Visit Chilton Saint James School during March for one of our Open Days, Friday 22 March, 9.00am - 11.00am or Sunday 24 March 1.00pm - 3.00pm.
Discover what makes Chilton the best choice for girl’s education in Lower Hutt. Experience our small classes from Preschool through to Year 13, and our strong academic focus with an internationally recognised curriculum.
Chilton offers specialist teachers including Te Reo, Dance, Music and Art, all within a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment.
At Chilton, you can also discover our Dance Centre, free before school care, and a wealth of extra-curricular activities for your daughter.
Trish Hina could be the greatest sportswoman you have never heard of.
A product of Naenae College, she later settled in Gisborne, where she was a social worker.
Her sporting CV includes representing New Zealand in touch, softball, rugby and rugby league.
Initially, her sporting success came in softball, playing for New Zealand and helping her club and Hutt Valley win numerous titles.
League was however her first love and in 2000 Hina was named MVP at the first women’s World Cup, where New Zealand beat Great Britain 26-4.
She was prominent in the Kiwi Ferns retaining the World Cup in 2005 and 2008.
In the 2008 defence, Hina was named MVP for a second time. In the final, New Zealand thrashed Australia 34-0, with Hina scoring two tries and kicking three conversions.
In 2010, she achieved arguably her greatest achievement by being selected to play for the Black Ferns at the World Cup.
She became the first female to win rugby and league World Cups.
Towards the end of her career, Hina was diagnosed with kidney disease and she was unable to fulfill her dream of playing Sevens at the Rio Olympics in 2016.
In 2015, she was inducted as a Hutt Valley Sports Awards legend.
Hi, wonder if there is an electrician out there who can replace some faulty switches along with installing an automatic garage door opener for my garage roller door?