Christchurch Boys' High School

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Christchurch Boys' High School, often referred to as CBHS, is a single sex state secondary school in Christchurch, New Zealand.wikipedia
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Christchurch Girls' High School

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Of late, the school's cultural activities have gained some prominence, in particular its dramatic and musical productions where it often joins forces with its sister school, Christchurch Girls' High School.
Christchurch Girls' High School was established in 1877, four years before Christchurch Boys' High School.

Christchurch Arts Centre

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Consequently, it was initially co-located with the College in downtown Christchurch, at the site of the modern-day Christchurch Arts Centre.
It is located in the Gothic Revival former Canterbury College (now the University of Canterbury), Christchurch Boys' High School and Christchurch Girls' High School buildings, many of which were designed by Benjamin Mountfort.

Brian Brake

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He was raised initially at Doyleston, before his father moved the family to Arthur's Pass, where his father owned the general store, and Christchurch, where he attended Christchurch Boys' High School.

Marlon Williams (musician)

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He was educated at Christchurch Boys' High School and was a member of the choir of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, which toured Europe in 2009–10.

Allen Curnow

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He was educated at Christchurch Boys' High School, Canterbury University, and Auckland University.

Niel Wright

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He then attended Christchurch Boys' High School.

Jim Burrows (soldier)

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Following his education at Christchurch Boys' High School, he became a teacher.

Keith Thiele

He was educated at Waltham Primary and Christchurch Boys' High Schools.

Christ's College, Christchurch

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Of note is the fierce rivalry Boys' High has with Christ's College, Christchurch and the annual Christ's College/Boys' High rugby match is a major event in any calendar year.
It also has a long-running rivalry with Christchurch Boys' High School, and an annual rugby match between the two schools is fiercely contested.

Bruce Jesson

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He was educated at Christchurch Boys' High School (where he read Darwin's Origin of Species while a "lab boy" in the biology laboratory and became an atheist) and the University of Canterbury, where he gained a bachelor's degree in law.

Rewi Alley

Alley's father was a teacher, and Rewi attended primary school at Amberley; then Wharenui School in Christchurch, where his father was appointed headmaster in 1905; and finally Christchurch Boys' High School.

Max Bradford

Bradford was born in Christchurch and educated at Christchurch Boys' High School and the University of Canterbury.

Leonard Monk Isitt

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Leonard Monk Isitt junior was educated at Mostyn House, Cheshire, England and Christchurch Boys' High School.

Bob Bell (politician)

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He received his education at Christchurch Boys' High School, Horowhenua College, and Feilding Agricultural High School.

Don Brash

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He attended Cashmere Primary School and Christchurch Boys' High School before going to the University of Canterbury where he graduated in economics, history and political science.

David J. Lockwood

Lockwood was inspired to pursue physics at an early age by his Christchurch Boys' High School teacher, Henry (Swanny) Dyer.

Howard Kippenberger

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Kippenberger continued his schooling at Christchurch Boys' High School as a boarder.

David Low (cartoonist)

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His family later moved to Christchurch, where Low briefly attended Christchurch Boys' High School.

Tony Steel

He was born in Greymouth, and played rugby first for his school, Christchurch Boys' High School, and then for Canterbury before finally playing for the All Blacks between 1966 and 1968.

Alan Duff

Later he lived with another uncle, anthropologist Roger Duff, and went back to school at Christchurch Boys' High School.

George Forbes (New Zealand politician)

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He gained his education at Christchurch Boys' High School in Christchurch, and did not attend university.

Māui Pōmare

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Pōmare attended Christchurch Boys' High School and then Te Aute College.

Keith Locke

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He attended Christchurch Boys' High School and has a BSc in Psychology from the University of Canterbury and then went to Canada for a Masters in Sociology at the University of Alberta.

Charles Luney

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He attended Christchurch Boys' High School for two years and was then apprenticed as a joiner.


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It is situated on a 12 hectare site between the suburbs of Riccarton and Fendalton, 4 km to the west of central Christchurch.
One high school lies directly within the suburb - Christchurch Boys' High School.