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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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

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD & NPGHS 2019)

Wherever possible students should bring a device to school to use to support their learning. It is recommended that the device has at least:

  • A 10" (inch) screen, wifi and day long battery life.
  • Smart phones are not suitable devices for most classroom learning activities.

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

School Newsletter

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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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