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

  • Kapa Haka Fundraiser
    Posted 19 Jun 2017, 21:18 by Debbie Stevens
  • School Association Fundraiser for the Dio Wellness Centre
    Posted 6 Jun 2017, 14:33 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 shines at the WaiBop Duathlon Congratulations to the following girls who dominated at the recent WaiBop Teams Duathlon held at Lake Karapiro.U141st - Lydia Ryan and Ellie Deane2nd - Hannah Morgan and Charlize Tordoff ...
    Posted 8 Jun 2017, 16:25 by Jane Schilov
  • 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
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    General Notifications

    • Free Adolescent Dental Service We are pleased to let you know that, during Term 3, we will have a free adolescent dental service – Revive a Smile Dental Clinic – available on site at Dio. The ...
      Posted 19 Jun 2017, 20:49 by Debbie Stevens
    • Reminder - Teacher Only Day Friday 16 June A reminder that as per the school calendar and DioNews, Dio has a teacher only day tomorrow, Friday 16 June.
      Posted 14 Jun 2017, 21:31 by Megan Udy
    • Don't forget to buy your tickets for Dio's biggest school event There are only ten more working days left to purchase your House Singing tickets - available from the school shop or by calling 07 855 2038 extn 2766 (see flyer below ...
      Posted 14 Jun 2017, 17:57 by Debbie Stevens
    • House Singing Tickets On Sale Now At School Shop
      Posted 6 Jun 2017, 16:02 by Debbie Stevens
    • Learning Conferences & Early Closure Years 9 and 10 Learning ConferencesThe Years 9 and 10 Learning Conferences (Parent/Teacher Interviews) are scheduled for Friday 9 June and Wednesday 14 June from 3 pm to ...
      Posted 30 May 2017, 21:11 by Debbie Stevens
    • 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
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