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Otago Girls' High School

Secondary (Years 9-13, approx age 13-17)

Otago Girls’ High School is the oldest girls’ school in the Southern Hemisphere and we are very proud of our heritage and traditions. Otago Girls' has an international reputation for academic excellence, as well as success in sporting and cultural activities. We enjoy strong links with the University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic.

Contact Otago Girls' High School
Physical address

41 Tennyson Street
9016 Dunedin
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Phone numbers

64 3 474 0496

  • Number of students: 800
  • Number of international students: 35
  • Females only

Qualifications available

  • National Certificate of Educational Achievement

School features

  • Academic guidance
  • Career guidance
  • English language support
  • Homestay placement service
  • International student services
  • Wifi on campus


  • Homestay
A warm welcome from Otago Girls’ High School! We can offer you a wide variety of options for study, sport and cultural activities. We offer 8 languages, photography, outdoor education,media studies and many other options as well as traditional subjects of Mathematics, Science and Business. We are situated in the historic city of Dunedin. Dunedin has a population of 120,000 and is located on the East Coast of the South Island. All of our students live with host families. These families are wonderful people who love to open their homes to international students.
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