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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

  • Winter Issue of Noise Magazine, Now Online We are proud to bring you the latest issue of the Noise student magazine. Thank you to everyone who submitted work.We will be announcing the winners of our writing ...
    Posted 2 Jul 2020, 17:03 by Debbie Stevens
  • Prevention is Best
    Posted 16 Mar 2020, 21:50 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • Dio Arts Showcase NB: If you live in Auckland, you have been asked to bring Alert level 2 with you. Unfortunately this means that you will be unable to attend our showcase this ...
    Posted by Georgina Hewitt
  • Information from today's assembly! It was a very full assembly today so here are the links to all the information that was presentedInformation on applications for the NZ Secondary Schools Symphony Orchestra can ...
    Posted 3 Sep 2020, 17:45 by Georgina Hewitt
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Latest Sports News

  • 2020 Auckland Dio Exchange Programme
    Posted 22 Jul 2020, 15:30 by Jane Schilov
  • Sports Awards 2019 Check out the fabulous photos which are available by clicking here.Top - Gina McCarthy, Sportswoman of the Year;  Bottom left - Holly Mills, Leavers Cup recipient;  Bottom right - Holly Mills, Olivia ...
    Posted 30 Oct 2019, 14:06 by Debbie Stevens
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    General Notifications

    • Ultimate Raffle Experience 2020 Waikato Diocesan School Association FundraiserThis afternoon Years 11 - 13 students will receive two raffle tickets each to sell.  This is the main fundraiser for the Waikato Dio School Association ...
      Posted 27 Aug 2020, 17:13 by Amy Murphy
    • Moving to Level 2 as a Community Kia ora koutou katoaAs you know community transmission of COVID 19 has returned to New Zealand, and we are now at Alert Level 2. The shift in alert levels ...
      Posted 11 Aug 2020, 16:52 by Debbie Stevens
    • Moving to Alert Level 2 Good evening Dio Whānau The Ministry of Health has tonight confirmed New Zealand has recorded four new cases of Covid-19 community transmission.As a precautionary measure, Auckland is entering ...
      Posted 11 Aug 2020, 03:54 by Debbie Stevens
    • Your Invitation to the He Tai Ohinga Maro Kapa Haka Festival This coming Wednesday, 12 August, our school will be hosting the He Tai Ohinga Maro Kapa Haka Festival for the very first time. The Festival has been hosted by a ...
      Posted 6 Aug 2020, 20:52 by Debbie Stevens
    • Important DioNews Correction Please note an important correction to the DioNews copy sent out today concerning the information provided by Constable Tom to our years 11-13 students around drugs, alcohol, consent and ...
      Posted 30 Jul 2020, 00:40 by Debbie Stevens
    • Footpath reinstatement work near River Rd entrance Please expect delays and traffic restrictions near gate 1 on River Rd. The Council (Downer) are undertaking footpath reinstatement work and the traffic management is for the safety of the ...
      Posted 21 Jul 2020, 15:49 by Debbie Stevens
    • End of Term Message and Correction to House Chapel Service Kia ora koutouAs this term comes to an end, I want to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to all our students, staff, and whaanau for all you have ...
      Posted 2 Jul 2020, 19:07 by Debbie Stevens
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