Undecided or thinking ahead to next year? Come and experience the buzzy energy at NCG during a normal school day.

Tailored specifically to the students areas of interest - get a real feel for what life at NCG is like. See our drama, music and sports programmes in action, find out about our wide range of student groups and colourful House events, hear about the upcoming market day where our entrepreneurial students sell their wares and much, much more!

You will be welcomed by one of our senior staff members, then taken for a half-hour tour by a student where you can ask as many questions as you like.

The tours are being held through the school day on Wednesday 17 October.

Reserve a place by contacting Annabelle Easton by phoning (03) 545 9602 or emailing annabelle.easton@ncg.school.nz. If you can’t make this day, we can happily organise another time that suits you.


Nelson College for Girls is a school with a very proud history. For more than 130 years, we have produced young women who have gone into the world with confidence and a sense of pride in achieving to the best of their abilities. 

Often they have been inspired by the successes of the women who have preceded them. Our motto 'Pietas, Probitas et Sapientia' - Loyalty, Honesty and Wisdom - sums up well the values and essence of our school.



Everything you need to know about Nelson College for Girls.

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Enjoy academic success, lifelong friendships and build strong connections within the school and community.


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Our programme as a specialised two year pathway nurturing the girls to become effective citizens

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Nelson College for Girls offers a broad range of subjects for International students.

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Through the information on this website we know that you will find a vital community that your daughter would be proud to belong to. We look forward to meeting with you.
— Cathy Ewing, Principal

Key Dates - Terms 3 and 4 2018

Friday 28 Sept:

End of Term 3

Monday 15 Oct:

Term 4 Begins

Friday 16 Nov:

New Entrants Day

Throughout Nov:


Term Dates 2018

Term One:

Tuesday 30 Jan - Friday 13 April

Term Two:

Monday 30 April - Friday 6 July

Term Three:

Monday 23 July - Friday 28 Sept

Term Four:

Monday 15 Oct - Wednesday 12 Dec