Welcome to Taranaki Dio

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.

Call 06 765 5333 or request a prospectus.

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Interest in enrolling at Taranaki Dio in 2025 (and beyond) is high.   We will commence our enrolment interviews in Term 2 so if you are interested in enrolment for next year,  and haven’t made contact with us already, please be in touch with us soon.

Our day girl roll across the whole school is currently at full capacity.  There are however some boarding vacancies for Year 9-Year 13 students.

If you would like a prospectus package sent to you, or you would like to discuss the possibility of enrolment at Taranaki Dio now or in the future please do not hesitate contact the school office.


Ready to take
on the world!

Your home away
from home

Life outside
the classroom

A New Zealand