Hostel 150th Reunion

The school is excited to announce the dates for the sesquicentennial; the 150th anniversary of a hostel at OBHS in 2021.

We are excited to welcome 'Rectorians' and friends from all eras to celebrate 150 years of hostel education at Otago Boys' High School. Come back and share your stories and memories with other Rectorians.

To register your interest, please fill in our online form. We would love you to nominate others for us to contact for what promises to be a fantastic weekend.

We welcome partners to attend the weekend.

Details of the various events will be updated as we progress with the planning. Tentatively they are as follows:


Friday 19th of February 2021

5.30pm - 8.30pm | registration alongside the mix and mingle in the Shand.

Beer and wine, as well as non-alcoholic drinks will be available along with nibbles.

Cost: Drinks tickets will be purchased to meet the requirements of our licence.


Saturday 20th of February 2021

10.00am - 11.30 | Tours of the current Hostel, School House, you will be able to book, as there are limited tours available.

11.30am | Era photos taken at the school.

12.30pm - 2.30pm | T20 Cricket match on Littlebourne Hostel Old Boys vs the 'Day' Old Boys.

These events are free. Food trucks will be available for lunch, but feel free to bring a picnic lunch.

(Please remember no alcohol is allowed on Littlebourne, it is a DCC ground).


Saturday 20th of February 2021

5.30pm | late Celebratory Dinner, venue TBC

Dinner and drinks with 'on the couch interviews' with past Rectorian's and staff.

Cost: TBC


Sunday 21st of February 2021

10.00am - 11.00am | Final tours of School House for any who have missed out.

Cost: Free


If you have any questions or want to be involved in the planning process, contact Melissa Rodgers at [email protected]