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  • Volleyball at PNBHS

    Volleyball is a Super Eight Sport at PNBHS with 27 teams in the local competition. The Senior A and B also Junior A and B  teams play in the local Adult competition playing every Monday night (6pm - 9pm). All other teams play on a Monday after school (4pm - 8pm) during Terms 1 and 3/4.

    The Senior A compete at Super Eight and National Secondary Schools Championships every year. The Junior A and B teams compete at the North Island Secondary Schools Championships every year. 


    New Zealand Under 19 Representative:

    The selection of Philip Turia into the New Zealand Under 19 Volleyball Team in 2015 and 2016, Leejean Engu into NZ Youth 2017 and Joseph Mafi into the NZ Junior Men 2017 is continuation of a strong representation of Palmerston North Boys' High School Students who have represented their country in this sport. The following young men have previously been selected for National Teams in recent years. Both Philip and Joseph received full Scholarships to the United States to play Volleyball. 


    Afa Tauli - NZ Under 17 2006, 2007 , NZ Under 18 2008

    Sam Thomas - NZ Under 17 2011, NZ Under 18 2012

    Philip Turia - NZ Under 17 2014, NZ Under 19 2015, NZ Under 19 2016.

    Leejean Engu - NZ Youth (Secondary Schools) 2017

    Joseph Mafi - NZ Junior Men (NZ B) 2017