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

  • Open Day 2018
    Posted 15 Oct 2017, 16:09 by Debbie Stevens
  • Dio Golf Day Ready to Tee Off
    Posted 21 Sep 2017, 14:13 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • 2017 Senior Visual Art Showcase Video Check out the amazing art, design, and photography being produced by our Senior Visual Art students. Thanks to teachers Mrs Paula West, Mrs Tracy Ryan, and Mr Mark Bellham for ...
    Posted 15 Nov 2017, 14:54 by Georgina Hewitt
  • Waikato Diocesan School Arts Awards 2017 Junior Arts Honours in DanceJiorgia Newman-JacobsEmma WoodAlyssa McDonald Junior Arts Honours in DramaRain MilneJunior Arts Honours in KapahakaAva DunnJenna FootNgarangi Mason ...
    Posted 26 Oct 2017, 15:19 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Sports News

  • Waikato Diocesan School Sports Awards 2017 DIO OLD GIRLS’ SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARDGeorgia Agnew - BasketballSERVICE TO SPORT AWARDS Awarded to senior students who have been involved for a number of years in one ...
    Posted 26 Oct 2017, 14:32 by Debbie Stevens
  • 2017 Sports Awards Please find below a list of the recipients for our Sports Awards this year. Congratulations to all who are receiving an award.The Awards Evening is a formal function where ...
    Posted 18 Oct 2017, 17:47 by Debbie Stevens
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    General Notifications

    • 2018 Extra-Curricular Guide online The 2018 Extra-Curricular Guide is now online. We invite students to peruse this over the summer break and work through their choices for next year. Sign-up will be ...
      Posted 13 Dec 2017, 15:37 by Debbie Stevens
    • Yearbook Collection and Mailout Yearbook Collection and MailoutYears 9 and 10 students who ordered a Yearbook will receive their copies immediately after Junior Prize-giving on Tuesday 12 December. These will be available ...
      Posted 4 Dec 2017, 18:54 by Megan Udy
    • Christmas Carols in the Chapel We warmly invite our school community to join us for an evening of Bible readings and Christmas Carols. *Parking at Martin Street and River Road entrances.
      Posted 19 Nov 2017, 14:46 by Debbie Stevens
    • Final days to order 2017 yearbook A reminder that this Friday 17 November is the final day for ordering copies of the 2017 yearbook.The 2017 yearbook will be available in a digital or printed hard ...
      Posted 15 Nov 2017, 16:27 by Megan Udy
    • Sevens Rugby to be Introduced in 2018 In 2018, Waikato Diocesan School will be adding Sevens Rugby to its list of extra-curricular sporting codes. Currently, there are 12 schools in the Waikato that play Sevens Rugby ...
      Posted 14 Nov 2017, 15:18 by Debbie Stevens
    • New Appointment for Bishop of Waikato The Waikato Diocesan School community congratulates The Right Reverend Dr Helen-Ann Hartley, Bishop of Waikato, on her recent appointment as Bishop of Ripon in the Diocese of Leeds, England ...
      Posted 12 Nov 2017, 14:58 by Debbie Stevens
    • Prize-Giving 2017 Photos from the ceremony can be viewed and purchased here. The password is WDCP09Academic Excellence Awards Academic Excellence awards go to those students who have produced consistently high results ...
      Posted 5 Nov 2017, 17:25 by Debbie Stevens
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