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2023 01 U19 rowing

College pair secure front-row seats for world titles

25 Sep 2023

Fergus Johnston and Charlie Poulter have ‘rowed’ their way to France, lining up for New Zealand in the eight and the pair, respectively, at the World Rowing U19 Championships.

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2023 01a cant champs DTL

College four score clay target success

15 Sep 2023

Kieran Christey has won a shoot-off to claim the A grade Points Score title (73/75) at the Canterbury DTL (Down-the-line) Championships at the Timaru Clay Target Club.

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2023 03 arts week

The mixed media of Arts Week

15 Sep 2023

Musical chairs, a ‘staffroom’ debate, and the challenge of finding student talent have all played a role in an entertaining Arts Week at College.

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2023 06 rodeo claude

College boarders take the bull by the horns for NZ honours

11 Sep 2023

College students Riki Jones and Beau Armstrong will be donning their chaps to take on Australia’s best young bull riders in the annual Trans-Tasman Rodeo Challenge while Claude Armstrong will be stepping into the arena to stare down the steers.

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2023 01 career convos jack caunter

Jack Caunter – taking account of a consultancy career

07 Sep 2023

Old Boy Jack Caunter (14671) believes that having “good friends in good places” helps to build a good career.

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2023 01 science comp

Angus Gifford wins Otago Senior Science Quiz

07 Sep 2023

College Head of Academic Angus Gifford has won the University of Otago Senior Science Quiz, achieving the top mark in Year 13.

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2023 01 alex mckinnon

Author Alex McKinnon opens new page

05 Sep 2023

Author, investment manager, and Old Boy Alex McKinnon (11465) has opened a new page in his career, visiting Christ’s College to share his thoughts on writing and the importance of solid English skills in all facets of life.

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2023 02 winter tournament

Junior XI on title target at SI football tournament

05 Sep 2023

Christ’s College has won the Junior South Island Invitational Football Tournament in Dunedin, with the Junior XI outplaying Otago Boys’ High School in the grand final, 2–0.

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Ben Crawford and Riley Crampton pedal to medals

28 Aug 2023

Star cyclists Ben Crawford and Riley Crampton have geared up to race away with all the titles – including two national titles each – at the 2023 Skoda Southern Tour schools cycling event.

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2023 01 thomas clayson

Young College golfer on course for title tilt

25 Aug 2023

Christ’s College Year 9 boarder Thomas Clayson will tee up at the New Zealand U16 Golf Championship in Timaru this month.

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2023 04 cantamath

Separate skills count in College Cantamath team win

25 Aug 2023

All the numbers have added up to a big win for Christ’s College in the Cantamath team competition, with Ericsson Ye, JJ Wada, Charlie de Costobadie, and Josh Shannahan racing to the Year 10 title and claiming the perfect-score golden ticket.

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Junior A Basketball Grocott Trophy Winners

Three-pointer lands Junior A basketball title

23 Aug 2023

The Christ’s College Junior A basketball team has lifted the inaugural Grocott Trophy, securing the three-point win over Hillmorton High School in overtime at Cowles Stadium.

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2023 01 southern jam

Golden sounds of Southern Jam

16 Aug 2023

College’s Big Band has won Gold at the Southern Jam Youth Jazz Festival in Blenheim.

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2023 01 Luke Kim Award

Award winner Luke Kim leads by example

15 Aug 2023

College Head of International and Round Square Luke Kim has been recognised as an “exceptional role model” at the inaugural Waitaha Canterbury International Student Awards.

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2023 02 csssc

College times ski title run to perfection

14 Aug 2023

Christ’s College has raced away with the overall team title at the Canterbury Secondary Schools Ski and Snowboard Championships at Mount Hutt.

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Jacobs House takes a bow for Best House Play

14 Aug 2023

Jacobs House has lit up the stage, lifting the Tothill Cup for Best House Play at the annual REACTION House Plays Festival in the Assembly Hall.

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2023 career convos will lovell

Numbers add up for accountancy career

10 Aug 2023

Character counts when it comes to graduate recruitment at PwC.

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JJ Wada gains Global Essay short-list spot

08 Aug 2023

Year 10 student JJ Wada has been short-listed for the prestigious John Locke Institute 2023 Global Essay Competition.

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2023 10 bball alumni game

Old Boys steal late win in basketball game

03 Aug 2023

The College Old Boys team has extended its unbeaten record to four wins, overcoming the College A team by one point in the annual basketball clash at Christ’s College.

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2023 07 karaoke

Celebrating the diversity of Round Square

31 Jul 2023

Round Square International Week has brought together the school in a celebration of diversity across a range of entertaining events.

