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Nelson College
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Motto Pietas Probitas et Sapientia
Type State single sex boys secondary (year 9-13) with boarding facilities
Year established 1856
Address Waimea Road, Nelson
Principal Gary O'Shea
School roll 1062
Socio-economic decile (10 is high) 7
Ministry of Education Institution no. 294
Website www.nelcollege.school.nz (requires plug-in)
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Nelson College is a boys-only state secondary school in Nelson, New Zealand. In addition to the secondary school it runs a Preparatory School for year 7 and 8 boys [1], and it also hosts boarding students. The current headmaster is Gary O'Shea, who replaced Salvi Gargiulo at the end of Term 3, 2006. Image File history File links Wikinews-logo. ... Wikinews is a free-content news source and a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. ... A view of Nelson from the Centre of New Zealand Whakatu/Nelson stands on the southern corner of Tasman Bay in Te Tau Ihu O Te Waka O Maui (the northern end of the South Island), Aotearoa (New Zealand) and is the administrative centre for Nelson Province. ...


A team from Nelson College took part in the first game of rugby played in New Zealand, against the Nelson Rugby Football Club on May 14, 1870 at what is now known as the Botanic Reserve, Nelson. A BCRFC match at Boston College Rugby football, often just referred to as rugby, refers to sports descended from a common form of football developed at Rugby School in England (United Kingdom). ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... A view of Nelson from the Centre of New Zealand Whakatu/Nelson stands on the southern corner of Tasman Bay in Te Tau Ihu O Te Waka O Maui (the northern end of the South Island), Aotearoa (New Zealand) and is the administrative centre for Nelson Province. ...


Each year its rugby team plays against Christ's College, Wanganui Collegiate School and Wellington College in a rugby tournament called the "Quadrangular", which began in 1925. Christs College, Canterbury is an independent boys-only Anglican secondary school in Christchurch, New Zealand. ... Introduction The Wanganui Collegiate School is an independent, coeducational, mixed day and boarding secondary school. ... {{Infobox NZ For other articles under the same title, visit the disambiguation page. ...


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Nelson College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (184 words)
Nelson College is a boys-only state secondary school in Nelson, New Zealand.
A team from Nelson College took part in the first game of rugby played in New Zealand, against the Nelson Rugby Football Club on May 14, 1870 at what is now known as the Botanic Reserve, Nelson.
Each year its rugby team plays against Christ's College, Wanganui Collegiate School and Wellington College in a rugby tournament called the "Quadrangular", which began in 1925.
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