Sunday 21 October 2018
A gathering was held for the intake of 1978 over Labour weekend and a number came out with their families to take a tour of the college campus. Special thanks to Frank Cole who co ordinated this reunion weekend
Saturday 25 August 2018
The Twelve Apologists
Standing: Phil Venning, Mark Fairbrother, Steve Flynn, Paddy Walsh, John Troy, Kevin Smith, Steve Jenkins, John Henderson, John Small
Sitting: Cam McDonald, Mike Apthorp, Gary Lewis
Gathering of the Class of 1965 at D4 Bar on Featherston St, Wellington, co ordinated by Steve Jenkins.
Sunday 19 August 2018
Sam Clarke on the charge in the Wellington Premier One final with the 1st XV winning back to back finals 29 - 22 against SPC Town at Jerry Collins Park. Read full report by Adam Julian by opening this link.
Wednesday 25 July 2018
Chris Hemi on his way to dotting down in the teams record breaking win 52 - 10 in the 86th 1st XV traditional with SPC Town played at Evans Bay Park. Read the full report by Adam Julain by opening this link.
Wednesday 25 July 2018
Old Boys team 2018
Back row L - R : Scott Waldrom, Thomas Waldrom, Matt Thompson, Tui Hunt, Brad Tautuhi, Jeremy Thorpe, Steve Pene, Manuel Dalton, Nick Lissette, Paul Nixon, Damian Collins, Simon Coffey, Jayson Thomas, Andrew McFetridge, Glenn Nixon, Oliver Meehan, Hamish Blundell
Front row: L- R Reihana Haerewa, Laurence O'Reilly, Tim Venning, Shane Collins, Johnnie McDonald, Matt Sayer, Aaron Jones, Shane Hannah, Aaron Perisco, Jamie Morris, Martin Tomane
This year was the 5th match between Silverstream v SPC Town with Town winning 10 - 8, Paul Nixon scored the try and Aaron Perisco kicking a penalty.
Wednesday 27 June 2018
The 1st XV wins the 83rd annual traditional over Palmerston North Boys High School 25 -7 in Palmerston North read the match report by Adam Julian by clicking on this link
Monday 18 June 2018
The 1988 1st XV Reunion
Back Row Nick Piper (Eynon) Paul Shaw, Martin Livingston, David McGuinness, Simon Mannix.
Second Row: Nick De La Cour, Richard O'Connor, Carl Murphy, Marty King, Matt Fanning, Jeff Driscoll, Phil Mickleson.
Front Row: Hayden Bergin, James Murphy, Shane McDonald (Capt), John Leslie (Vice Capt), Chris Hardy.
absent: Earle McIntosh, Mark Cameron, Gerard Galvin, Matt Devereux, David Wallace, Fr Mark Walls, Mark Guppy.
Wednesday 13 June 2018
Mitch Southall on his way to the try line Photo Mike O'Leary
1st XV wins 60th annual traditional against Rongotai College 67-0 to be within one point of the 1988 1st XV record score of 74 - 6. Read the report by Adam Julian by clicking on this link
Wednesday 6 June 2018
Luke Mannix on the charge Photo Mike O'Leary 1st XV put on a record breaking winning score over Wellington 46-0 in their 87th Traditional against Wellington College, read the match report by clicking on this link
Wednesday 23 May 2018
Luke Chisholm scores the teams second try Photo Mike O'Leary
1st XV opens their traditional rugby season fixtures with a win over New Plymouth Boys High School 22-10. To read full match report by Adam Julian (1999-03) open this link
Wednesday 14 March 2018
Reunion gathering 1994-98
Left to right
Philip Clout, Josh Sinclair, Ollie Mannix, Sam McCool, Bjorn Andersen, Paul Phillips, John -Paul Holden, Paddy Barry, Craig Latham, Kevin Walkinshaw, Tim Bargh, Andrew Barrett, Scott Waldrom, Josh Hickman, Tim O’Neil, Matt Sayer, Pat Maher, Ian Fiest, Dan Laing, James Richardson.
Wednesday 26 July 2017
Harrison Boyle on his way to scoring a try
The 1st XV have had a stellar year in winning the grand slam of college traditionals 6 from 6 after their 42 -6 win over SPC Town. This feat was last achieved 29 years ago when the 1988 team completed the grand slam. You can read a match report by opening the link
Wednesday 28 June 2017
1st XV scores a record breaking win against Palmerston North Boys High School in the 82nd Traditional see match report from Adam Julian by opening this link
Wednesday 30 November 2016
Dr Mons John Broadbent RIP (1943-46)
Died peacefullly on 27 November 2016 in Wellington.
