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

    • Teacher Strike Action - what you need to know As communicated in Friday's DioNews and via a web email on Monday, the PPTA has advised the Board of Trustees of Waikato Diocesan School for Girls that teachers at ...
      Posted 21 May 2019, 20:06 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • Strike Action on Wednesday 29 May Dear Parents and Caregivers The PPTA has advised the Board of Trustees of Waikato Diocesan School for Girls that teachers at our school will be taking strike action on Wednesday ...
      Posted 19 May 2019, 17:51 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • Cross-country is this Thursday This Thursday (9 May), we will be holding our annual school cross-country. This event will take place at Days Park, River Road, Hamilton. We warmly invite our Dio whānau ...
      Posted 6 May 2019, 16:10 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • School 2019 Board of Trustee Elections Canterbury Education Services (CES) are providing Board of Trustee (BOT) election services for our school in the forthcoming BOT elections. We are now calling for nominations to become members of ...
      Posted 2 May 2019, 20:41 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • 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
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