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

  • Mother & Daughter afternoon - tickets on sale NOW!
    Posted 1 Aug 2017, 21:08 by Debbie Stevens
  • Kapa Haka Fundraiser
    Posted 19 Jun 2017, 21:18 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • Student Art Exhibition Come and check out Dio's Student Art Exhibition, opening 1 August in the Piki Mahuta Centre.
    Posted 16 Jul 2017, 22:00 by Megan Udy
  • 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
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Latest Sports News

  • Great results at WSS Gymsports Champs! Dio was well represented at the recent Waikato Secondary Schools Gymsports Championships on 14th June. Well done to all who competed but in particular we would like to congratulate the ...
    Posted 28 Jun 2017, 19:24 by Jane Schilov
  • Dio shines at the WaiBop Duathlon Congratulations to the following girls who dominated at the recent WaiBop Teams Duathlon held at Lake Karapiro.U141st - Lydia Ryan and Ellie Deane2nd - Hannah Morgan and Charlize Tordoff ...
    Posted 8 Jun 2017, 16:25 by Jane Schilov
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    General Notifications

    • Last days to purchase Father/Daughter Breakfast tickets A friendly reminder that ticket sales for the Father/Daughter Breakfast close at 8.30am this Thursday 3 August. Join us for this wonderful event and enjoy a delicious cooked ...
      Posted 31 Jul 2017, 18:59 by Megan Udy
    • Early Closure - Friday 11 August To accommodate the large number of boarding parents that will attend our Years 11, 12 and 13 Learning Conferences (Parent/Teacher Interviews), the school will close early at 2.30pm ...
      Posted 30 Jul 2017, 16:21 by Megan Udy
    • Free Dental Service Now Available During Term 3, we have a free adolescent dental service – Revive a Smile Dental Clinic – available on site at Dio. The clinic is located next to the gym and is ...
      Posted 23 Jul 2017, 18:55 by Megan Udy
    • Father/Daughter Breakfast tickets on sale NOW
      Posted 4 Jul 2017, 13:34 by Megan Udy
    • Let's Talk about our Teenagers - last days to purchase tickets The Waikato Diocesan School Association proudly presents Let’s Talk about our Teenagers, a fundraiser for the Dio Wellness Centre, this Thursday 6 July.Tickets are $30pp on sale NOW ...
      Posted 2 Jul 2017, 15:16 by Megan Udy
    • Traffic Safety on Campus Thank you to the majority of our school community who respect the traffic management plan introduced this year. Unfortunately, we are still dealing with some drivers who continuously break the ...
      Posted 28 Jun 2017, 13:55 by Debbie Stevens
    • Free Adolescent Dental Service We are pleased to let you know that, during Term 3, we will have a free adolescent dental service – Revive a Smile Dental Clinic – available on site at Dio. The ...
      Posted 19 Jun 2017, 20:49 by Debbie Stevens
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