The Mons was a priest of the Archdiocese of Wellington. He was ordained in 1955 and in his ministry has taught in several seminaries, universities, and a Protestant Theological college. He has written numerous journal articles, entries for the New Zealand Dictionary of Biography, a brief history The Formation of the Catholic Archdiocese of Wellington 1840-1988 and, in 2002, the volume: Restoring the Laity's Balance to an Unsteady Church.
Saturday 22 October 2016
Reunion weekend for the intake of 1976 Streamers 40 years on. The formal dinner and speeches were held at the Macs Ale house function room where 45 and partners enjoyed the company of one another. Andy Nicholls and Richard Clarke missed this photo shoot.
Thursday 13 October 2016
Francis Fanning the 2015 Old Boy of the Year is presenting the Felix Kane Memorial cup to Sir Patrick Mahony (1950-53) as the Old Boy of the Year for 2016 at the Annual SPCOBA's Dinner.
Monday 19 September 2016
Bill Anderson (1951-55) checking his college Athletics records that he broke in the 1954 in the U17 880yds and the mile. In 1955 he broke the long standing (29 years) Senior 880yds record of 2mins 04.6secs set by R Leech in 1926 with his time of 2min 03.5secs. Ted Benton set the current record with a time of 1min 56.2secs in 1971. Bill broke the other long standing (31 years ) Senior mile record of 4min 42secs set by his father Ray in 1924 with his time of 4min 40.5secs. Matt Pavitt set the current record with a time 4min 06.97secs in 2010. (imperial measurements were converted to metric distances in 1970) Note: When St Patrick's College was relocated to Silverstream in 1931 the Athletics records came out to Silverstream.
Wednesday 27 July 2016
3rd Annual Stream Old Boys v SPC Town for the B P McMahon Cup
Silverstream won 36-21 Read the report by Gordon Noble Campbell by opening this link
Silverstream wins 84th Traditional 1st XV match against SPC Town 43 -10 and Old Boys Cup for the 60th time
Adam Julian's report can be read by clicking on this link
Wednesday 15 June 2016
Old Boys gather for St Bede's Luncheon
Results of the 37th St Bede's Fixture
1st XV won 33 - 7 You can read the report wriiten by Adam Julian by clicking this link
Wednesday 8 June 2016
Keith Quinn Maurice de Terte (Wgtn Col) Roy Sinclair (Silverstream)
Captains of the 14th traditional 1st XV game (1945) Stream v Wellington College gather to reminisce their game of 71 years ago played at Athletic Park resulting in 15 -15 draw
Results of 85th Traditional Fixture
1st XV Rugby won by Wellington College 29 -26 (Silverstream 46 Wgtn Coll 32 drawn 7 = 85)
1st X1 Football won by Silverstream 4 - 1 (Silverstream 7 Wgtn Coll 6 drawn 3 = 16)
Basketball won by Wellington College 96 -76
You can read the report of the game written by Adam Julian (1999-03) by clicking this Link
Friday 15 April 2016
Bernie Monk with his wife Kath was formally made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) his work following Pike River mine Disaster. You can watch a video clip of the investiture by clicking on this link
Thursday 17 March 2016
Happy St Patrick's Day on behalf of the Foundation Management
Tuesday 15 March 2016
Entertainment Books 2016/17
The Foundation is making these available to the Alumni to purchase online as a book or as a digital copy.
Please open this link to order your copy Entertainment book.
7 March 2016
Rhys Mair RIP Yr 13 given a guard of honour after his funeral service in the College Chapel
23 February 2016
1st X1 win their 26th traditional over St Bede's by 7 wickets at Silverstream with Callum Mclachlan contributing 108 runs in the second innings
Stream 183/10 & 156/3 St Bede's 247/10 & 90/10
13 Febuary 2016
Fr Noel Delaney SM
12/10/1922 - 13/2/2016 RIP
Fr Noel Delaney SM (1935-40) Head Boy, Staff (1954-63) Rector Hato Paroa (1965-71) Provincial of the Society of Mary in NZ (1973-81) SPCOBA Old Boy of the year 2011 on behalf of the Foundation I wish to extend our condolences and sympathies to Fr Noel's family, confreres and friends who have deeply loved and respected him throughout his Priestly vocation.
