Hire our facilities

Hire our facilities

Diocesan School for Girls is set in in beautiful, landscaped grounds in central Auckland. 

Our campus includes state-of-the-art, sustainable buildings, exceptional sports facilities, and purpose- built performance spaces for the arts including an incredible 900+ seat auditorium. Diocesan is located in Epsom, just a 15 minute drive from the CBD and a short walk from Newmarket, we have a large underground carpark on site. Our venues can be hired outside of school hours for filming, performances, sports events and more.

School Chapel

School Chapel

The Chapel of our Glorified Lord, which includes St Barnabas Chapel (built in 1854), lies at the heart of our School is available for use only to members of the Diocesan Community. The Chapel comfortably seats 260 people. Our Chaplains, both ordained Anglican Priests, are available to conduct Weddings, Baptisms and Funerals for members of our community, including Old Girls, staff, students and parents of students.  Marriages may be held in the Diocesan Chapel or at another agreed venue.  Baptism services are held one Sunday morning each term for children of staff and old girls. Students are invited to be baptised at a special service held in Term 1. 

To enquire about booking the chapel please contact chaplaincy@diocesan.school.nz

Aquatic Centre

Aquatic Centre

Our state-of-the-art Aquatic Centre has already featured on many shows.  The Centre includes a fitness centre, changing facilities, two pools and generous stadium seating for 400 overlooking the main pool. The main pool floor can be lowered for deep water sports like waterpolo and raised for learn-to-swim classes.  The large double glazed windows that overlook the School House lawn were designed to optimise the natural light and the main pool hall walls have acoustic panelling. Main Pool specifications: 25m L x 20m W (eight lanes) and is 2m deep when floor is lowered. Junior Pool specifications: 12m long, 0.7m to 0.9m deep, The temperature is kept between 32 and 34ºC


To enquire about booking the aquatic centre please contact mwhite@diocesan.school.nz

Sports Centre

Sports Centre

Our Sports Centre is where most of our on-site individual and team coaching takes place. The centre can be hired out in full or half size and includes function rooms and a small kitchen. The Sports Centre houses an upstairs viewing area, basketball hoops, a digital scoreboard and pull-out stadium seating.


To enquire about booking the sports centre please contact srushmer@diocesan.school.nz

Performing Arts Auditorium

Performing Arts Auditorium

The latest addition to our Campus is our state of the Art 900+ seat Auditorium.  This adds to our Performing Arts Centre which include purpose-built spaces for Music, Dance and Drama and a specialist recording studio, small theatre, orchestra and choral rooms. The Auditorium Foyer is the main entry point to the building and can be used in conjunction with the Auditorium or as a stand alone venue. The Auditorium is currently in its final stages of completion and will be available to hire from 2021.


To enquire about booking performing arts spaces or our auditorium please contact rbrand@diocesan.school.nz

Multipurpose Sports Turf

Multipurpose Sports Turf

Our Olympic quality artificial multipurpose sports turf offers a full-sized competition hockey turf, while the wider turf complex offers netball and tennis courts for year-round sports training.


To enquire about booking the sports turf please contact mwhite@diocesan.school.nz

Classrooms and other spaces

Classrooms and other spaces

The school has many other venues which can be made available for hire including classroom spaces, our school hall, specialist art or science spaces, Junior School facilities and more.  

To enquire about other school facilities please contact srushmer@diocesan.school.nz

Please see our Conditions of Hire sheet for more information about hiring our school facilities.