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Meet the Principal


Kia Ora Koutou

Napier Girls’ High School has shaped and influenced the lives of young women since 1884.

We value tradition and aspire to the highest in education.  This is reflected in our vision:

“Inspiration from the past, learning for today and tomorrow, vision for the future”.



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Our Successes




Check out what we have been up to by going to our photo gallery!



Recent News


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Our Vision


Inspiration from the past, learning for today and tomorrow, vision for the future

Our Mission


Napier Girls’ High School is a vibrant teaching and learning community where a successful education pathway is created for every student to enable her to reach her highest potential to become confident, innovative, adaptable and successful in life after school.

Download our charter here!

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Board Of Trustees 2015

  • Chairperson Mr Jude Minor
  • Principal Mrs Mary Nixon
  • Parent Rep Mrs Heather Hallam
  • Parent Rep Mr Te Aro Hunt
  • Parent Rep Mrs Ai-Lan McLaren
  • Parent Rep Mr Roy Sye
  • Staff Rep Mr Philipp Otto
  • Student Rep Holley Grant
  • Secretary Barbara Hewitt
  • Athletics
  • Air pistol shooting
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Canoe polo
  • Cricket
  • Cross country
  • Equestrian
  • Equestrian
  • Football
  • Golf croquet
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Lawn bowls
  • Lifesaving
  • Motocross
  • Multisport
  • Netball
  • Orienteering
  • Rowing
  • Rugby
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Softball
  • Squash
  • Surf lifesaving
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Touch rugby
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Waka ama


  • School Choir
  • Barbershop
  • Chamber Music
  • Concert Band
  • Orchestra
  • String Quartet
  • Special Choir
  • Ukulele Orchestra

Instrumental Lessons:
Brass, Cello, Clarinet, Double Bass, Drums, Flute, Guitar, Keyboard, Saxophone, Viola, Violin, Voice



  • Amnesty International
  • Arts & Wearable Art Club
  • German Club
  • Debating
  • Enviroschool
  • Kapa Haka
  • Key Club
  • Librarian
  • Lunchtime Language Club
  • Drama Club
  • Junior Theatresports
  • Stage Challenge Junior and Senior
  • Senior Theatre sports
  • Sheilah Winn Shakespeare groups
  • Young Enterprise
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Chess Club
  • Anime Club
  • Gamers Club
  • Pasifika Cutural Group
  • Culinary Arts Team
  • CREST (seniors)
  • Lip Dub
  • Māori Games and Language

To view subjects through to Year 13 in depth please click here

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Living in Hawke’s Bay

Napier is in the province of Hawke’s Bay. Hawke’s Bay’s population is approximately 100,000 and it is an area known for its bountiful produce. Hawke’s Bay not only produces fruit on a large scale but it is also known for its extensive farming and increasing dairying. The region has a large fishing industry and a growing wine industry which has been acknowledged on the world stage. The temperate climate of “The Bay” is the envy of New Zealand and Napier is known particularly for its Art Deco heritage, cultural events, restaurants and shops.

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