Monday 4 May 2015:
Hawkes Bay Old Boys gather to support 1st XVs game against Hastings Boys High School in Hastings result HBHS won 31- 10From left: Grant Cawston (1993-97) Sean Cawston (1997-01) Michael Alebardi (1991-95) Des Green (1952-54) Paul Benson (1990-94) David Mills (1947-50) Barry O'Sullivan (1990-94) Michael Kelly (1974-78) Doug Begley (1945-49)
John Caulton (1931-35) Silverstream's only surviving foundation student he is currently living in Havelock North.
Read his rermarkable story of his WW11 with the RAF in his Spitfire attackes over Germany on this Link
Wednesday 10 June 2015:
The 1st XV Rugby team win 84th traditional against Wellington College 38-27 and were awarded the Ken Gray Cup while the 1st X1 Football team are defeated 0-3 to hand over the Fred Rooker Memorial Cup to Wellington College. The Senior Basketball lost 53-74.
Wednesday 17 June 2015
Results: St Bedes 1st XV win the 34th Traditional 27-17 winning the Holley Challenge Shield and the Hunt trophy
Game results Silverstream won 23 St Bedes won 11
Silverstream 1st X1 win the 19th Traditional 1st X1 v St Bedes football match 2 -0 and retain the Bengree Trophy
Game results Silverstream won 14 St Bedes won 3 with Draws 2
The traditional Debate has been awarded to Silverstream for 2015
Wednesday 24 June 2015
Captain Josh Brown
Results: Palmerston Boys High School 1st XV wins the 80th Traditional 33-30 winnning the Wallace Cup click on this link to read the report by Adam Julian
Game results PNBHS won 49 Silverstream 27 with Drawn 4
Palmerston North Boys High School 1st X1 wins the 12th Traditional 1 - 0
Games results PNBHS 8 Silverstream 3 Drawn 1
2nd XV results a win to PNBHS 14 - 12
Colts Footall drawn 2 - 2
Wednesday 1 July 2015
Asafo Aumua on his way to scoring the first try of the afternoon Photo Mike O'Leary
Rongotai Tradtional Results:
Junior Basketball Rongotai 60 - Silverstream 51
The 4th Traditional Senior A Basketball Silverstream wins the Eagle Cup 64 -50
Results: Played 4 Silverstream 4 Rongotai O.
Silverstream 1st XV wins the 57th Traditional 22-15 winning the Old Boys cup. Click on this link to read the report by Matt Twort
Results: Silverstream 37 Rongotai 17 Drawn 3
The 15th Traditional 1st X1 Football a win to Rongotai and the Des Boyle Cup 2-1
Results: Silverstream 9 Rongotai 4 Drawn 2
21 July 2015
The 2nd Old Boys team v SPC Town before their winning this annual encounter 10 - 7 in a fiercely competetive match.
22 July 2015
SPC Tradtional Results:
The Traditional Senior A Basketball Town wins the 86-82
Silverstream 1st XV wins the 83th Traditional 30 -15 winning the Old Boys cup. Click on this link to read the report by Adam Julian and Steven White
Results: Silverstream 59 SPC 19 Drawn 5
The 26th Traditional 1st X1 Football a win to Silverstream and the Lepionka Cup 4 - 0
Results: Silverstream 16 SPC 9 Drawn 1
Saturday 1 August 2015
SPC Town win semi final over Silvertream 23-20 to setup the final on Sunday 9 August against Scots College at Porirua Park. Click on this link to read the report by Adam Julian
8 August 2015
The Class of '65 Reunion coordinated by Steve Jenkins with support from Richard Ellerington, Paddy Walsh and Mike Apthorp
28 August 2015
It is now 70 years since the Japanese surrendered to the Allied Powers on 15 August 1945 thus ending the Second World War. Many New Zealand servicemen fought and died in the Pacific theatre of the war. By opening this link you can read the incredible story of survival of George Luoni 1935-38. Special thanks to his son Chris (1965-69) for this article on his father.
15 October 2015
Michael Hardy (Head Prefect 1958) with his wife Jane presents their family history to the College library. This book traces their famiies that came to settle New Zealand in the 1800's.
Francis Fanning (Stream 1961-62 Town 1963-65) was awarded the Felix Kane Memorial Cup as the Old Boy of the Year for 2015 by Brian McGuinness at the Annual Dinner .
23 November 2015
Old Boys atending the 2015 Local Bodies annual Conference in Rotorua
Brendan Duffy (1968-72) Mayor of Horowhenua, Wayne Guppy (1968-72) Mayor of Upper Hutt, Alfred Preece (1971-75) Mayor of Chatham Islands, Peter Butlers J P (1963-66) Mayor of Central Hawke's Bay District Coun