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Exchange Students 2023

Exchanging school places across the world

30 Jul 2023

Unlocking opportunities for students to connect internationally, Christ’s College has welcomed four students from Australia, Germany, and the United States this term.

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Lucas Evans serves up tennis title winner

21 Jul 2023

Tennis talent Lucas Evans has won both the singles and doubles titles at the Rod Laver Lead-in 16 and Under Tier 1 championships at the Brisbane Tennis Centre in Queensland.

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Aaron Kwak

Aaron Kwak packs a trunk for Thailand

20 Jul 2023

Aaron Kwak has been awarded a Round Square (RS) bursary, enabling the Year 11 student to take part in the RS International Service Project in Thailand in December.

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2023 01 aon U15 nationals

College trio on basketball title target

18 Jul 2023

College basketballers have made a big impression on the title court, helping to power the Canterbury U15 side to a National Tournament final win in Auckland.

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Kieran Christey lifts SI clay target trophy

17 Jul 2023

Year 12 student Kieran Christey has lined up two titles after claiming the top spot in both the single rise and single barrel at the South Island Secondary Schools Clay Target Shooting Championships in Dunedin.

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2023 Term 3 Newsletter

13 Jul 2023

Click here to view the Term 3 newsletter.

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2023 02 bubble tea

Bubble tea making for Junior Round Square

01 Jul 2023

The Junior Round Square Committee hosted our Year 9 boarders for a fun evening of bubble tea making during the week.

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2023 04 clay target june

Sights set on clay target titles

27 Jun 2023

Kieran Christey has claimed top spot following a perfect score in the single rise event at the Intercollegiate Clay Target Shooting competition at the Timaru Clay Target Club.

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2023 03 house music

Sell-out House Music another triumph

23 Jun 2023

The eagerly awaited annual Parents' Association House Music Festival has presented a stunning showcase of the talent at Christ’s College.

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2023 01 chess cant champs

College on board for national title chase

23 Jun 2023

Christ's College chess players have made all the right moves at the Canterbury Regional Schools Championships, with the top teams winning the A and B grades.

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2023 01 career convos charlie dyer

Drive to deliver by managing supply chain

16 Jun 2023

At 23, Charlie Dyer (14562) is on the fast track in a supply chain management career.

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2023 02 yale spizzwinks

Taking note of The Yale Spizzwinks(?)

07 Jun 2023

America’s acclaimed – and oldest – undergraduate a cappella group, The Yale Spizzwinks(?), has struck a stunning chord at Christ’s College, mesmerizing students with their performance, and then sharing their vocal skills with College’s Schola Cantorum.

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2023 05 wellbeing week

Connect, learn, and give in Wellbeing Week

07 Jun 2023

Have a break with a mate or connect over a quiz – Wellbeing Week at Christ’s College is in full swing.

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2023 01 career convos rhys bridges

Rhys Bridges – a structured approach to a geotechnical career

02 Jun 2023

Geotechnical engineer Rhys Bridges (14091) has brought depth and structure to a highly informative Christ’s College Career Convos session.

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World Vision conferene

A vision of life without the luxury of water on tap

01 Jun 2023

Somes House is putting its weight behind World Vision’s 40 hour Challenge, 16–18 June.

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2023 07 ABSNZ conference

Taking the lead at Christ’s College

01 Jun 2023

Thirty-two head students have gathered at Christ’s College to discover more about ‘Being a Leading Man’.

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2023 04 scotch cc rs exchange

Round Square – exchanging places in Tasmania

30 May 2023

When James met Seton and Connor met Charles, they believed it was the beginning of a lifelong friendship. All four boys were ready to exchange addresses and embark on a voyage of discovery, despite living on opposites sides of the Tasman Sea.

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2023 06 gifting taonga

In praise of E te atua tapu – the new College waiata

29 May 2023

A new waiata – E te atua tapu (To the Almighty) – that captures the wairua (spirit) of the message has been gifted to Christ’s College by the Puanaki whānau during a powerful mihi whakatau on Thursday morning in the Assembly Hall.

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2023 01 career convos james jerard CC

Powering into an electrical trades career

24 May 2023

Industrial electrician James Jerard (14579) has sparked interest in trades during the first Christ’s College Careers Convos session for 2023.

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2023 01 senior honours tie

Ties that bind – Senior Honours recipients Sam Bosworth and Joe Moody

19 May 2023

A gold medal-winning coxswain who has made rowing history and one of New Zealand’s most powerful present-day rugby props have been awarded Senior Honours Ties at the Christ’s College Assembly.

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