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Diocesan Dux Wins Coveted Scholarship to Cambridge

Tuesday, 2 April 2013, 11:49 am | The Write People

April 2, 2013 Diocesan Dux Wins Coveted Scholarship to Cambridge Former Diocesan School student and 2012 Dux, Kerry Mackereth, has been awarded a coveted scholarship worth around $180,000 to attend Cambridge University in England where she will major ... More >>

Shirley Valentine Is Back In Town

Thursday, 4 August 2011, 1:30 pm | The Write People

Auckland’s theatre audiences have the chance to see acclaimed British-born actor Nancy Schroder perform this month when she reprises her solo role as Shirley Valentine. More >>

Diocesan Families Help Give Japanese Tsunami Victims TimeOut

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 1:11 pm | The Write People

Families from Auckland’s Diocesan School for Girls will host half of 30 Japanese students coming to New Zealand this week for a three-week home stay respite from the effects of the devastating earthquake and tsunami which has shattered their families’ ... More >>

Youngest Miss Saigon Cast Member Is Theatrical "Newbie"

Tuesday, 24 May 2011, 1:26 pm | The Write People

The youngest cast member of Auckland's latest hit musical, Miss Saigon, says she is a "total newbie" who has no formal dancing or singing training and usually just enjoys singing pop songs in the shower. More >>

All Blacks Doctor Honoured By Alma Mater

Friday, 20 May 2011, 12:20 pm | The Write People

All Blacks’ doctor Deborah Robinson has received a distinguished Alumna Merita award from her former secondary school, Diocesan School for Girls, for her contribution to sports medicine. More >>

DIO Student’s Sci-Fi Novel Nominated For Young Adult Award

Thursday, 5 May 2011, 10:37 am | The Write People

A 15-year-old Diocesan student has had her first novel nominated for the Sir Julius Vogel awards which recognise various creative endeavours in the fields of science fiction, fantasy and horror. Rowina De Silva’s 210-page paranormal novel Aria is ... More >>

Mother And Daughter Celebrate Double Dux Awards

Friday, 26 November 2010, 9:36 am | The Write People

Year 13 Diocesan student Rosie Grant may have a special talent for sciences, but she was also making a strong mark in history when she was named Dux at the School’s Senior Prize Giving. More >>

Auckland Teenager Prepares To Face Her Heroes

Monday, 26 April 2010, 12:28 pm | The Write People

A 13-year-old school girl from Remuera will come up against top world-class gymnasts she has admired in magazines when she competes in the Pacific Rim Championships this month – only the second time she has represented New Zealand. More >>

Young Sportsperson Of The Year Awards

Friday, 13 November 2009, 4:47 pm | The Write People

Diocesan student and Black Stick Samantha Harrison has joined some of New Zealand’s greatest sporting stars by being named 2009 Young Sports Woman of the year for her outstanding hockey achievements. More >>


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