13th May 2023

Possible New Zealand School Buttons

Please help with identification!

While you might guess this is for Christ’s College in Canterbury, Christchurch, the button doesn’t match the school crest.


An Anglican school, but which one?


Nelson College for Girls

Nelson College for Girls was established in 1883. It is a private school that offers boarding.

Press, 17th December 1976 page 13.

Press, 21st February 1983 page 14.

The school has ties with Nelson College, established in 1856; the oldest state secondary school in New Zealand. It is a boys only school from years 7 to 10, with boarding provided.

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