Welcome to Waitaki Girls’ High School

Inspiring personal excellence in learning and life

We pride ourselves on offering an exceptional experience to young women. This is influenced by our future-focused curriculum, our belief in the power of high expectations and our focus on values-based education, which underpins the wide range of opportunities that we offer young women in academia, sport, culture and community.

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Our Values

Learn the Waitaki Way – Ako i te āhuataka o Waitaki

Respectful – Kia Whakaute
When we are respectful we care and show consideration for ourselves, others and our school environment.

Responsible – Kia Haepapa
When we are responsible we make the best decision possible and take ownership of our actions.

Resilient – Kia Kaha i kā katoa
When we are resilient we are prepared to persevere, to keep trying and to explore all solutions.

News and updates

Waitaki Girls' High School

Newsletter Issue 6 - 14 May 2021

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Celebrating 100 years of the WGHS Boarding Hostel – 17-18 September


If you would like to set up your online banking please use: WGHS BOT 01-0964-0077707-00 with your daughters name as... read more

After 20 May 2021 cheques will no longer be accepted as a way to make payments. Cash, eftpos or online banking will still be available.


Our timetable has had a shuffle around meaning lunch is shorter and school will be finishing earlier. Please see... read more



Our 2021 start-up dates are as follows : read more

2021 Start-up dates