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

  • Senior Prize-giving 2019 Dux 2019, Tiana MayoMajor Academic AwardsYear 11: First in NCEA Level 1• Jaime Hayvice - Accounting• OhnBee Han - Art• Rebecca Wallace - Biology• Kimberly Blow - Dance• Kaia McHardie - Design and ...
    Posted 25 Nov 2019, 12:16 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
  • Winter/Spring Noise issue now online Noise is Dio's very own student-edited magazine. Any student in the school can submit copy, with one issue compiled each term. In this winter/spring issue of Noise ...
    Posted 23 Sep 2019, 13:10 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
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Latest Arts News

  • Y8 Arts Information Thank you to those who chatted to the Arts team today. It was lovely to meet you.There was quite a lot of information today, so here is a summary ...
    Posted 14 Nov 2019, 18:38 by Georgina Hewitt
  • Arts Awards 2019 Thank you to everyone who attended the Arts Awards evening on Thursday 24 October 2019Special thank you to our guest speakers Vienna and Taaniko Nordstrom from Soliders Rd Portraits ...
    Posted 28 Oct 2019, 17:49 by Georgina Hewitt
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Latest Sports News

  • 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 Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
  • Amazing results from our swimmers at NAGS! During the holidays our swimmers competed at the National Age Group Championships and achieved some stellar results!Well done to all who competed by swimming with heart, producing PB's ...
    Posted 9 May 2019, 18:44 by Jane Schilov
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    General Notifications

    • Major School Events Reminders Academic Prize-GivingAll Saints ChapelWednesday 30 October 20191.00pm to approximately 3.00pm. Parents and guests are to be seated by 12.50pm.* Please note that students ...
      Posted 22 Oct 2019, 14:19 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • Change of Date - Rowing Evening The Dio Rowing Evening will now take place on Wednesday 25 September at 5.30 pm in the Piki Mahuta Centre Foyer.This is a relaxed evening where we welcome ...
      Posted 18 Sep 2019, 14:33 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • It's Time To Order Your 2019 Yearbooks The 2019 Yearbook will be available in a digital or printed hard-copy format for students in Years 9-12. If you wish to receive a Yearbook, please ...
      Posted 15 Sep 2019, 15:18 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • Golf Day Fundraiser
      Posted 3 Sep 2019, 23:12 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • Measles Outbreak Public Health Advisory Dear Dio Family,The Waikato District Health Board have asked schools to share this public health advisory.About 850 cases of measles have been reported so far this year - making ...
      Posted 29 Aug 2019, 20:23 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • New Year 10 Dean appointed We are happy to announce that our Year 10 cohort will now be in the capable hands of Mrs Jo Munn as Year 10 Dean. Mrs Munn is an experienced ...
      Posted 6 Aug 2019, 16:44 by mudy@wdsg.school.nz
    • Community Chapel Service - 18 August 2019 Anglican Chapel Service for Scott, Shackleton and Wilson Houses. All members of the Dio community are welcome to attend.
      Posted 5 Aug 2019, 16:14 by mudy@wdsg.school.nz
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