About L.J. Wild House


L.J Wild House HostelL J Wild House is named in recognition of the school's founding headmaster. In 1922 Dr L J Wild founded Feilding Agricultural High School, the hostel and farms with the vision of providing quality education for rural based students in the wider Manawatu District. He was regarded in the 1930's and 40's as one of New Zealand's foremost educators. He was headmaster of the school from 1922 – 1946


We aim to encourage and support high academic achievement. We strive to promote students’ personal and social development through hostel and school activities.


L J Wild House is a co-educational hostel comprising 182 students: 92 male students and 90 female students. The hostel is divided into two main dormitories for male boarders: Rangitāne and School House. There are 4 main dormitories for female boarders which form Matatahi House. The student population includes boarders from central and lower North Island, from Wanganui to Wellington.