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.

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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

  • DioNews Editorial Issue Two From the PrincipalOur school theme for 2017 is ‘Wai Ora’ which links to the Waikato River as the living waters that sustain this region and its people. It also ...
    Posted 19 Mar 2017, 19:12 by Megan Udy
  • Dio Quiz Night
    Posted 20 Feb 2017, 13:24 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

  • Success at NISS Athletics The NISS Athletics Champs were held in Inglewood from 7 - 9 April and our Dio athletes who finished in the top three or four (in some events) at the Waikato ...
    Posted 9 Apr 2017, 21:42 by Jane Schilov
  • Swimmers stand out at National Age Group Champs! At the recent National Age Group Swimming Champs in Wellington our Dio Swimmers produced some excellent results.Hannah Morgan (Year 9,pictured above left) won the NZ National title for ...
    Posted 9 Apr 2017, 13:58 by Jane Schilov
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    General Notifications

    • Uniform Changeover A reminder that the winter uniform must be worn from the beginning of term two. Long sleeve blouses, stockings - Years 9,10 12 & 13 (colour Fleet), Year 11 - (colour Ink ...
      Posted 12 Apr 2017, 17:16 by Debbie Stevens
    • Issues with Xtra and Yahoo accounts Please be advised that due to Spark changing the hosting location of Xtra and Yahoo accounts, we are experiencing issues related to sending and receiving emails from @xtra.com, @xtra ...
      Posted 8 Mar 2017, 12:29 by Debbie Stevens
    • Update on Dio Athletics Sports It was very disappointing that bad weather forced us to cancel the Athletics Sports at Porritt Stadium on Thursday 16 February.Unfortunately, it proved impossible to secure a suitable postponement ...
      Posted 27 Feb 2017, 19:29 by Debbie Stevens
    • Update on Tomorrow's Winter Sports Trials Hockey TrialsThese trials have been postponed due to the weather forecast for tomorrow. There will instead be a trial on Tuesday 21st February from 3.30 - 5.30pm. Further ...
      Posted 16 Feb 2017, 17:02 by Debbie Stevens
    • We'd love to see our Dio family at Swimming Sports Waikato Diocesan School Swimming Sports takes place this Wednesday 22 February. Parents/grandparents/whanau are very welcome to join us under the shade cloths at the school pool area. The ...
      Posted 16 Feb 2017, 13:39 by Debbie Stevens
    • Dio Athletic Sports Postponed Due to bad weather, today's Athletics Sports is postponed. All students should come to school prepared for Day 3 of the timetable. Buses will run as normal.Please note ...
      Posted 15 Feb 2017, 11:11 by Debbie Stevens
    • Important Information for School Athletic Sports Thursday 16th February 2017 - Porritt Stadium, Crosby Road, ChartwellRoll check is at 8.30am at Porritt Stadium. Ask your parents or caregivers to deliver you to Porritt Stadium (bus ...
      Posted 9 Feb 2017, 11:12 by Debbie Stevens
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