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

  • New Dio Chaplain Appointed Reverend Jacqui Paterson has been announced as Dio's new school chaplain and will officially take up the role in January 2017. The chaplain’s role is fundamental in the ...
    Posted 26 Sep 2016, 17:12 by Debbie Stevens
  • Christmas Shopping Market Comes to Dio If you would like the opportunity to have a stall at this upcoming festive School Association event, please complete the forms at the bottom of this page no later than ...
    Posted 22 Sep 2016, 18:06 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • Arts Showcase 2016
    Posted 13 Sep 2016, 15:33 by Debbie Stevens
  • High Achievers Concert Winners Once again our High Achievers concert, held on Tuesday 16 August in our All Saints Chapel, was full of talented students at the top of their game.Congratulations to everyone ...
    Posted 21 Aug 2016, 16:57 by Georgina Hewitt
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Latest Sports News

  • Zeta Hittman-Wins Silver in Climbing A fantastic achievement by Zeta Hittman at the Lead Climbing National Championships in Christchurch. Zeta won Silver in the under 16 category and she was competing against 16 qualified climbers ...
    Posted 18 Sep 2016, 14:43 by Melanie Benge
  • Netball Finals Draw This Saturday our Netball teams play their last game for the season and we have a number of teams playing in finals. Below is the draw provided by the Hamilton ...
    Posted 13 Sep 2016, 17:28 by Jane Schilov
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    General Notifications

    • 2017 Start Dates For All Dio Students DATETIMEACTIVITYFriday 27 JanuaryAll International Students return to NZ  by this date.Monday 30 January Students are required to wear summer uniform.3.00 pm 3.45 ...
      Posted 28 Sep 2016, 14:40 by Debbie Stevens
    • 2016 Yearbook The 2016 Yearbook will be printed and mailed out at the end of this year to current Year 9-12 students who wish to receive a copy.  Please click here ...
      Posted 21 Sep 2016, 19:18 by Megan Udy
    • DioNews Term Three Issue Two is now online Click here to download/view the latest issue of DioNews.
      Posted 19 Sep 2016, 19:07 by Megan Udy
    • Dio Movie Night Fundraiser for Blind Foundation Guide Dog Services The student leaders are holding a movie night to fundraise for our charity this year, The Blind Foundation Guide Dogs. There will be a screening of ‘Miss Peregrine's Home ...
      Posted 18 Sep 2016, 13:32 by Debbie Stevens
    • Netsafe Evening For Parents/Caregivers We live in an increasingly complex world, where technology is influencing change at an exponential rate. In order to benefit the most from the use of technology, and to minimise ...
      Posted 4 Sep 2016, 13:44 by Debbie Stevens
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