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Blazing the trail

14 Jul 2020

From Christchurch to Qatar, Alex Baird’s (13218) career has taken him to Australia, Hawaii, Canada and Norway in between.

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Cardiologist in the making

07 Jul 2020

Uddaka Wijesinghe (13644) is a young doctor in Auckland, who attended Christ’s College 2006-2010.

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A passion for Christchurch

01 Jul 2020

James Stringer (12720) has a clear ambition – to put Christchurch on the map as one of the world’s most liveable cities.

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Africa no safari for Rod

30 Jun 2020

Kenya and Southern Tanzania provided some of the best experiences in Rod Heard’s (5761) lifelong career in sheep and beef farming.

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Manuka oil-based products prove a winner

30 Jun 2020

Television’s Country Calendar has featured them, and sales of their natural healing products are soaring both here and abroad.

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Online farmers’ market launched in lockdown

30 Jun 2020

The onset of Covid-19 earlier this year meant Hamish Hutton (10718) and Suzy Hutton pulled out all stops to get Maker2u.com, the online farmers market, launched earlier than planned.

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Guy sets up his own business

30 Jun 2020

When he established Buchanan Financial Partners in 2020, Guy Buchanan (11691) took the biggest step of his financial planning career.

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Beating stress and lifting mood

30 Jun 2020

Best-selling author and illustrator Matthew Johnstone (9458) is continuing to make waves with his unique perspectives on mental health and wellbeing.

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New Zealand Order of Merit for Don Long

30 Jun 2020

Donald Stuart Long (7514) who was in Julius House from 1963-1967 was made a member of the prestigious New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020.

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Calling all photographers

30 Jun 2020

At school from 1965 to 1969, he was already a keen photographer when he arrived.

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Love of law and poetry

30 Jun 2020

A love of the law has seen Auckland-based Nick Gresson (6161) QSM, born in 1939, spend a lifetime working for justice in the community – and being rewarded for it...

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Business world fascinates Norman

30 Jun 2020

The business world has always fascinated Norman Engel (11712), an experienced and specialist business broker, who left College in 1998 and is now head of Business Sales for Savills Commercial...

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Making a difference through WFP

30 Jun 2020

Sam Clendon (12462) is used to living out of a suitcase. Although based in Bangkok at the Asia Pacific regional office of the World Food Programme, Sam spends more time...

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George Ritchie (11340)

23 Jun 2020

George Ritchie made the unlikely switch from currency trading to farming seven years ago.

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Joe Moody (12994)

16 Jun 2020

Even before getting close to its halfway point, the 2020 season has already become one to remember.

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Sam Johnson (12962)

09 Jun 2020

Even before Sam left College in 2006, his dedication to social causes was felt by others.

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Robert Bell (12000)

02 Jun 2020

A firm believer in the power of education, Robert has been busy learning how to make a difference in people’s lives.

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Leigh Hart (10284)

29 Apr 2020

Studios and technical staff are a thing of the past for now, as Leigh Hart settles into the living room at home for his latest project – Leigh Hart’s Big...

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Andrew Henderson (9710)

28 Apr 2020

One person who is relishing lockdown’s "home detention" is Detective Andrew “Blue” Henderson.

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David Clouston (11085)

28 Apr 2020

It has been a 2020 harvest to remember.

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Bay de Lautour (5663)

28 Apr 2020

Between grubbing thistles a few hours a day and fronting Zoom business meetings, Bay de Lautour’s life is busier than ever.

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Sam Cowdy (12018)

28 Apr 2020

Sam Cowdy is part of the Christchurch family-owned business of Cowdy and Co, and he runs the firm’s commercial and residential sales with brother Nick, another Old Boy.

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Zach Gallagher (14822)

28 Apr 2020

2019 Head Prefect Zach Gallagher’s first year out in the big wide world is not playing out quite as he expected.

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