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You can be pushed to your limits - Clint Darwen '88
Thursday, September 21
The sense of pride is very real for Old Boys of Auckland Grammar School. Whether it is being on the sidelines of a 1st XV fixture or attending a reunion...
A lifelong affiliation with Grammar - the James-Everton twins
Monday, August 14
Starting as a new student in Form 3 at Auckland Grammar School can be a daunting prospect for anyone. However, if you have an older brother already at...
"I am so grateful for the Gateway programme" - Taylor Shields '17
Wednesday, July 19
The Gateway programme at Auckland Grammar School places students in a career option ‘tester’, so they are able to get a better understanding...
Creating bonds that last a lifetime - Angus Johnstone '12
Tuesday, July 11
Along with academia, the arts and extracurricular activities, sport is a key part of a student's education at Auckland Grammar School. The shared experience...
"Hard work always pays off in the end!" - Amiel Lindesay '90
Sunday, May 7
Form 3 students who walk through the doors to the Great Hall for the first time are often apprehensive about what the next five years will bring during...
The foundation of Goodlids - Dane Watson '08
Thursday, May 4
The Old Boys' Association ensures a strong connection with Auckland Grammar School once students become Old Boys on their next stage of their life...
"Football can be really positive" - Andrew Aris '91
Thursday, April 27
Football is one of over 30 sports on offer to students at Auckland Grammar School with a number of Old Boys going on to have significant careers with the...
A message from incoming OBA President Murray McKinnon '59
Wednesday, December 14
The School has finished the year on a high note, as was evident at the various functions and events that I attended during the last week of Term 4.
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From start-up company to worldwide business - Paul Organ '05
Monday, December 12
Tibbs House, the School's boarding hostel, sits adjacent to the campus and can accommodate up to 125 students across all year levels, giving out of...
"Never be afraid to change your path" - Eric Patton '80
Monday, October 17
When Old Boys are asked about their first day of Form 3 at Auckland Grammar School, most of them will talk about the feeling of apprehension. They talk...
From 'quite directionless' to the big screen - Tom Cotton '99
Thursday, July 21
Auckland Grammar School has a large network of Old Boys from all different walks of life. Most students who come through the hallowed doors of the Great...
Six Old Boys compete at the Henley Royal Regatta
Wednesday, July 6
Over the past week, five Auckland Grammar Old Boys have competed at the Henley Royal Regatta held on the Thames River.

Established in 1839, it is...
Hybrid 2.0, the debut solo art show from Brad Novak '89
Wednesday, June 8
A number of Old Boys have gone on to become outstanding artists and have their works published around New Zealand.

One such artist is Old Boy Brad...
Headmaster's Heritage Committee interview with George Ferrier '14
Wednesday, April 27
Established in 2019, the Headmaster's Heritage Committee works to preserve the history of Auckland Grammar School through research and interviews with...
Rugby mad as a kid, still Rugby mad - Anthony Posa '84
Tuesday, March 15
Auckland Grammar School has a proud history and tradition when it comes to sports, with over 30 different codes on offer to students today. A large number...
Making a lifetime of memories - Rob McLeod '81
Tuesday, February 15
When students start their tenure at Auckland Grammar School, one of the first things they learn are the School's values: excellence, commitment, respect,...
"A life of purpose and meaning" - Carl van Roon '97
Wednesday, December 15
In 2021, the University of Auckland published their annual '40 Under 40' list, 40 of their most inspiring young alumni. Auckland Grammar School...
The University of Auckland's 40 Under 40 for 2021
Monday, November 8
The University of Auckland has published their list of '40 Under 40', 40 inspiring young alumni who continue to shine in both their professional...
Interview with the oldest living Old Boy, Dr Laurie Reynolds '28
Monday, October 11
Members of the Headmaster's Heritage Committee have been speaking to some of our Old Boys about their careers, and how their time at the School shaped...
Heritage Week interview with Mr Max Gimblett '50
Monday, September 20
Members of the Headmaster's Heritage Committee have been speaking to some of our Old Boys about their careers, and how their time at the School shaped...
New Zealand CIO Finalist Avinash de Silva '07
Wednesday, September 1
Interviews with Old Boys conducted over the years have had a common thread - these gentlemen are proud to be Old Boys of Auckland Grammar School, and this...
Heritage Week interview with Mr Ron Chadwick '47
Tuesday, August 24
Members of the Headmaster's Heritage Committee have been speaking to some of our Old Boys about their careers, and how their time at the School shaped...
Heritage Week interview with Dr Henry Wong Doe '90
Monday, August 23
Members of the Headmaster's Heritage Committee have been speaking to some of our Old Boys about their careers, and how their time at the School shaped...
He was no athlete, now he's an Ironman - David Carroll '84
Sunday, July 11
There are several sports that come under the umbrella of Multisport at Auckland Grammar School, including Triathlon, where competitors take part in in...
From Lower Hutt, to Grammar, to business owner - Adam King '85
Thursday, June 3
There are over 30 sports available for students to participate in at Auckland Grammar School. While some are quite traditional - Rugby, Basketball, Squash,...
Climbing the Grammar ladder - Sidhant Sharma '10
Tuesday, June 1
There is something for everyone at Auckland Grammar School. Whether it be on the sports field, on stage or in the classroom, the School and its masters...
"The Olympics is the ultimate goal" - Jack Ready '14
Tuesday, April 20
Many of the current students and Old Boys who have competed for Auckland Grammar School as part of the Rowing squad have taken part in the Learn to Row...
A new book by Emeritus Professor Murray Meikle '52
Monday, April 19
Emeritus Professor Murray Meikle '52 has recently published a large tome about immigration from the United Kingdom to New Zealand, entitled A New Britain...
An astounding tale of survival - Phil Kerslake '73
Thursday, March 25
Being diagnosed with cancer - at any age - is a devastating blow. But imagine being just two years out of high school only to be told that you have multiple...
Swimming the ultimate race - Paul Kingsman '80
Tuesday, March 16
The Summer Olympic Games is the pedigree of sports competition, with thousands of athletes from around the world competing against the best of the best....
100 years young - Emeritus Professor Dr Bruce Harris '34 AM
Monday, March 8
On Sunday 7 March 2021, Emeritus Professor Dr Bruce Harris '34 AM joined an elite group of Old Boys when he turned 100 years old.

