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 Rowing Auction - Tickets Now on Sale
    Posted 3 Apr 2018, 14:57 by Debbie Stevens
  • DioNews Issue 1 2018 Now Online Click here to read the latest issue of our online newsletter, DioNews.In this issue:2018 Start DatesNCEA Provisional ResultsKey Upcoming DatesCourse Confirmation InformationStaffing UpdatesSchool ...
    Posted 21 Jan 2018, 18:58 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • Once Was Lost - Tickets on sale now Tickets on sale NOW at the School Shop.  Phone orders available 07 855 2038 extn 2766.
    Posted 13 Mar 2018, 13:44 by Megan Udy
  • Arts Extra Curricular Sign ups now live The Arts Extra Curricular Sign ups are now live until 5pm 10 Feb 2018If you have any questions about sign ups please see the Extra Curricular Guide or contact ...
    Posted 1 Feb 2018, 13:26 by Georgina Hewitt
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Latest Sports News

  • NISS Swimming results are in and we came out on top! Our awesome swimmers headed to Palmerston North last weekend to compete in the NISS Swim Champs and despite having a smaller team than usual they still excelled and took out ...
    Posted 15 May 2018, 17:35 by Jane Schilov
  • School Cross Country - Thursday 17th May Tomorrow we will be holding our annual school cross-country. This event will take place at Days Park, River Road, in Hamilton. Students will have a normal school day and ...
    Posted 15 May 2018, 15:38 by Jane Schilov
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    General Notifications

    • Early Finish for Learning Conferences – Friday 8 June To accommodate a large number of boarding parents that will attend our Years 9 and 10 Learning Conferences (Parent/Teacher Interviews) on Friday 8 June, school will close early at ...
      Posted 17 May 2018, 15:12 by Debbie Stevens
    • Waikato Diocesan School Cross-country Tomorrow afternoon, Thursday 17 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 ...
      Posted 15 May 2018, 16:03 by Debbie Stevens
    • Early Closure on the 23 May Dear Parents/CaregiversWe have been notified that the Executive of the Post Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA) has directed its members to attend a paid union meeting on Wednesday, 23 ...
      Posted 7 May 2018, 20:17 by Debbie Stevens
    • Uniform Reminders A reminder that all students need to be in winter uniform from the start of Term 2. Your daughter will need a long sleeve blouse, tie, and school coloured stockings ...
      Posted 10 Apr 2018, 21:39 by Debbie Stevens
    • Short Term Homestay Families Needed
      Posted 8 Apr 2018, 14:07 by Megan Udy
    • Easter Celebration- Jellybeans, Eggs, Bunnies and…? Easter is arguably one of the two most important Anglican annual festivals (the other being Christmas). This year is one of the few years when it doesn’t fall at ...
      Posted 28 Mar 2018, 17:51 by Debbie Stevens
    • Once Was Lost - Tickets on sale NOW Tickets are selling fast - have you got yours?On sale now at the School Shop between 8.15am - 4.00pm, Monday to Friday.
      Posted 18 Mar 2018, 14:47 by Megan Udy
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