St Hilda's

We believe in creating a home where our girls feel completely at ease

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Kāika Tolcarne, Welcome to our Tolcarne Home

Just a 10-minute walk from St Hilda’s is Tolcarne, our boarding residence. Home to up to 163
students, it’s beautifully situated in the town belt, looking out over the city and harbour.

At Tolcarne, we believe in creating a home where our boarders feel completely at ease. Tolcarne is passionate about deeply caring and connecting authentically with the young people who live with us and their whanau. We aim to live by our core values and we encourage our whanau to have fun along the way.

Tolcarne Core Values:

  • Whakaute - Respect
  • Ngākau aroha -Empathy
  • Whanaungatanga – Belonging
  • Ngākau tapatahi - Integrity

Tolcarne will provide your daughter with the opportunity to grow herself to become a confident, resilient, happy, young woman who is able to connect with others and reach her full potential in a changing world.

The staff at Tolcarne will encourage and support your daughter, instilling integrity and empathy into their lives by collectively role modelling respect and belonging. 

Tolcarne’s Strategic Vision:

Tolcarne is an inclusive and safe living environment where the student is at the centre.

Tolcarne is to provide students with the opportunity to grow to become confident, resilient, happy, young people who are able to authentically connect with others and reach their full potential in a changing world.

Tolcarne will deeply care and support the students to instil integrity and empathy into their lives by collectively role modeling respect and belonging.

For Tolcarne facilities to meet both parents and students’ expectations and be economically independent and viable

Trust in Tolcarne - Whakawhirinakitia te whānau Tolcarne

Contact us:

Tolcarne Boarding Residence: 03 464 0074

House Managers: housemanagers@shcs.school.nz

Director of Boarding: arathbone@shcs.school.nz

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Mrs Ange Rathbone, Director of Boarding

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