Dr Harris...
Keeping the Grammar tradition alive - Miller Hawkesby '15
Thursday, January 21
The Auckland Grammar Rowing Squad has a strong contingent of rowers from all year levels. The squad competes at various races and regattas across the year,...
Living the dream up in the sky - Krittamet Chiewvatsagonchai ’13
Tuesday, October 13
Massey University’s School of Aviation was fortunate to still host its annual Wings Ceremony. The ceremony takes place as each cohort completes the...
A passion for Engineering equals a dream job - Sam Taylor '88
Wednesday, October 30
Established in 1893 - 30 years after Auckland Grammar School was founded - the Auckland Grammar School Old Boys' Association celebrated 125 years in...
A celebration of Music at Grammar - Matthew '91 and Aron Ottignon '96
Wednesday, August 14
Auckland Grammar School commemorated its 150th anniversary in May 2019 with a grand celebration of 27 events held across nine days. Acknowledging the past...
From medicine to pop art - Brad Novak '89
Thursday, June 27
Pop art and medicine are two professions that seem in stark contrast to each other, but for Brad Novak '89, the two go hand in hand.

Being in...
'Antarctica Unfrozen' by Harry Seagar '11
Tuesday, March 26
Eco warrior and University of Canterbury student Harry Seagar '11 headed to Antarctica this summer after being awarded a Blake Antarctic Ambassadorship...
"Every singer's dream" - Will King '09
Monday, March 25
Each year, up to four New Zealand singers are selected for an internship through the Dame Malvina Major Emerging Artists for New Zealand Opera programme....
Fulbright Science and Innovation Graduate Awardee Cam Birchall '07
Wednesday, February 27
The Fulbright Science and Innovation Graduate Award is an annual award, given to promising New Zealand students looking to undertake postgraduate study...
A School, globally recognised with many traditions - Stephen Kent '80
Monday, February 4
Stephen Kent '80 comes from a multi-generational Grammar family. Both his father Warwick and younger brother Andrew are Old Boys (classes of 1956 and...
"If you don't go, you won't know" - Marcus Warren '88
Monday, January 21
Living on the edge and challenging yourself may sound like new-age mumbo jumbo, but the maxims hold true according to Marcus Warren '88. "Auckland...
A keen outdoorsman with a passion for the earth - Michael Bollen '09
Wednesday, September 12
The masters at Auckland Grammar School are some of the best in their field, teaching their chosen subjects with a passion for seeing students succeed -...
A change in career proving to be fruitful - Fraser Allen '95
Monday, August 27
Attending a school with over 2,000 students may seem like a daunting prospect to some. But for Fraser Allen '95, it is something he remembers with...
Keeping it in the family
Monday, May 14
A strong work ethic has been a trademark of the Faull family for more than a century. When Oliver Faull's '93 great-grandfather was just seven...
The India Immersion Tour
Thursday, March 22
Chaos. The culture. Colour. The slums. Poverty. The dreaded ‘Delhi Belly'. These are some of the phrases that come to mind when one thinks about...
Sir David Baragwanath's (class of 1954) address in assembly
Thursday, March 8
On Thursday 8 March, Auckland Grammar School was proud to welcome Old Boy, Sir David Baragwanath '54 to speak in assembly. Sir David's commitment...
Jeremy Stanley '88 on juggling sport and study
Tuesday, February 27
In the early days of professional rugby Jeremy Stanley '88 was part of the pipeline of the never-ending supply of promising players for the sporting...
Entrepreneurial brothers forging names for themselves - Stefan, Phil and Sean Preston
Friday, December 15
Entrepreneurial brothers Stefan '76, Phil '78 and Sean Preston '82 may have all started at Auckland Grammar School, but their lives and careers...
"You must believe in yourself, and be able to back it up" - Mat Fieldes '85
Wednesday, December 6
Auckland Grammar School had a profound impact on Mat Fieldes' life, especially as a musician. "I really loved my time at the School. The discipline...
30 years of service in Hong Kong - Gordon Andreassend '48
Monday, November 27
Looking back on his time at Auckland Grammar, Gordon Andreassend '48 has nothing but fond memories. "There is no doubt the years I spent at Grammar...
"Always ask yourself the question: What if?" - Sean Seah '86
Thursday, November 16
Sean Seah '86 has always had a passion for digital marketing and a curiosity for the unknown. But it is the question "What if?" that has...
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