|Wellington High School seeks to develop a comprehensive list of ex-pupils and staff regardless of which intstitution they attended over the last 125 years.
Despite the different names: Wellington College of Design, Wellington Technical College and Wellington High all had a similar goal – to provide an excellent education which was relevant and quipped the students for the time in which they lived.
Famous ex students include:
Eric Tindill (WTC) double international Rugby and Cricket and international referee for rugby and cricket
Sir Jon Trimmer (WTC) ballet dancer
Keith Sainsbury (WHS) researcher and winner of the 2005 Japan Prize for fisheries research
Mr MacDonald Len Lye (WTC) kinetic sculpture
Peter Leitch The Mad Butcher
Luisa Burgess (WHS) actor
Jon Toogood (WHS)
Tom Larkin (WHS)
Shihad (WHS) Band
King Kapisi (WHS) singer
Joseph Chuchwood(WTC) 1946 – 1950 pioneer of hand drawn fonts of type designer – world expert
Len Lye (WTC) kinetic sculpture