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Welcome to Hillmorton High School, Te Kura Tuarua o Horomaka

Hillmorton —

Located in the south-west of Christchurch, we are about 10 minutes from the city centre, close to several sporting, cultural and shopping amenities, and the Port Hills.

Hillmorton High School is a Year 7 – 13 co-educational state high school. We are a medium size city school, with approximately 1,100 students, including 20 – 25 international students.

We offer:

  • A wide range of subjects
  • Extensive sporting and cultural activities
  • Generous, unrestricted, park-like grounds
  • Excellent facilities to support students’ learning
  • Individualised learning programmes to suit students’ needs
  • Wi-Fi throughout the school

Along with all of our staff, our dedicated international staff know our students well; we provide superb pastoral care - each student receives personal support on a regular basis.

Our homestays are part of our community - integral to our students' experiences.

We celebrate our diversity. Our students come from over 40 ethnic backgrounds contributing to a rich an vibrant multi-cultural experience within the day-to-day life of the school.

Contact Information


  • +64 3 338 5119, extension 871
  • +64 27 349 4751 (Pam Hunt, International Director)