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.

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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

  • DioNews Editorial Issue Two From the PrincipalOur school theme for 2017 is ‘Wai Ora’ which links to the Waikato River as the living waters that sustain this region and its people. It also ...
    Posted 19 Mar 2017, 19:12 by Megan Udy
  • Dio Quiz Night
    Posted 20 Feb 2017, 13:24 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • Cake Art 2017 See the cakes up for auction here!The cake auction will be at 12.45 pm in the Piki foyer - bring cash and pool with your friends to purchase a ...
    Posted 6 Mar 2017, 13:40 by Georgina Hewitt
  • DioNews eNewsletter Issue One Arts News & EventsOliver! ProductionWe are straight into rehearsals and the Oliver cast is already looking and sounding amazing. Year 9's  Ava Downey is the lead in this ...
    Posted 20 Feb 2017, 12:44 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Sports News

  • Dio Top School at NISS Swimming Champs! After taking out the WSS Champs our swimmers have now gone one further and took out top school overall at the NISS Swimming Champs in Palmerston North last ...
    Posted 22 May 2017, 17:48 by Jane Schilov
  • Dio swimmers make waves at the WSS swimming
    Posted 2 May 2017, 15:17 by Melanie Benge
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    General Notifications

    • We're Looking for Homestay Families Toshimagaoka High School from Japan will be visiting Dio from 26 July until 8 August (beginning of Term 3) and we are now looking for homestay families to host our ...
      Posted 22 May 2017, 15:44 by Debbie Stevens
    • Team and Group Photo Programme - Tuesday 23 May PHOTOGRAPHS - TUESDAY 23 MAY 2017    All of these photos will be taken in the hallStudents must be at the PMC foyer five minutes before their photograph is due to ...
      Posted 16 May 2017, 16:50 by Megan Udy
    • Traffic Management on Martin Street The Hamilton City Council has asked us to remind our Dio community that Martin Street is a marked clearway between 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm - Monday to Friday ...
      Posted 16 May 2017, 13:32 by Debbie Stevens
    • New Principal Announced for Waikato Diocesan School for Girls The Waikato Diocesan School for Girls’ Board of Trustees and Proprietor’s Board are delighted to announce the appointment of Mrs Mary Curran as the school’s 13th Principal, effective ...
      Posted 15 May 2017, 19:41 by Debbie Stevens
    • School Cross-country Reminders On the afternoon of Thursday 18 May, we will be holding our annual school cross-country. This event will take place at Days Park, River Road, in Hamilton. Students will ...
      Posted 7 May 2017, 14:16 by Debbie Stevens
    • Uniform Changeover A reminder that the winter uniform must be worn from the beginning of term two. Long sleeve blouses, stockings - Years 9,10 12 & 13 (colour Fleet), Year 11 - (colour Ink ...
      Posted 12 Apr 2017, 17:16 by Debbie Stevens
    • Issues with Xtra and Yahoo accounts Please be advised that due to Spark changing the hosting location of Xtra and Yahoo accounts, we are experiencing issues related to sending and receiving emails from @xtra.com, @xtra ...
      Posted 8 Mar 2017, 12:29 by Debbie Stevens
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