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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 Prize-Giving 2020 Senior Prize-giving is a time to celebrate, as a community, all those who have aspired to excellence, to celebrate those who have given it their best, to celebrate those ...
    Posted 8 Nov 2020, 12:55 by Debbie Stevens
  • Raffle Draw... and the winners are The Waikato Diocesan School Association 'Ultimate Raffle Experience 2020' has been drawn under Police supervision. Thank you to all our students, parents, staff and wider community that supported this fundraiser ...
    Posted 24 Sept 2020, 19:36 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • Dio Students in NZSSSO  Dio Students in NZSSSOWe are so proud to recognise two Year 12 Students Ashley Koo and Clara Lynch who have been selected to be a part of the 2021 ...
    Posted 29 Nov 2020, 14:00 by Georgina Hewitt
  • Arts Awards 2020 Unfortunately due to the year that has been some trophies cannot be awarded as there were not enough opportunities for evidence to fit some award criteria. These awards include Debating ...
    Posted 1 Nov 2020, 15:52 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Sports News

  • 2020 Sports Awards
    Posted 28 Oct 2020, 15:00 by Jane Schilov
  • 2020 Auckland Dio Exchange Programme
    Posted 22 Jul 2020, 15:30 by Jane Schilov
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    General Notifications

    • Dio Carol Service - Sunday 6 December Please join us at our whole school Chapel/Carol Service on Sunday 6 December. This is a compulsory special character event for all junior students. If families are unable to ...
      Posted 26 Nov 2020, 12:13 by Debbie Stevens
    • The Dio Difference in action Today was Founders’ Day - a time to reflect on Dio’s past and to acknowledge the community members, both past and present, who have influenced the character and values that ...
      Posted 29 Oct 2020, 20:52 by Debbie Stevens
    • It's Time To Order Your 2020 Yearbooks The 2020 Yearbook will be available in a digital or printed hard-copy format for students in Years 9 - 12. If you wish to receive a Yearbook, please complete the ...
      Posted 28 Oct 2020, 15:30 by Amy Murphy
    • Ultimate Raffle Experience 2020 Waikato Diocesan School Association FundraiserThis afternoon Years 11 - 13 students will receive two raffle tickets each to sell.  This is the main fundraiser for the Waikato Dio School Association ...
      Posted 27 Aug 2020, 17:13 by Amy Murphy
    • Moving to Level 2 as a Community Kia ora koutou katoaAs you know community transmission of COVID 19 has returned to New Zealand, and we are now at Alert Level 2. The shift in alert levels ...
      Posted 11 Aug 2020, 16:52 by Debbie Stevens
    • Moving to Alert Level 2 Good evening Dio Whānau The Ministry of Health has tonight confirmed New Zealand has recorded four new cases of Covid-19 community transmission.As a precautionary measure, Auckland is entering ...
      Posted 11 Aug 2020, 03:54 by Debbie Stevens
    • Your Invitation to the He Tai Ohinga Maro Kapa Haka Festival This coming Wednesday, 12 August, our school will be hosting the He Tai Ohinga Maro Kapa Haka Festival for the very first time. The Festival has been hosted by a ...
      Posted 6 Aug 2020, 20:52 by Debbie Stevens
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