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 Artx 2018 - Tickets On Sale NOW!
    Posted 25 Jul 2018, 23:17 by Debbie Stevens
  • Three Generations Afternoon Tea Fundraiser Join us for an afternoon of cupcake decorating, music and dance performances, flower arranging, and afternoon tea. Tickets $30 each from the School Shop - phone 07 855 2038 extn 2766 ...
    Posted 25 Jul 2018, 23:18 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • Arts Showcase 2018
    Posted 18 Sep 2018, 14:51 by Debbie Stevens
  • High Achievers' Concert
    Posted 8 Aug 2018, 23:09 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Sports News

  • Sports Awards and Blues Applications now open for Winter Codes! In Term 4 we will be holding our annual Sports Awards evening which is an opportunity to showcase the wonderful sporting talent within our school. The awards presented during the ...
    Posted 1 Aug 2018, 15:32 by Jane Schilov
  • NISS Road and Track Cycling Results Over the weekend our cyclists took to the roads and the track to compete in the NISS Championships. Well done to all of you who competed and to those of ...
    Posted 11 Jul 2018, 16:24 by Jane Schilov
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    General Notifications

    • Staff Only Day Friday 21 September A reminder that as communicated in the DioNews and online calendar, tomorrow (Friday 21 September) is a Staff Only Day.All boarders must be collected by 5:00 pm this ...
      Posted 19 Sep 2018, 13:52 by Debbie Stevens
    • Term 4 Sports Sign-up Sign-up for Term 4 Sports is now available online by clicking here. A new feature for sports sign-up is that we will be taking credit card payments when ...
      Posted 19 Sep 2018, 13:31 by Debbie Stevens
    • School-to-School Exchange Information Evening - Change of Venue To those of you who have registered to attend the school-to-school Exchange Information Evening tomorrow night (Thursday 20 September) from 5:30 pm, please note that due to ...
      Posted 18 Sep 2018, 19:15 by Debbie Stevens
    • Important Information Regarding Canteen Purchases from Term 4 From the start of term 4, the Monitor system will be used by students purchasing food from the school canteen. Monitor allows parents to load funds on to their daughter ...
      Posted 16 Sep 2018, 19:30 by Debbie Stevens
    • Resignation of Dio Chaplain It is with much sadness that I have received the resignation of Dio Chaplain, Reverend Jacqui Paterson, effective 14 October. Reverend Jacqui has been living away from home during her ...
      Posted 29 Aug 2018, 20:45 by Debbie Stevens
    • Bus Driver Industrial Action We’ve been notified that bus drivers will be taking further industrial action TOMORROW Wednesday 29 August.BusitWaikato apologises for this disruption and is working closely with the bus company ...
      Posted 27 Aug 2018, 17:26 by Debbie Stevens
    • Exchange Programme Information Evening
      Posted 26 Aug 2018, 20:36 by Debbie Stevens
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