Key Information


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

  • Prevention is Best
    Posted 16 Mar 2020, 21:50 by Debbie Stevens
  • Dio Open Day - Friday 13 March
    Posted 5 Mar 2020, 11:55 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • Lord of the Flies Production Postponed Dear Dio CommunityIn light of the government advice given to schools regarding gatherings and assemblies etc, and keeping the health and wellbeing of our students and the Dio community ...
    Posted 17 Mar 2020, 15:11 by Georgina Hewitt
  • Lord of the Flies - Tickets on Sale Tickets are available now from the Dio School Shop 07 855 2038 ext 2766 or opening hours 8.15am-4pm Monday-Friday. Tickets cannot be ...
    Posted 9 Mar 2020, 12:56 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 Debbie Stevens
  • 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

    • Distance Learning Module Delivery for Students Dear Dio CommunityGiven that schools have been instructed to close, Waikato Diocesan School for Girls will move into our Distance Learning model of curriculum delivery, effective Wednesday 15 April ...
      Posted 23 Mar 2020, 19:00 by Debbie Stevens
    • Formal Online Learning to Commence 15 April Dear Dio CommunityMaintaining normal routines and social contacts is important for the emotional wellbeing of students, staff and the wider school community. However, more importantly, our community needs this ...
      Posted 23 Mar 2020, 15:00 by Debbie Stevens
    • Important Clarification from Ministry of Education School holidays brought forwardDear Dio community School holidays are being brought forward so that they are completed within the four week period lockdown period. Holidays will now begin Monday ...
      Posted 23 Mar 2020, 13:17 by Debbie Stevens
    • Important Communication from the Principal ​​​​Dear Dio WhānauThe New Zealand Government has today announced that the New Zealand COVID-19 alert has been lifted to level three and this will rise to alert level ...
      Posted 22 Mar 2020, 20:21 by Debbie Stevens
    • Important Message from GoBus re Te Awamutu Route Hi thereMy apologies to all.  Due to the great loss of school bus drivers and the effect of the Covid-19 we regret to inform you that the Te ...
      Posted 22 Mar 2020, 17:13 by Debbie Stevens
    • Important Message for Students with Compromised Immune Systems Dear Dio WhānauAs a result of the Prime Minister’s address to the nation at midday today (Saturday 21/3) we ask that students who have compromised immune systems ...
      Posted 20 Mar 2020, 22:46 by Debbie Stevens
    • Important Information on Co-Curricular Sports and Arts Activities at Dio Social distancing and flattening the COVID-19 curve are priorities for us all as a nation and, as a result, we are having to take some significant measures to keep ...
      Posted 19 Mar 2020, 23:26 by Debbie Stevens
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