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Raukura takes out the National Kapahaka title

Congratulations to the Raukura Kapahaka team who won the National Secondary Schools Kapahaka Competition recently.  On finals day, the group delivered a stunning performance that wowed the audience and judges and brought some to tears with their waiata-a-ringa and apakura dedicated to the late Te Arawa leader Mauriora Kingi.  A bi ...

RBHS students win at Chinese Speech Competition

RBHS students had great success at the Chinese Speech Competitions held recently at Western Heights High School.  For the second year in a row, Ryan Beamish won the Best Chinese Speaker overall award, as well as winning the Year 12 and 13 part of the competition.   Breyton Westrupp won the Year 10  category with Michael Stanley coming 2nd, while in the Year 9 c ...

Te Wero

Each year the Rotorua Boys’ High School Year 13 students embark on their traditional two day, 50km multisport challenge which ascends in 2016 comprised of a 26km run and bush trek from RBHS to Lake Okataina Education and Rec Camp. The boys would then stay overnight at the camp with a leadership focus in the evening before resting up fo ...

RBHS Prefect Sam Bocock has won the Rotary Club of Rotorua Secondary Schools Speech Contest (24/05/16)


Rotorua Boys' High School Prefect and Sports Captain, Sam Bocock was the winner of the annual Secondary Schools Speech Contest of the Rotary Club of Rotorua recently.  The topic for this year's contest,  was: "How do we minimise the impact of new technologies on society". Other speakers were Aneesha Dahya of John Pau ...

Hillary Outdoors Programme

During the summer holidays a group of Prefects and potential Prefects for 2016 had the opportunity to experience the Sir Edmund Hillary Outdoor Pursuits Camp. This was an expedition to strengthen the bonds between our leaders of the school. On arrival our competitive nature was as electric as ever, as we straight away challenged the two schools already there to gam ...

National Young Leaders Day (25/05/2016)

When I parked my car at school this morning my eyes were scratchy and I was still half asleep. School was quiet and the sun was yet to rise up. At about 5:45am we left school that morning for Auckland and the National Young Leaders’ Conference 2016. Our small group of 19 Year 12s looking flash in our blazers and ties were represent ...

Gold Medals for Waka Ama Teams (18/05/16)

The National Secondary Schools Waka Ama Competition was held  on Lake Tikitapu.  The Rotorua Boys’ High School paddlers achieved fantastic results and brought home 4 GOLD medals and 1 BRONZE in the Championship races, as well as winning a Plate and a Bowl final. 

First honours for the school went to Manaaki Te K ...

Tickets are now on sale for The Wiz (04/04/16)

Everyone knows the story of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” but this updating by William F. Brown and Charlie Smalls sets Dorothy’s adventures in the Land of Oz to dazzling music in a lively mixture of rock, gospel and soul!

This version of “The Wizard of Oz” is the winner of 7 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and winner of 5 Drama Desk Awards, in ...

Celebrating Success at RBHS (04/04/16)

On Wednesday 30th March, our annual Celebration of Success event was held here at the school. Sixty eight high achievers were acknowledged on the night, which included students who had achieved well in their Academic studies, as well as t ...

RBHS Rugby Squad are training well for the SANIX WORLD RUGBY YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS (04/04/16)

Rotorua Boys’ High School will be representing New Zealand when they compete at the Sanix World Youth Rugby Tournament in Japan in April this year.

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Powhiri welcomes new staff and students to Rotorua Boys High School in 2016 (03/02/16)

Everyone knows the story of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” but this updating by William F. Brown and Charlie Smalls sets Dorothy’s adventures in the Land of Oz to dazzling music in a lively mixture of rock, gospel and soul!

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