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|166 Nayland Road, Stoke, Nelson|
|Type||State coeducational secondary school|
|Motto||Loyalty and Honour|
|Ministry of Education Institution no.||293|
|School roll||982 (February 2017)|
Nayland College is a coeducational secondary school which is located in Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand. It is one of three secondary schools in Nelson which are coeducational. Notable features of the college include its well-regarded student produced newspaper and biennial musical productions. The school was officially opened on February 3, 1966.
The Nayland College crest was designed by M.R. Smith. The crest is divided into quarters. The sailing ship represents discovery, the model of the atom represents research in reference to Lord Rutherford's work. The pine cone references forestry and the importance of this industry in New Zealand. The migratory godwit represents dispersal of students throughout the world.
The school has an active sports department with two gyms and multiple health and physical education rooms. Nayland College's best finish at the New Zealand Secondary School Football Championship was second place in 2010. Former student Gagame Feni is a regular for ASB Premiership side Canterbury United. Jeremy Brockie is a former Nayland College student and more recently Coey Turipa, Jamie Doris and Alex Ridsdale have all gone on to star for their specific New Zealand age-grade side.
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- Carthew Neal: Film, Television and Interactive Producer
- Laura Solomon: Prize-winning novelist, playwright and poet.
- Chester Borrows: Member of Parliament for Whanganui since 2005.
- Jeremy Brockie: Current New Zealand All White, attended Nayland when he signed his first professional contract with the now defunct New Zealand Knights.
- Ceri Evans: Former New Zealand All White defender. Also a Rhodes Scholar
- Liam Malone, 2016 Paralympic gold medalist