Te whakaurunga |Enrolment

Our Uniform

Uniform for all students from 2023

Our current uniform will be available at clearance prices from The Warehouse Rolleston and online until the end of November. There will then be a short break before it will be available from Mainland Uniforms Wairakei Road (and online) at full price. The uniform clearance is a great chance to cheaply buy uniform that can be worn for the next two years so we encourage you to take this offer up.

Transition period two years (2023 and 2024)

2023 2024 2025
  • Old or new uniform items
  • Year 13 optional uniform/non-uniform
  • Black plain jackets or school jackets
  • Old or new uniform items
  • Year 13 uniform
  • School jackets required
  • Full new uniform

Rationale for school uniform

  • Gives a level playing field, reducing the competition between students over clothing and thereby may reduce costs
  • Ensures a suitable minimum standard of clothing for our school community, for pride in presentation, comfort and hygiene
  • Lets us see clearly who are our students
  • Offers a positive representation of our school in our community
  • Is relatable to workplace expectations of dressing for work

Uniform Regulations

  • Personal effects should be hygienic, safe, and inoffensive (health and safety rules apply)
  • Socks plain black above shoeline
  • Thermals are okay so long as not visible
  • Shoes plain black 
  • Plain navy cap or bucket hat for the sun / plain black beanie for cold
  • Tie optional but required to be bought if representing the school
  • DHS skort, skirt, shorts, or trousers
  • DHS shirt (options available)
  • DHS hoodie/jersey
  • Years 10 – 13 DHS blazer optional but required if representing the school (can be hired)
  • DHS outer jacket (Macpac softshell or puffer with DHS crest)
  • Sports socks
  • Plain black shorts
  • DHS PE T-shirt