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Auckland Girls' Grammar School

Auckland Girls' Grammar School
The school seen from Hopetoun Street, looking north
Latin: Per Angusta Ad Augusta
"Through trials to triumph"
Howe Street, Newton, Auckland
Type State single-sex girls' secondary school (Years 9-13)
Established 1888
Ministry of Education Institution no. 53
Principal Liz Thomson
Colour(s) gold, navy blue
School roll 1378[1] (July 2015)
Socio-economic decile 3H[2]
The school seen from the air in 1934.

Auckland Girls' Grammar School (AGGS) is a New Zealand secondary school for girls located in Newton, in the Auckland central business district. Established in 1888, it is one of the oldest secondary institutions in the country. The school received the Goodman Fielder awards for School and Secondary School of the year in 2000.[3]

The main block is listed as a Category II Historic Place.[4]

Notable alumnae


  1. ^ "Directory of Schools - as at 17 August 2015". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  2. ^ "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Auckland Girls Grammar School wins Goodman Fielder School of the Year
  4. ^ "Auckland Girls Grammar School Main Blk". Register of Historic Places.  

External links

  • Ministry of Education Information

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