New Plymouth Girls' High School has shaped and influenced the lives
of young women since 1885.

Our vision, to develop educated, confident young women of outstanding character, is timeless.
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Welcome to New Plymouth Girls' High School


New Plymouth Girls' High School has a proud tradition of academic excellence & a proven record of outstanding achievement in sport, visual & performing arts. It is the individual and collective contribution of many that makes it possible for us to enjoy and be part of this very special school.

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Uniform Shop

Uniform Shop

The PTA Inc. Uniform Shop is your offical shop for all your students' uniform needs. For a full price list, opening times and uniform requirements, please click on the link below to find out more information.

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Head Girls

Student Leaders 2018

Caterina Poletti (pictured, centre) is the Head Girl for 2018. Rachel Page (pictured, left) and Maya Dickson (pictured, right) are Deputy Head Girls. Please find a full listing of leadership positions by following the “Read More” link below.

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Jocelyn Beath talking to Bryan Vickery about Student Stars. Saturday, September 1, 7.30pm (Theatre Royal TSB Showplace) Hokonui is part of the community.

Posted by Bryan Vickery on Hokonui Taranaki on Thursday, August 23, 2018

New Plymouth Girls' High School Parent Teacher Association Incorporated Society (PTA)

Notice of Special General Meeting

A Special General Meeting of the PTA will be held at 5.45pm on 26 November 2018 in the Year 13 Study.

  1. Approve the transfer of the PTA uniform shop and cafe businesses (as a going concern) to the Board of New Plymouth Girls' High School on 1 January 2019 and authorise Wendy Sharrock (PTA Treasurer) and Victoria Kerr (Principal) to, in consultation with the Board, agree all arrangements and sign all necessary documents to complete the transfer including that the PTA will forgive any debt owed by the Board for the purchase price of the businesses; and

  2. Rescind the current Constitution of the PTA by adopting a new replacement Constitution (in accordance with clause 11 of the current Constitution) that will be more appropriate for a modern PTA following the sale of the businesses (a copy of the draft Constitution will be available at the School Office for any parents, caregivers and whānau of students at the School and members of the PTA to request a copy for review). All parents, caregivers and whānau are welcome to attend the Special General Meeting.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD & NPGHS) Information Evening

Tuesday 20 November from 4:45 - 7:30pm in Year 13 Study

  1. Why BYOD?, What BYOD? and Question Time
  2. 15 minute presentation by Mr Byrne (Deputy Principal) at 5:30pm and 6:30pm (repeat)
    From 4:45 - 7:30pm Cyclone, Harvey Norman, Noel Leeming and OfficeMax representatives are available with devices for you to look at and discuss (no purchases on the night).

Click HERE to view Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Guidelines.

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Learn more about our Vision & Mission Statements

Our vision: To develop educated, confident young women of outstanding character.

Our mission: New Plymouth Girls' High School will provide a range of dynamic academic, cultural, singing and personal learning experiences through quality teaching in a challenging yet supportive environment. Each young women will have the opporunity to discover and develop the necessary knowledge, skills, values and character to enable her to fulfil her potential.


  • Respect - Whakamana
  • Responsibility - Haepapa
  • Relationships - Whanaungatanga
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