Motueka High School Archive

Welcome to our new Archive site

This is currently being added to, as time permits.  We hope to bring you as many photos and info as we can from our Archives.  If you have photos, documents and anything you would like to add to the site, please email admin@motuekahigh.school.nz

Alumni If you are an Alumni of Motueka High School, please send us your information so we can update this.  We are slowly adding to this list.

1902 Motueka District High School first opened

First School Motto: Honor Nostrae Scolae (The Good Name of Our School)

1920's to 1940's

1929 Head Prefect: Miss Laura Ingram

1932 New School Motto: Qui Patitur Vincit (He who perseveres succeeds)

1950's 12 March 1955 the new school opens

​​​​​​​1950's School Coat of Arms

​​​​​​​1955 Head Girl: Jeanette Kenning, Head Boy: John Webley

​​​​​​​1955 School Leavers

​​​​​​​1956 Head Girl: Cushla Brereton, Head Boy: Lloyd Goodall

​​​​​​​1956 School Leavers

1957 Head Prefects: Joan Miller and Lloyd Goodall

1957 School Leavers

1958 Head Girl Margaret Eddie, Head Boy Ewen Martin

​​​​​​​1958 School Leavers

1959 Head Boy: John Kolff, Head Girl Dulcie McNabb

1959 School Leavers​​​​​​

1960's

1960 

1960 Head Girl: Allison Hall, Head Boy: Lindsay Murray​​​​​​​

1961

​​​​​​​1961 Head Girl: Helen Goodall, Head Boy: Allan Chang

1962 

1962 Head Girl: Beverly Carson, Head Boy: Ron Heath

1963 ​​​​​

1963 Head Girl: Dinah Tait, Head Boy: Brian Allred

1964 ​​​​​

1964 Dux: Imelda Cosgrove

1965 

1965 Dux: Isabel Thompson, Head Girl: Penelope Thorp, Head Boy: Peter Robinson

1966​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​

1966 Dux: David Wratt; Head Girl: Penelope Thorp, Head Boy: Geoffrey Milnes

1967 

1967 Dux: Carolyn Cederman; Head Girl: Olwyn Haycock, Head Boy: Graeme Black

1968 

1968 Dux: Dianne Trewavas; Head Prefect: Arch Campbell

1969 

1969 Dux: Linley MacLean; Head Prefect: Shirley Simpson

1970 

1970 Dux: David Hurd; Head Girl: Linda Cock, Head Boy: Bruce Bennett​​​​​​​

1971 

1971 Dux: Claire Taylor; Head Girl: Claire Taylor, Head Boy: Peter Ryder​​​​​​​

1972 

1972 Dux: Gloria Stevens  Head Girl: Niki Bennett, Head Boy: Stan Rowell

1973

1973 School Dux: Sylvia Vriend. Head Girl: Lynley Fry, Head Boy: Keith Wratt

1974

1974 Dux: Jennifer Barrett  ​​​​​​​Head Girl: Susan George, Head Boy: David Beatson

1975

1975 Dux: Christopher Hilder.  Head Prefect: Cathy Robson

1976

1976 Dux: Wendy Gardener.  Head Prefect: Paul Bennett

1977

1977 Dux: Colin Tait 

1978

​​​​​​​1978 Dux: Michael Parkinson

1979

​​​​​​​1979 Dux: Viviana Fon

1980

1980 Dux: Colin Fry

1981

​​​​​​​1981 Dux: Brenda Walker