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.
Et Comitate - Et Virtute - Et Sapientia Friendship - Courage - Wisdom Whakahoanga - Maia - Mātauranga

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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Scholarship recipient finds links to Taranaki hometown at University of Otago

Receiving a University of Otago Academic Excellence Scholarship, worth $45,000 over three years, was a significant - but not the only - factor in Ellen O'Byrne's decision to head south for university.

The variety of opportunities available at the university and Dunedin's appeal made Otago her first choice when it came to setting herself up for future success.
The New Plymouth Girls' High School graduate is looking to enter the Bachelor of Science programme, majoring in Pharmacology or Biomedical Science after completing this year's Health Sciences First Year programme.

The unique academic reputation of the university has helped her succeed, she says.

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School Newsletter

Click HERE to view the latest newsletter.

Digital Technologies - Hangarau Matihiko

What parents, family, whanau & iwi need to know

Click HERE to view the Factsheet.

Enrolments and Student Course Changes

Please phone the school office for an interview time with a dean.

Uniform Shop

The Uniform Shop is open every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday during term time, 12.20 – 2.20 pm.  Closed on Wednesdays. 

06 758 1831.


We're Being Social! Join us on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter.

With our ongoing sup and enthusiasm for social networking, we are exing our Facebook page to include Daily Notices and other relevant school information.

We use Facebook and Google+ to show what's happening around the school and beyond the gate. It is a great way to keep up to date with daily events, news and photos. We also use Twitter to out quick updates and news.

Click on this link to visit our Facebook page: Click on this link to visit our Google+ page: You can also click this link to "Follow" us on Twitter:

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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