Whanganui Girls' College

Our Programmes



  • Over 20 sporting activities are available to students at Whanganui Girls’ College.
  • High class sporting venues around Whanganui are of huge advantage to students allowing them to participate with confidence by accessing quality facilities and coaches.
  • Whether it is badminton, canoe polo, volleyball or rugby, individual or team sports; all girls are encouraged to gain confidence in their physical abilities.
  • Our facilities include a gymnasium, fitness suite, all-weather-turf, playing fields, netball and tennis courts and a full sized swimming pool with the only high diving boards in Whanganui.
  • The Whanganui River is across the road and is a hotspot for rowing excellence.

A full range of both summer and winter sporting codes are offered, and all students are encouraged to participate in the sporting activities offered.

  • As part of the College’s Inter-House competitions, athletics and swimming competitions are scheduled annually and keenly contested by all students.
  • Junior and Senior Sports Councils ensure student involvement across the College with ample opportunities for all students to find a sport they enjoy.

House spirit is a key strand of our school spirit enjoyed by all, staff included. Vertical form classes facilitate our senior girls to encourage and nurture junior students to immerse themselves in our immensely popular House Competitions, which include a variety of sporting events that encourage both competition and co-operation.