Meet Our Students

Nau mai haere mai ki tēnei Te Kura Tuarau o Te Awakairangi.

We welcome you to Hutt Valley High School. Our school is a vibrant and exciting coeducational and multicultural high school with an outstanding reputation for preparing students well for their futures. Founded in 1926 we offer high-quality education in an inclusive, positive and nurturing environment. Our students are firmly at the centre of all we do – with their wellbeing seen as important as academic, cultural and sporting success. We look forward to you joining us.

International Student Trâm from Vietnam - case study on studying at Hutt Valley High School.

Trâm from Vietnam

Tôi tên là Trâm và tôi 18 tuổi. Quốc tịch của tôi là người Việt Nam. Tôi đã tìm thấy Trường Trung học Hutt Valley từ một hội thảo ở đất nước của tôi cùng với gia đình. Trường trung học Hutt Valley là một môi trường tốt để tôi gặp gỡ những người mới và học hỏi những điều mới.

My name is Tram and I’m 18 years old. My nationality is Vietnamese. I found out about Hutt Valley High School from a workshop in my country with my family. Hutt Valley High School is a good environment for me to meet new people and learn new things.

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International Student Alicia from Germany - her experiences of studying at Hutt Valley High School and living in Lower Hutt, Wellington in New Zealand.

Alicia from Germany

Meine Erfahrung an der Hutt Valley High School.

Ich bin sehr glücklich hier und werde meinen Aufenthalt sogar verlängern, um weiterhin viele, viele gute Erinnerungen mit meinen Freunden und in der Schule zu sammeln.

My experience at Hutt Valley High School so far.

I’m very happy here and will even extend my stay, to continue making many, many more good memories with my friends and at school.

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International Student Binh from Vietnam - a short article about her experiences of studying at Hutt Valley High School and living in Lower Hutt, Wellington in New Zealand.

Binh from Vietnam

Xin chào, Tôi tên là Bình, tôi 16 tuổi và đến từ Việt Nam. Tôi là một du học sinh và đang học năm 12 tại trường trung học Hutt Valley. Tôi đến New Zealand được 10 tháng. Lý do tôi đến đây và học tại trường trung học Hutt Valley là vì New Zealand là một nơi yên bình.

Hello, My name is Binh, I’m 16 years old and come from Vietnam. I’m an international student studying in year 12 at Hutt Valley High School. I came to New Zealand for 10 months. The reason I came here and studied in Hutt Valley high school is because New Zealand is a peaceful place. 

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International Student Chosen from China talks about his time studying at Hutt Valley High School and living in Lower Hutt, Wellington in New Zealand.

Chosen from China

大家好,我叫 Chosen, 来自中国辽宁。 我在赫特谷高中学习已经快五年了。这是一所很大的学校,有很多来自其他国家的学生。 它有许多运动和科目可供您选择。 我们与很多 当地学生交谈,了解不同的国家和文化。

Hello, my name is Chosen and I am from Liaoning in China. I have been studying at Hutt Valley High School for almost five years. It is a big school with lots of students from other countries. It has many sports and subjects that you can choose from. There are lots of local students we talk with and different countries and cultures to learn about. 

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Photos and quotes from Hutt Valley High School's international students, who have been studying at living in Lower Hutt, Wellington in New Zealand.  Images of their trips organised by Hutt Valley High School's International Team.

Jenna from Vietnam

Xin chào, tôi tên là Jenna, tôi đến từ Việt Nam.

Du học là mục tiêu và ước mơ của tôi. Bây giờ cuối cùng tôi đã làm được, tôi rất tự hào về bản thân mình.

Hi, my name is Jenna, I’m from Vietnam.

Studying abroad was my goal, and dream. Now I finally did it, I was so proud of myself.

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International Student Jenna from Viet Nam talks about her dream of studying abroad at Hutt Valley High School and living in Lower Hutt, Wellington in New Zealand.

Brandon from Hong Kong

我是來自香港的 Brandon Chung, 現在讀 10 年級 。Hutt Valley High School 提供許多運動和俱樂部,我加入了許多,這讓我 在新西蘭的生活非常充實。 我在第三學期加入了網球隊、羽毛球隊和乒 乓球隊,在第四學期我將參加高爾夫、飛盤和保齡球。

I am Brandon Chung from Hong Kong and I’m in Year 10. There are many sports and clubs offered by Hutt Valley High School and I have joined many which makes my life in New Zealand very fruitful. I joined the tennis, badminton, and table tennis teams in Term 3 and will take golf, ultimate frisbee and bowling in Term 4.

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International Student Brandon from Hong Kong, writes about his time studying in New Zealand at Hutt Valley High School.

Jakob from Germany

Hallo, ich bin jakob, ich bin in der 13. klasse der Hutt Valley High School. Ich werde die NCEA dieses jahr machen. Ich mag diese Schule sehr und habe bereits viele Freunde gefunden.

Hi, I’m Jakob, I’m in year 13 at Hutt Valley High School. I’m going to do the NCEA this year. I really like this school, and I already made a lot of friends.

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Senior Student Jakob from Germany shares his experiences studying at Hutt Valley High School as an international student, and living in New Zealand as an international student.

Bruce from China

大家好,我是 Bruce, 我是 Hutt Valley 高中 11 年級的學生,我已經學習一年 了。 我真的很享受在這裡學習的一年。

新西蘭是一個美麗的國家,它有很多美麗的風景,我喜歡這裡。 關於天氣,經常下雨,我喜歡下 雨天。

Hi, I’m Bruce, I’m in year 11 at Hutt Valley High School and have been studying for one year. I really enjoyed my year of study here.

New Zealand is a beautiful country, it has a lot of beautiful scenery, I love it here. About the weather, it rains a lot and I love rainy days.

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International student, Bruce from China has been studying for one year at Hutt Valley High School. Pictured in the large Hutt Valley High School library.
Photos of International Students studying at Hutt Valley High School, and international students with their homestay families.

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