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

  • 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
  • Central Zone Athletics Results 2019 Last week we took a strong team of track and field athletes to the Central Zone Athletics Champs. This is a great chance to come up against all the local ...
    Posted 10 Mar 2019, 15:05 by Jane Schilov
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    General Notifications

    • Anglican Missions Relief Appeal Dear Dio family On behalf of the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, and Churches within the worldwide Anglican Communion, Anglican Missions is preparing to launch a Relief ...
      Posted 17 Mar 2019, 15:21 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • Easter Baskets 2019 The making and delivery of Easter Baskets to rest homes is a very special tradition here at Dio. Every year, hundreds of Dio girls assemble and donate Easter Baskets which ...
      Posted 14 Mar 2019, 19:11 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • Waikato Diocesan School Association AGM - 12 March 2019 On behalf of Waikato Diocesan School Association, we invite you to attend the Annual General Meeting.When: 6.30pm Tuesday 12th March 2019 (followed by a general meeting of the ...
      Posted 7 Mar 2019, 17:08 by Megan Udy
    • Valued Board Chair Steps Down       A ten-year association with Waikato Diocesan School for Girls has come to an end with the resignation of Board of Trustees Chair, Lynette Pearks. A qualified Chartered Accountant with ...
      Posted 4 Mar 2019, 18:16 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • Dio Chapel Services 2019
      Posted 3 Mar 2019, 19:14 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • Dio Athletics Day - 21 February Dio Athletics Day 2019Thursday 21 February - 8.25am to 3.15pmPorritt Stadium, Crosby Rd, HamiltonPlease click here to view the Athletics Day ProgrammeImportant InformationRoll check ...
      Posted 18 Feb 2019, 19:55 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • Dio Golf Day Postponed Dear Dio CommunityUnfortunately, we have had to postpone the School Association Golf Day scheduled for Sunday 10 March. We are currently looking at a new date later in the ...
      Posted 17 Feb 2019, 19:02 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
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