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We're Celebrating

St Hilda's Collegiate School is turning 125 and we would like to celebrate this milestone with Old Girls, families, staff and supporters.
19-21 MARCH 2021

This is a wonderful opportunity for our St Hilda's community to come together and celebrate this special milestone in the history of our school.


The weekend will begin at 4pm on Friday, March 19th, 2021, with registration and a cocktail function at the school. On Saturday, March 20th, there will be a schedule of activities taking place at St Hilda's including school tours, decade group photos, a morning tea for all former staff and Board members, film screenings, exhibitions, performances and a Gala Lunch at the Glenroy Auditorium at the Dunedin Town Hall. On Saturday evening, there will be a '125 Years of Inspiring St Hilda's Women' event in the Arts Building at St Hilda's, where a panel of influential St Hilda's Old Girls will talk about their career and life journeys since leaving St Hilda's. On Sunday, March 21st, there will be a Chapel service and morning tea at the school, and then a lunch and tours at Tolcarne.


There will also be merchandise available to purchase throughout the weekend, including a limited number of the St Hilda's Rose especially grown for this 125th celebration.

Event Options

Full Registration

Full Registration includes entry to the Cocktail Function on March 19th at 5pm, all 125th activities on March 20th including the Gala Lunch and the '125 Years of Inspiring St Hilda's Women' event, and the Chapel Service and morning tea on March 21st.

Registration Only

Registration is necessary for attending the programme of events at St Hilda's (excluding the Cocktail Function, the Gala Lunch and the '125 Years of Inspiring St Hilda's Women' events - tickets to these events must be purchased separately).

Cocktail Function

This ticket allows entry to the Cocktail Function at St Hilda's at 5pm on March 19th. Drinks and nibbles are included in the purchase price.


Gala Lunch

The Gala Lunch will be held at the Glenroy Auditorium at the Dunedin Town Hall at 1pm on March 20th. Please let us know if you have any specific dietary requirements.


125 Years of Inspiring St Hilda's Women Event


Join us for a panel discussion involving several influential St Hilda's Old Girls as they discuss their career and life paths since leaving St Hilda's. Entry includes drinks and nibbles upon arrival. Prepare to be inspired!

Chapel Service


Please let us know if you will be attending the Chapel Service on Sunday March 21st in the St Hilda's Chapel. Entry is free.

​Tolcarne Lunch


Tolcarne tour and lunch in the Dining Room - Sunday March 21st, 12pm.


St Hilda's Rose

The St Hilda's Rose has been budded especially for the 125th celebrations and we have a limited edition available for sale.


The flowers are semi-cupped with a very soft buff centre, opening to pure white with fragrance. The plant is nicely bushy-shaped, with glossy green foliage, a height of approximately 1m, and it repeats flowers well.

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