What exactly is behind the word “diocesan” in our school name? Put simply, it identifies the special relationship that we…
Established in 1914 we are a boarding and day secondary school for fostering successful learners, resolute women, and courageous leaders.
We provide a tailored learning environment where every girl matters. Excellent teacher-to-student ratios, passionate staff , lifelong friendships, endless opportunities for leadership and academic excellence, and a culture that provides a true family away from home.
The Taranaki Dio graduate is skilled and capable. And, more importantly, is resilient and grounded —ready to make a difference in her world.
We are a boutique and welcoming school for girls, fostering mighty women.
Eva was a Taranaki representative team member and played for her schools, St Josephs Opunake, and then for St Mary’s Diocesan School in Stratford, where she boarded for five years. Eva left New Zealand not long after her 18th birthday, to begin a basketball scholarship at Western Nebraska Community College in the centre of the United States.