Archives and Museum

Te Kāreti Tamatāne o Te Whanganui-a-Tara

Are you an Old Boy or former staff member? Do you have any relatives or know friends who are?  If so, you may be able to help the Archives team obtain some of the following:

  • Memoirs: Please send your stories

  • Photographs: College life, students, staff, Old Boys

  • Trophies & Other Prizes

  • New line Uniforms: Caps, Ties, Blazers, Boaters, Sports Gear, Jerseys, Caps, Boots

  • Medals: Dux awards and other badges, school awards and war medals

  • Book Prizes and Academic Awards

  • Art Work, Paintings, Sketches and Books by Old Boys

  • Music: Recordings by Old Boys

  • Reports: Academic records & certificates

  • Papers: Governing Boards, Headmasters, Parents’ Association

  • Correspondence: Letters to and from staff, students and Old Boys

Please contact the Wellington College Archivist – Michael Pallin. Michael works on Mondays and Wednesdays. 

Phone: 04 802 2537

We are in the process of digitalising our old Wellingtonians. It’s a lengthy process, when time permits so please bear with us.

  • The Wellington College Old Boys’ Record published in 1891. Click here.
  • The Wellingtonian – 1891 (Volumes I, II & III) Click here to read the three inaugural issues (May/Aug/Dec) Sponsored by Peter Osvath (Class of 1970)
  • The Wellingtonian – 1919 [The WWI Issue] Click here. Sponsored by John Zohrab (Class of 1969)
  • The Wellingtonian 1928 Click here. Sponsored by Simon Kember (Class of 1972) on behalf of his father, F J Kember (Class of 1930)
  • The Wellingtonian 1952 Click here. Sponsored by Bill McKeich (Class of 1951/1952)

  • The Wellingtonian 1962 Click here. Sponsored by Jeremy Cooper (Class of 1962)
  • The Wellingtonian 1965 Click here. Sponsored by John Wedde (Class of 1965)

  • The Wellingtonian 1969 Click here. Sponsored by Roger Smyth (Class of 1969)
  • The Wellingtonian 1972 Click here. Sponsored by John Waymouth (Class of 1972)
  • The Wellingtonian 1978 Click here. Sponsored by Alex Blades (Class of 1988)
  • The Wellingtonian 1979 Click here. Sponsored by Peter Bischof (Class of 1979)
  • The Wellingtonian 1981 Click here. Sponsored by John Douglas (Class of 1985)
  • The Wellingtonian 1982 Click here. Sponsored by Murray Pillar (Class of 1982)
  • The Wellingtonian 1999 Click here. Sponsored by Ted Clayton (Class of 1947)