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

  • Noise Magazine Term One Now Online Noise is Dio's very own student-edited magazine. Any student in the school can submit copy, with one issue compiled each term. This term's issue has a few ...
    Posted 3 Apr 2019, 15:12 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
  • Gardens Needed For Dio Garden Ramble
    Posted 27 Feb 2019, 19:45 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
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Latest Arts News

  • The Sound of Music - tickets on sale NOW! Tickets are on sale now at the school shop! Shop hours are 8:15am - 4:00pm, Monday to Friday. (phone orders 07 855 2038 etxn 2766)
    Posted 5 Mar 2019, 13:54 by Megan Udy
  • Arts and Cultural Registration Process 2019 The Arts and Cultural Registrations are now live, please fill out the below form. Please sign up while looking at the Updated Co-Curricular Guide.Students will need to sign ...
    Posted 7 Feb 2019, 16:03 by Georgina Hewitt
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Latest Sports News

  • Amazing results from our swimmers at NAGS! During the holidays our swimmers competed at the National Age Group Championships and achieved some stellar results!Well done to all who competed by swimming with heart, producing PB's ...
    Posted 9 May 2019, 18:44 by Jane Schilov
  • Silver Jubilee Rowing Auction Dinner Tickets On Sale Now! To purchase your tickets, contact Alex Bedford  alex.bedford7@gmail.com
    Posted 13 Mar 2019, 12:24 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
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    General Notifications

    • Board of Trustees Election Results Congratulations to the following people on their election to the Board of Trustees:Parent Representative:Thomas GibbonsRaewyn McPhillipsDan MoorePatrick PeoplesKarlene VerrytDoug WilsonStaff Representative:Susi ...
      Posted 13 Jun 2019, 15:36 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • Rolling strike called off Dear Dio family The PPTA executive has called off the regional rolling strikes that were planned for next week.A ministerial forum took place last week to break the impasse ...
      Posted 12 Jun 2019, 13:54 by Megan Udy
    • New Zealand Blood Drive Did you know the New Zealand Blood Service needs to collect 3000 units of blood each and every week? Waikato Dio would like to help with this and have organised ...
      Posted 11 Jun 2019, 13:35 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • Rowing Information Evening At Dio, we have a proud history in rowing and we are consistently one of the top performing girls schools in New Zealand, which we think is pretty awesome! Rowing ...
      Posted 10 Jun 2019, 17:42 by Megan Udy
    • Year 10 Rostering Home Strike Cancelled The Year 10 rostering home industrial action planned for Tuesday 11 June is cancelled.We will update you re the status of other planned strike action, as negotiations continue.
      Posted 6 Jun 2019, 11:23 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • Upcoming Strike Action Confirmation Dear Parents/CaregiversFollowing on from today's Rostered Home strike for Year 9s, we wish to confirm the following industrial action has now been CONFIRMED.Upcoming Rostered Home Strike ...
      Posted 3 Jun 2019, 16:09 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • BOT Elections - Important Notice Board of Trustees voting papers have been sent to all eligible voters. Voting closes at midday on Friday, 7 June. If you have not yet received your voting papers in ...
      Posted 3 Jun 2019, 15:41 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
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