Otago Boys' High School is one of New Zealand's oldest boys' schools.
The school opened on its present site in Arthur Street in 1885.
The Main Tower Block was designed by R A Lawson and built for 14,800 pounds in blue stone, Port Chalmers breccia and Oamaru stone by W A Carlton.
It has long been regarded as a fine design and is listed as a Category I Historic Place.
A number of famous and infamous Kiwis were educated here, including Russell Coutts yachtsman, Ritchie McCaw All Black captain, David Grey, the Aramoana mass murderer,
Sir Archibald McIndoe pioneering plastic surgeon and many more.
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