Year 7 to 13 Catholic Boys School, Auckland New Zealand

Liston College came into being in 1974 when the first two classes were started at Holy Cross Primary the school at this point was being built and it was not until 1975 that Liston College open its doors in February of that year. Bishop Delargy invited the Christian Brothers to staff the College. Br Gary Wellsmore was the foundation Principal and Br John McKean taught the other form one class.

The striking uniform of blue, maroon and gold made it stand out from other schools in the area.

Br Wellsmore supervised the bulding programme, the establishment of the curriculae and the imbedding of the Charism of Edmund Rice [founder of the Christian Brothers at Liston College.

As the school roll grew and the building was completed the college spirit amongst the Liston Community grew stronger.

In 1978 the first group of students sat School Certificate with a impressive 95% pass rate. By 1980 saw a change in Principleship with Br Anthony Sisson taking charge. The school roll continued to grow, by 1980 its roll was 380 The College performed well both academically and on the sports field.

An energic and virbrant P.T.A committee worked hard to raise funds for the college and established the legendary Friday Night Fleamarket