Explore Our Vision
Empower and Inspire
Manaakitanga Whanaungatanga Aroha Rangatiratanga
The development of 21st Century lifelong learners by providing a passionate learning environment with diverse opportunities, experiences and authentic relationships to enable learners to flourish, celebrate achievement, contribute to our world and become tomorrow’s inspired leaders today.
Nau Mai Haere Mai
From Our Principal
Welcome to Christchurch Girls’ High School | Te Kura o Hine Waiora
“The life work and interests of my family encapsulate the touchstones which drive my view of the world and passion for future focused education. I see education as the most powerful agent for social transformation so that we leave our young people a planet to inherit which values equity, diversity and justice.
We inspire in them a sense of their own creativity and agency over their lives and we develop in them a commitment to develop a better world for all, in particular for those left at the margins of society.”
Mrs Christine O’Neill
to Your Dreams
Christchurch Girls’ High School | Te Kura o Hine Waiora values cultural diversity and the histories and traditions of all peoples. In this spirit, international students are warmly welcomed and our students travel widely.
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A Happy Balance
At Christchurch Girls’ High | Te Kura o Hine Waiora , every student has the ability to flourish and to find her place. Apart from our excellent academic results and passion on the sports field, we celebrate and embrace ethnic and cultural diversity. With more than 30 clubs to join, and a wide range of drama, dance and music opportunities, at CGHS, there is something for everyone.