Careers Advisor

Gary Henley-Smith

Director of Boarding
Careers Advisor

BSc (Physical Education and Health)
Phone: 027 770 4344

Gary was educated at Auckland Grammar School, Washington State University, University of Auckland and University of Waikato. He started in term 4 of 2016 as the Director of Boarding.

Gary’s background has been immense in boarding and pastoral care. He has held numerous positions as a Day and Boarding housemaster for 18 years, and also 11 years as the Guidance Counsellor at St. Paul’s Collegiate School. He enjoys getting to know the boys and has had great pleasure in helping, assisting and mentoring them to achieve their aspirations, goals or helping feel good about themselves in their teenage years.

Gary has had a lot of success in coaching at regionally and nationally in athletics (sprinting) and rugby and managing hockey 1st teams. He believes that sport and physical activity is an important component in creating resilient young men and promotes emotional well-being.

He is married with three adult children, together they all enjoy the outdoors and keeping fit.

Our Location

Scots College
1 Monorgan Road
Strathmore Park
Wellington 6022
New Zealand
Scots College
PO Box 15064
Wellington 6243
New Zealand