29 Mar 2021
Old Boys Dan Batchelor (9549), left, and Grier Fuller (10569) again held the Maadi Cup following an emphatic victory by Christ’s College on Lake Karapiro, having been involved in wins...
24 Mar 2021
In mid-December last year, Canterbury Country Cricket hosted a function to acknowledge the contribution Sir Allan Wright had made to the association since its inception in 1960.
19 Mar 2021
Figure out what you can be best at – ideally the best in the world, be bold and optimistic.
17 Mar 2021
In 1998, my book on capital punishment in New Zealand was published, called Guilty on The Gallows.
05 Mar 2021
After leaving College, Andrew (Blue) Henderson (9710) studied Farm Management at Lincoln University. He was a farmer, production manager, dive instructor, commercial diver entrepreneur and rural contractor.
26 Feb 2021
Nigel Taylor (7235) started his career as an economist in the export meat industry, working in Christchurch and London.
23 Feb 2021
Six more posters of Old Boys will grace the walls of Christ’s College, providing fresh inspiration to the next generation of College students.
On again, off again – Christ’s College’s reunion weekend was a hit last weekend, glorious weather adding to a heady mix of memories and old friendships rekindled.
01 Feb 2021
College featured once again in the 2021 New Year Honours with two Old Boys being celebrated.
The timing was uncanny.
New York City is the place Henry Hargreaves (11589) wants to be right now, in spite of the global pandemic – it’s home and the hub of his fine art...
It’s a working farm, a walking track, and a honey pot.
Christ’s College was the benefactor of a generous windfall which was donated to College from property developers, Old Boy Craig Pickett (11332) and his business partner Mark Revis.
27 Nov 2020
The Wairarapa Annual General Meeting was held on Saturday 7 November. Afterwards, just under 30 Old Boys gathered for the Wairarapa Long Lunch at the historic Masterton Club, built in 1903.
26 Nov 2020
Put Friday 15 October 2021 in your diary now. That’s the date for next year’s annual Old Boys’ Golf Tournament.
Twenty-four of us from the year of 1955 made it to our 65 Years On reunion, down somewhat on previous years, but Covid-19 had restricted travel, especially for our North...
Food, drinks, friends and good conversation – the Christchurch Long Lunch, was a resounding success. The annual lunch took place on Friday 20 November at The Christchurch Club – 120...
The Auckland Branch of the CCOBA recently had its AGM and Long Lunch at the Corner Bar at Remuera.
Josh Ting (15049) is passionate about the next generation of doctors.
25 Nov 2020
From child patron to part-time employee to co-owner – the Christchurch institution Spagalimis Pizzeria, has been part of Richard Winter’s (11827) life since he was tiny.
Henry Rolleston (14488) might look familiar.
Richard Harding’s (4455) young border collie is sitting patiently at his feet, giving his 98-year-old master a steady stare that means it’s time for a quick walk followed by dinner.
Old Boy Edward Bijl (13222), who left College in 2008, can still be regularly seen back on campus.
22 Sep 2020
What Peter Skelton (6219), 81, doesn’t know about the environment, isn’t worth knowing.
21 Sep 2020
Not until the last term of his final year at Christ’s College, did Guy Heveldt (13126) identify a future career.
18 Sep 2020
Everyone and everything is connected and, according to Old Boy Pete Oswald (14386), if you can do something positive you should.
Pre-planted vegetable boxes and hemp oil for calming dogs were both in the mix when four
In a nail-biting finish after a neck and neck game it was the Old Boys who pulled through, taking a 97–95 win at the inaugural Old Boys vs Senior A...
Recent Old Boy Sam Howard is helping other young voters to better understand politics.
28 Jul 2020
Two Old Boys, both from Harper House, were present at assembly on Thursday 23 July to receive the prestigious award of a Senior Honours tie.
14 Jul 2020
From Christchurch to Qatar, Alex Baird’s (13218) career has taken him to Australia, Hawaii, Canada and Norway in between.
07 Jul 2020
Uddaka Wijesinghe (13644) is a young doctor in Auckland, who attended Christ’s College 2006-2010.
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.
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.
Television’s Country Calendar has featured them, and sales of their natural healing products are soaring both here and abroad.
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.
When he established Buchanan Financial Partners in 2020, Guy Buchanan (11691) took the biggest step of his financial planning career.
Best-selling author and illustrator Matthew Johnstone (9458) is continuing to make waves with his unique perspectives on mental health and wellbeing.
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.
At school from 1965 to 1969, he was already a keen photographer when he arrived.
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...
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...
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...
23 Jun 2020
George Ritchie made the unlikely switch from currency trading to farming seven years ago.
16 Jun 2020
Even before getting close to its halfway point, the 2020 season has already become one to remember.
09 Jun 2020
Even before Sam left College in 2006, his dedication to social causes was felt by others.
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.
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...
28 Apr 2020
One person who is relishing lockdown’s "home detention" is Detective Andrew “Blue” Henderson.
It has been a 2020 harvest to remember.
Between grubbing thistles a few hours a day and fronting Zoom business meetings, Bay de Lautour’s life is busier than ever.
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.
2019 Head Prefect Zach Gallagher’s first year out in the big wide world is not playing out quite as he expected.