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Mount Hutt College




Nau mai, haere mai! Welcome!
Our high school is located outside of Christchurch city on the Canterbury Plains of the South Island of New Zealand. We look up at the beautiful Mt Hutt and foothills ranges, and we are close to the amazing Rakaia River. Our students are highly successful all-rounders - with academic, cultural and sporting excellence. We have strengths in Agricultural Science, Natural and Physical Sciences, Outdoor Education and Tourism, and Technologies (including design and creative arts). Full curriuculm detials are listed on our website or send an email with nay questions you have.

Our experienced and highly qualified staff are able to support international students in all aspects of their life and studies to ensure success results in New Zealand. Our Motto is “Striving for Excellence”. Our values are PRIDE (Passion, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence). 

Special features include:

  • Term 3 Snowsports for ski-ing and snowboarding.  
  • High quality ESOL classes support individual learning programmes for successful outcomes
  • High rates of participation in academic, sports and cultural activities

Our location means you can participate in real world learning across different economic sectors -  from our world leading agricultural sector to the dynamic acitivty of Tourism. Business and Technology are woven throughout.

More about Mount Hutt College

Mount Hutt College has extensive, attractive grounds with comprehensive and modern facilities including science laboratories, computer suites, wifi and BYOD capacity, technology centre, library, gymnasium, swimming pool, assembly hall, music and art areas. We have close connections to our surrounding community using other facilities in our academic, vocational and recreational programmes and activities. For example: our Term 3 snowsports programme at Mt Hutt skifield.

Methven township providers a range of services such as supermarkets, medical centre, sports and cultural clubs, cafes and restaurants. Wlaking ans biking to school is easy and convenient. Around the township are small and large farms of many diffferent types. Transport to school iis by school bus for international students who select farm location homestay.


Contact details


Mount Hutt College
44 Main Street
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Phone number

+64 3 302 8437
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