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.

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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

  • Dio Artx 2018 - Tickets On Sale NOW!
    Posted 25 Jul 2018, 23:17 by Debbie Stevens
  • Three Generations Afternoon Tea Fundraiser Join us for an afternoon of cupcake decorating, music and dance performances, flower arranging, and afternoon tea. Tickets $30 each from the School Shop - phone 07 855 2038 extn 2766 ...
    Posted 25 Jul 2018, 23:18 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • High Achievers' Concert
    Posted 8 Aug 2018, 23:09 by Debbie Stevens
  • Spring Serenade Music Concert
    Posted 5 Aug 2018, 18:47 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Sports News

  • Sports Awards and Blues Applications now open for Winter Codes! In Term 4 we will be holding our annual Sports Awards evening which is an opportunity to showcase the wonderful sporting talent within our school. The awards presented during the ...
    Posted 1 Aug 2018, 15:32 by Jane Schilov
  • NISS Road and Track Cycling Results Over the weekend our cyclists took to the roads and the track to compete in the NISS Championships. Well done to all of you who competed and to those of ...
    Posted 11 Jul 2018, 16:24 by Jane Schilov
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    General Notifications

    • September Worship Opportunity
      Posted 14 Aug 2018, 14:30 by Debbie Stevens
    • Bus Driver Industrial Action We’ve been notified that bus drivers will be taking industrial action TOMORROW Tuesday 14 August.BusitWaikato apologises for this disruption and is working closely with the bus company to ...
      Posted 12 Aug 2018, 20:07 by Debbie Stevens
    • Sign-up for House Singing & Once Was Lost DVDs
      Posted 30 Jul 2018, 20:32 by Debbie Stevens
    • Dio has four exciting fundraising events coming up ... Waikato Diocesan Foundation Father Daughter BreakfastThis Friday, 3 August, 7:00 am, Nancy Light HallGuest speaker - Dio Dad, Dr Tim Mackle, Dairy NZ Chief Executive.  Tim and his ...
      Posted 29 Jul 2018, 18:50 by Debbie Stevens
    • The Foundation's Experiences Auction starts NOW! For more details, click here!
      Posted 24 Jul 2018, 18:09 by Megan Udy
    • Father Daughter Breakfast - tickets on sale now Dr Tim Mackle has been DairyNZ’s chief executive since 2007 and was Chief Executive of its predecessor Dexel from 2005. The son of fourth generation dairy farmers from Kaikoura ...
      Posted 22 Jul 2018, 20:54 by Megan Udy
    • Important Dates to Pop in your Diaries Early Finish for Years 11, 12 and 13 Learning ConferencesTo accommodate a large number of boarding parents that will attend our Years 11, 12 and 13 Learning Conferences (Parent ...
      Posted 4 Jul 2018, 20:05 by Debbie Stevens
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