Monday, 22 August 2016

TVNZ News Release - Tauranga Boys' Olympians

Tauranga upholds reputation as nursery for NZ's finest sailors
Tauranga has gained a formidable reputation as the nursery for some of our finest dinghy sailors, including gold medalist Peter Burling and bronze medalist Sam Meech.
The well-stocked boathouse at the city's biggest yacht club is evidence to locals' claims the sailing success is "no coincidence".
Another ingredient in the water is the enthusiastic role of Tauranga Boys' College, the school which Burling, Meech and Jason Saunders all attended at the same time. Card payment fee of

Remarkably, the school's old boy presence extends beyond the three sailors, with ex-students including rower Mahe Drysdale, whitewater kayaker Mike Dawson and another kayaker Bryden Nicholas representing the Cook Islands.
Proud principal Robert Mangan says the school is "basking in reflective glory".
"We're riding the crest of the wave in terms of success."


Please click on link below to view the news report on TVNZ.


http://tvnz.co.nz/seven-sharp/mahe-drysdale-headlines-tauranga-boys-high-s-remarkable-record-olympics-success-video-6486987

Make Drysdale (Gold Medal - Rowing single Sculls)

Peter Burling with Blair Tuke (Gold Medal Race)
Mike Dawson (Kayaking)

Jason Saunders (4th Place - Sailing Multihull),  Peter Burling (Gold Medal - Sailing 49er Class), Sam Meech (Bronze Medal - Sailing Men's Laser)
Bryden Nicholas (representing the Cook Islands - Kayaking)



Monday, 8 August 2016

Minsu - Golfing Success

We are very proud of Minsu (Korea) who yesterday was the youngest student from Tauranga Boys' College to ever win the Plate Award at Te Puke Golf Course with a individual Gross score of (72). Tauranga Boys' College went on to win the Nett competition.


Sunday, 7 August 2016

Leo & Xiaofeng - Hockey (Tauranga versus Thames Valley)

Tauranga lead most of the game and Leo (Germany) scored a great goal off a PC. Unfortunately Thames Valley fought back and the final score was a 2 all draw.
Leo 


Xiaofeng (China) supporting his homestay brother Leo at the game

SIP Group (China)

Welcome to our short-term group from China SIP.




Day out to Rotorua

Last week we took our visiting short term groups from Labo (Japan), SIP (China) and Yang Ming (Taiwan) along with Jason, Darren and Sam to the Luge and Fairy Springs (Kiwi Encounter) in Rotorua. The boys had a great time, enjoying each others company and the all the special activities on the day. 


Enjoying the Gondolar and Scenic Views at Skyline, Rotorua

Sam (Hong Kong), Jason & Darren (China) outside Kiwi Encounter

The thrills of Fairy Springs, Rotorua

SIP  boys getting a bit wet! (China)

Darren, Sam & Jason - Very Wet!!

Waiting for the Luge, Labo Group (Japan)

Mika & Takeshi (Labo Staff)

Fun on the Luge

Labo (Japan) - Skyline views 

Fun on the Luge, Skyline Rotorua

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Powhiri for Yang Ming Group

This week our Short Term Group from Taiwan Yang Ming enjoyed a Powhiri at Tauranga Intermediate School


Tuesday, 2 August 2016