Waikato Diocesan School for Girls is a state-integrated Anglican school with a roll of around 650 students. Our school has well-established traditions of excellence and is widely recognised as one of the highest performing schools in New Zealand, with an enviable record of academic, sporting and cultural achievements

At Waikato Diocesan, we make the Dio difference developing young women who make a worthwhile contribution to our society, in their careers and their families. Our students are guided to develop deeply held spiritual values as well as a broad range of knowledge, skills and interests.

We welcome your application to study at Waikato Diocesan School for Girls.
Developing a caring attitude towards each other and the wider community is a key part of the Dio boarding experience.

International Students
We welcome International Students into our school community and value the rich cultural mix they bring to Dio.
Dio's range of subjects and challenging educational experiences are designed to meet and extend the needs of students.
With a wide variety of arts and cultural opportunities available, options in extracurricular activities are endless.

Top facilities and expert coaches help our students meet their personal goals and nurture their talents across all levels.

Latest School News

  • To our volunteers
    Posted 21 Jun 2016, 15:46 by Megan Udy
  • No Debating Amy’s On Top Dio Head Girl Amy Spittal has been selected as one of five New Zealanders to represent the country at the World Debating Championships in Stuttgart, Germany in July. Her selection ...
    Posted 13 Jun 2016, 20:47 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • Are You Sweet Enough? Needing a sweet treat with low sugar? Love to bake or know someone who loves to bake delicious treats?Why not pop into the school shop and purchase a copy ...
    Posted 20 Jun 2016, 19:42 by Debbie Stevens
  • Godspell Tickets Now on Sale at School Shop!
    Posted 17 Mar 2016, 13:53 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Sports News

  • Fitness Program available to Students & Staff
    Posted 22 Jun 2016, 17:16 by Melanie Benge
  • Sports Draw
    Posted 26 Jun 2016, 14:58 by Melanie Benge
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    General Notifications

    • Need to know information - House Singing 2016 House Singing 2016Date: Friday 1 July.Time: Programme begins at 6.30pm and ends approximately 9.15pm.Student Reporting Time: All students must report to their House Leaders by ...
      Posted 23 Jun 2016, 18:54 by Debbie Stevens
    • Dio Homestays Urgently Needed Dio has a group of 31 girls coming from Toshimagaoka High School in Tokyo from 27 July until 9 August (starting Week 1 Term 3). The girls will be doing ...
      Posted 6 Jun 2016, 14:33 by Debbie Stevens
    • House Singing 2016 - Tickets on sale NOW! 6:30pm, Friday 1 July 2016Mystery Creek Events Centre, Gate 2, 125 Mystery Creek Rd, Hamilton Tickets for House Singing 2016 are on sale NOW. Tickets are $27.00 ...
      Posted 6 Jun 2016, 13:54 by Debbie Stevens
    • DioNews Term Two Issue One is now online Click here to download/view the latest version of DioNews.
      Posted 30 May 2016, 19:24 by Megan Udy
    • Sponsors Needed for Dio ArtX 2016 If you would like your business or brand to be associated with this fantastic event, please email wdschoolas@gmail.com or phone Jo on 0226778558.
      Posted 30 May 2016, 17:23 by Debbie Stevens
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