Uniform Shop

The uniform shop is closed during the term break. It will open from Monday 29 April at 12.30pm.

Farewell Haka for Mr Verić

Our boys' Haka for Mr Verić. This is respect. Click here for video

School Cross Country – Results

Hope everyone enjoyed the School Cross Country on Wednesday! Congratulations to Donnelly House and everybody who participated.

Feilding High School – Pre-Season Rugby Fixture

Old Boys, and friends, are invited to attend the pre-season rugby fixture between New Plymouth Boys’ High School and Feilding High School on Saturday, 6th April, playing on the racecourse at New Plymouth Raceway. 2nd XV Rugby - 10.30am game start1st XV Rugby - 12noon game start Please go along and support our boys in this pre-season fixture!

Whanganui Collegiate School Exchange

1.40pm kick-off, Wednesday, 1 May 2019

School Cross Country

Wednesday, 10th April 2019

18 March 2019 Message from the Headmaster Mr Paul Verić

Please click here for message from the Headmaster Mr Paul Verić.

Boarding School Open Day

Monday, 1st April 2019 - 11.00am.

Athletics Day – Results

Congratulations to Hatherly House and winners!

Financial + Career Smarts for Teens Seminar

NPBHS and NPGHS parents, Yr12 and Y13 students are invited to attend a financial seminar by Hannah McQueen. Parents of Yr 9 to 11 students are also welcome to attend. Cost: Free admissionRegister here: https://financialsmartsseminarnpbhsandnpghs.eventbrite.co.nz  

2019 Swimming Sports Results

Congratulations to all winners, Barak House, and everyone who participated. We look forward to next year!

Annual Work Day – Friday 8 March

This is an opportunity for the young men of the school to work in the community for a day and earn at least $40. Please note: No classes on Friday 8 March

World School International Forum – 2019

World School International Forum 2019 in Romania Are you a Yr 12-13 student? Are you interested in learning about other cultures? Would you like to represent our School by attending an International Forum Sunday 22 September to Saturday 5 October in Iași, Romania? This year’s host school will be Costache Negruzzi High School. NPBHS is the only school in NZ to be invited to attend this annual forum and three students and an accompanying teacher may participate. The approximate cost of the trip will be $4,000, plus any additional spending money. Further information…

New Headmaster – Mr Sam Moore

The New Plymouth Boys' High School Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of the current Deputy Headmaster, Mr Sam Moore, as the school's 11th Headmaster. Mr Moore will begin his new responsibilities in Term 2. We wish him all the best in his new position.   About Mr Moore Sam Moore is an Old Boy of St Patrick's College, Silverstream so has an excellent understanding of traditional boys' Schools. He has a Diploma in Teaching and a Graduate Diploma in Technology. Sam is an experienced and accomplished Hostel Manager. In…

Retiring Staff 2018

We farewell the following staff at the end of Term 4. All the best for your retirements!   Mr John Tullett John stands at his classroom window looking into the distance. The sky is blue and punctuated by white puffy clouds. We soon learn that these clouds have magical powers, enough power to lift a glider high into the sky and this is what John is standing there contemplating. How high and far could the thermals lift his glider today. John’s knowledge and understanding of the world around him is one of wonder…

2019 School Terms and Holidays

2019 school terms and holidays    

2019 Start of the Year Arrangements

For information about the start of the year, please click here.      

Student Leaders in 2018:

The 2018 Head Boy and House Leaders: NPBHS Leaders 2018:

Important Notice

Update: 21/02/18 2:26pm NPBHS is closed today. We are expecting further advice from the Ministry of Education tonight. We will let you know as soon as we know their position on our water quality and supply. While we have sent hostel students home for the weekend there is a possibility that the day school may be open on Thursday and/or Friday. We hope to confirm this one way or another later tonight.

Headmasters Newsletter:

Term 4 December 2018 Newsletter: Headmasters Newsletter   Term 3 September 2018 Newsletter: Headmasters Newsletter

Start of 2018

The important dates for the start of 2018:

Mike King Community talk

Come and join Mike King at...

Senior Prize-Giving 2018 Headmasters Speech

Tīhei mauri ora, he mihi ki te runga rawa He mihi ki Taranaki te maunga Te whare e tū ake nei, tēnā koe Te marae kei waho rā, tēnā koe Ki a koutou rā te kanohi ora, te iwi o Te Atiawa nui tonu

Awards Dinner – Headmaster Address

Kāore te kumara e kōrero mō tōna ake reka The sweet potato doesn’t need to say how sweet he is. I thought this whakatauki was an appropriate way to introduce my topic tonight....

Sir Richard Faull – Alumni Meriti

This is the second of our incredible Old Boys we are inducting into the prestigious Alumni Meriti (distinguished old boys) group, this term.  Sir Richard Faull, we welcome you to your school.  We honour you today in front of your school, family, and friends....          

(HPV) – Free Vaccine

This notice is to inform you that this vaccine is now available free from your GP For more information:  www.health.govt.nz/hpv    

Graham Mourie – Alumni Meriti

On Monday 22nd we held a special assembly to induct Graham Mourie to our Alumni Meriti. The Headmasters Induction Speech   https://www.facebook.com/NPBHSchool/posts/1621033331263461  

Sir John Graham

New Plymouth Boys' High School and the New Plymouth Boys' High School Old Boys' Association extends its condolences to Shiela Lady Graham and the extended Graham family, as Sir John passed away peacefully late Wednesday evening.

Mumps Notification

Currently, reported cases of Mumps are on the rise, affecting various regions within the North Island and New Zealand. Forty-eight cases of Mumps were diagnosed in June 2017, with more under investigation and mostly affecting people in the 15-19 year age-range.....  

Headmasters Assembly Speech July 2017 – Caring

I have been thinking about this topic for some time boys....