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From humble beginnings, Kristin has grown and changed over the past 50 years. In March 2023 this 50th milestone will be marked by a programme of celebratory events that will blend the past with the present, offering something for everyone. 

Bringing our Kristin Community together, the 50th celebrations will be a catalyst for the rekindling of old friendships and the making of new ones. We look forward to welcoming you on campus.


Alumni Cocktails

The Alumni Cocktails evening launches a weekend of events that offers something for all of the Kristin Community, past and present. At our Cocktail evening, Alumni are welcomed back onto campus to mix and mingle and reconnect with their peers. There will also be a chance for your decade to have a group photo taken to mark the 50th. 

TIME: 6pm until late
VENUE: Tūrama

We look forward to seeing you
back on campus!


Grandparents' Lunch and Class Visits

Kristin is, and has always been, a school that brings families together. Our Grandparents' Lunch is a celebration of this, offering the chance to connect to our Kristin extended family who may not be involved in the immediacy of everyday school life. 

Following lunch, Grandparents will have the opportunity of a guided tour of the School to discover what is new around the campus or to visit their grandchildren in their classrooms. Stay on and enjoy our annual Summer Carnival!

TIME: 12:30pm until 2:30
VENUE: Tūrama /Classrooms

Summer Carnival

The Kristin Summer Carnival is the highlight of the Kristin school year. All of the Kristin Community, both past and present, is welcome to join us to celebrate Kristin's Foundation Day and support teams and groups from within the school with their fundraising efforts.

Our Summer Carnival is all about spending quality time with family and friends, and with entertainment attractions, bouncy castles, live music, international food stalls, arts & crafts, a pre-schoolers' zone and many more activities, there is something to entertain both young and old.

TIME: 3:30pm until 6.30pm
VENUE: Auditorium Fields


Sports Games

Kristin's top sports teams will challenge Kristin's Alumni across a number of sports including Hockey, Football, Netball and Basketball. Come and cheer on the teams and join us for a BBQ hosted by Kristin Family & Friends (KFF) following the games.

TIME: 10am-1pm
VENUE: Various

Gala Dinner

Kristin Alumni, current and past parents, staff and friends are invited to enjoy a celebratory dinner to mark Kristin’s 50th celebrations in grand style.

The Gala Dinner will blend past and present offering the chance for the whole Kristin Community to mix and mingle, reconnect and reminisce with old friends or make new friends. Partners are welcome and dress is black tie/cocktail.

TIME: 6pm until late
VENUE: Tūrama


Chapel Service and Morning Tea

Current parents and staff, students, Kristin Alumni and the wider Kristin Community are all welcome to share this special service to commemorate 50 years of dedication and commitment to education and service at Kristin School, and to give thanks.

TIME: 9am - 11am
VENUE: Chapel/Tūrama

Guided Tours

Following the Chapel Service, please join one of our free, guided tours of Kristin's campus. Tours will focus on a mix of the school's heritage and history of the campus, as well as insight into how the campus contributes to today’s learning environment.

Registration is essential for these tours. School tours will also be available in Korean and Mandarin.

TIME: 10am
VENUE: Tūrama

Cricket 20/20

Kristin's First XI will challenge an invitational Alumni XI to a 20:20 match. You won't want to miss this! 

TIME: 10:30am
VENUE: Auditorium Field

Performing Arts Concert

To conclude a magical weekend of events, we welcome you to our Performing Arts Concert. There will be pre-show drinks and canapes from 4.30pm with the concert starting at 6pm. This event features the best of Kristin, past and present, and is the platform to showcase and celebrate the wide cultural diversity of the School over the past 50 years.

TIME: 4.30pm - 7.30pm with the concert starting at 6pm
VENUE: Tūrama / Auditorium


Keep in touch

We have an incredible network of Kristin Alumni located throughout New Zealand and around the world.