Awards

21 Oct 2021

Christ’s College’s Liam Alexander has carried off the title of best all round young sportsman in more than one sporting code in the 2021 annual Zonta Sports Awards. Liam’s achievements in both rowing and hockey singled him out for the honour, while basketball star Joshua Book won the award for the most outstanding individual achievement by a young sportsman specialising in one sport.

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Stellar scholarship season for College students

21 Oct 2021

Christ’s College students have been awarded a remarkable 71 university scholarships for 2022. It is one of the highest number of scholarships in the history of the school, representing an outstanding achievement in a very challenging year.

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Somes wins Reaction House Plays Festival

24 Sep 2021

For the second time running, Somes House won the Tothill Cup Interhouse Drama Trophy at the 2021 Reaction House Plays Festival.

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Rising College sports stars in high-level play

24 Sep 2021

Four outstanding College sportsmen are making their mark in four very diverse sports.

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Sole College gold medallist makes a splash at assembly

23 Sep 2021

The only Olympic gold medallist in College history – Sam Bosworth (13830) – has returned on Wednesday to address assembly. Sam – the coxswain for the triumphant men’s rowing eight at the Tokyo Olympics – has spoken to the boys, alongside Olympic coach – and Mathematics teacher – Tony O’Connor.

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Nau mai ki Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

17 Sep 2021

Can you recite a mihimihi (traditional greeting), sharing your whakapapa (family line)? Do you know the College whakapepeha (motto) – Tiakina tika, ngā tikanga tika (Good traditions, well maintained) or the College whakatakanga (mission) – Tama tū tama ora ki tū i te tū taioreore (Each boy at his best)?

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College trio takes off with Reflex Media

16 Sep 2021

Three College students are piloting a new business that delivers a fresh perspective for real estate and a different focus for commercial business.

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College on target for sporting grand slam

15 Sep 2021

For the first time in more than 170 years, senior College teams are in title contention in four major winter sports over the next two weeks.

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Christ's College Clay Target Shooting Group – Meat and Firewood raffle results

13 Sep 2021

On Saturday 11 September at the Waihora Clay Target clubrooms the draw was held under supervision by two committee members for the meat and firewood raffles.

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All about the music

12 Aug 2021

The scale of College’s musical talent was on stage for all to see in today’s special Music Honours’ Ties assembly.

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Boot bag kicks off in style

12 Aug 2021

It’s in the bag! Year 13 students Anton Marshall and Sean Rutherford-Bradford are marketing a waterproof boot bag to keep sports gear safe and dry

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School of fine art for four College boys

11 Aug 2021

Four College artists – Jake Abbiss, Oli Aikawa, Oscar Nott and Reis Azlan – will be among the Art Stars at an exhibition of Ōtautahi’s future creatives in September.

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College carves up Mount Hutt to take titles

09 Aug 2021

Christ’s College has landed the double at the 2021 Canterbury Secondary School Ski and Snowboard Championships at Mount Hutt, winning both the team and individual titles.

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College delivers winning beat at Southern Jam

09 Aug 2021

College has claimed an overall Gold Award at the Southern Jam Youth Jazz Festival in Blenheim, with both the Big Band and Jazz Combo in the spotlight.

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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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