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Christchurch South Intermediate School is a school catering for students in Years 7 and 8 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Established in 1939, it is the second oldest intermediate school in the South Island and the third oldest in New Zealand. The school is located between the suburbs of Addington and Cashmere on what was the site of an old dairy farm and racing stables. It replaced the intermediate department of the Christchurch West High School in the 1930s.[4] In 2012 work was completed replacing the old classrooms, which were built in 1939. These have been replaced with 4 'pods' consisting of 4 modern classrooms. [5]

Christchurch South Intermediate School
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204 Selwyn Street
Christchurch 8024
New Zealand
Coordinates43°33′05″S 172°37′34″E / 43.55139°S 172.62611°E / -43.55139; 172.62611Coordinates: 43°33′05″S 172°37′34″E / 43.55139°S 172.62611°E / -43.55139; 172.62611
TypeState co-ed intermediate
MottoAim High
Ministry of Education Institution no.3318
PrincipalRoss Hastings
School roll512[2] (March 2019)
Socio-economic decile6[3]

Notable alumniEdit

Bob Parker, broadcaster, politician, and the past Mayor of Christchurch, New Zealand[6]


  1. ^[permanent dead link] School history
  2. ^ "Directory of Schools - as at 3 April 2019". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  3. ^ School Information: Christchurch South Intermediate[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Report. New Zealand Department of Education. 1939. p. 21.
  5. ^[permanent dead link] School history
  6. ^[permanent dead link] accessdate=22 February 2015