Jubilee Programme


Westlake turns 50 in 2012 and we're having a BIG party or three next weekend! Read on for details of the events that will be staged between THIS Thursday 9th and Saturday 11th August 2012.

The programme includes the expected functions on Friday and Saturday night and something for everybody in between times - starting with a Golf Day and Gala Concert on Thursday, a Jubilee Assembly and Guided School tours on Friday and sport on Saturday.

The main social functions will be on Friday evening (Bevies and Banter), Saturday afternoon (Supporters at the Pavilion) and the Jubilee Gala Dinner on Saturday evening.

We look forward to welcoming you and your mates back to Westlake in a few days time!

To purchase tickets you'll need to register on this website and follow the easy steps through the online purchase process. Alternatively, contact us at jubilee@westlake.school.nz if you require a registration form.


Westlakers Jubilee Golf Day

Golfers of all ability levels welcome. Ambrose format. PLAYING SPOTS ARE NOW SOLD OUT! If you are interested in sponsoring a hole at this event please contact jubilee@westlake.school.nz or phone 09 410 1814.

Thanks to the South African Cricket Tour parents for organising this event.

Time:                       11.30am
Venue:                     North Shore Golf Club, Albany
Price:                       $125 per person (affiliated and non-affiliated players)
                                $500 per team of 4

Westlake Schools Jubilee Gala Concert

Come along and enjoy the remarkable award-winning orchestras, concert bands and choirs of the combined Westlake Schools. Our musicians consistently win Platinum and gold medal awards at the National Secondary Schools KBB Music Festival – you're in for a treat!
Time:                      7.30pm
Venue:                    Westlake Boys Auditorium
Price:                      $15

Westlake Boys Jubilee Assembly and Morning Tea
Westlake PTA Reunion 

Join all current students and staff at this official celebration of the school's 50th Jubilee featuring a DVD presentation of current highlights of current school life. Followed by morning tea in the staffroom kindly hosted by the Westlake Boys PTA.

Jubilee Assembly
Time:                      10.30am (Assembly)
Venue:                    Westlake Boys Auditorium
Price:                      FREE ADMISSION

Morning Tea and PTA Reunion

Time:                      11.30am
Venue:                    Staffroom
Price:                      FREE ADMISSION

Guided School Tours

Join one of the current Westlake prefects for a guided tour of the school and see first-hand how much has changed (and how much hasn't!) since you were here. (Apparently the gym and the changing rooms still smell the same!)
Time:                     From 11.30am - 2.30pm (approximately every 30 minutes)
Starting point:        Westlake Auditorium - Reception area
Price:                     FREE

Westlakers Bevies n Banter

If you come to one event during Jubilee weekend – make it the Westlakers  Bevies2 n Banter! Come along and catch up with your fellow classmates and teachers, listen to some notable Old Boys recount memories of their time at Westlake and make sure you're in the group photo with your classmates . Ticket includes entertainment, a couple of bevies2 and appetisers. Cash bar available. Watch Jubilee updates for parking and transport information.
Bevy (1) a group of swans; Bevy(2) a cold ale typically enjoyed by Kiwi men

Time:                      6.30pm
Venue:                    Westlake Boys Auditorium
Price:                      $40.00
Dress code:            Smart casual (what you'd wear if you were going for dinner!)

Westlake Old Boys rugby match

Come along and watch players from yesteryear pull on their boots and take a trip down memory lane on No. 1.

BIG thanks to SAS Sportswear for sponsoring the teams Jubilee jerseys.


Time:                      1.00pm
Venue:                    Westlake Sports field
Price:                     FREE

Westlake Supporters Function at the Pavilion

If you want to take in either of Saturday's rugby grudge matches or just make the most of another opportunity to "bevy and banter" – get along to this function in the Sports Pavilion on Saturday.
Ticket price includes a couple of bevies and a hot beef or ham roll. Old Boys, former and current teachers, current school parents and Westlake  supporters are all welcome. (Please note that this function is licensed and alcohol will only be served to patrons over the age of 18).

Time:                      from 11.00am – 3.00pm
Venue:                    Old Boys Sports Pavilion at the Field
Price:                      $10

Westlake Boys 1st XV Semi-Final match

Next Saturday (11th August) is North Harbour Secondary Schools Rugby semi-finals weekend and we've secured a home semi against Massey High School. It'll be competitive and it's a MUST-WIN so come along and support the guys!

Time:                      2.30pm
Venue:                    Westlake No. 1 Rugby field
Price:                      FREE

Westlake Boys 50th Jubilee Dinner

Gather a group of classmates and come along to the official Jubilee Dinner. Partners will enjoy this one too! Ticket price includes a three-course dinner, wine on the table, great Westlaker entertainment and three notable Westlaker guest speakers - former Board Chair & Fletcher Construction Chief Executive, Graham Darlow; world leading surgeon, Andrew Greensmith and adventure entrepreneur AJ Hackett. Additional beverages available at the cash bar. This will be a special evening. Tickets can be purchased as singles, doubles or tables of 10.

If you have dietary requests or want to be seated with friends, please indicate your requirements in the space provided on the order form and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Time:                      6.30pm
Venue:                    Westlake Auditorium
Price:                      $125 per person / $250 double / Table of 10 $1250

Dress code:            Formal (black tie not necessary)