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Mount Hutt College

Intermediate / Secondary (Years 7-13)

Nau mai, haere mai! Welcome!

Our high school is located outside of Christchurch city on the Canterbury Plains - we look up at Mt Hutt and 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). International students are able to enjoy small classes, make friendships with local students and take part in many activities within our small international programme. 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.

Contact Mount Hutt College
Physical address

44 Main Street, Methven; (post) PO Box 58, Methven 7745
7745 Canterbury
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Phone numbers

64 3 302 8437

  • Number of students: 480
  • Number of international students: 10-20
  • Male and Female

Qualifications available

  • National Standards Testing
  • National Certificate of Educational Achievement

School features

  • Academic guidance
  • Career guidance
  • English language support
  • Homestay placement service
  • International student services
  • Wifi on campus


  • Homestay

Our Motto is “Striving for Excellence”. Our values are PRIDE (Passion, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence). 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.

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