High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Waitaki Girls' High School is a state high school for girls situated in Oamaru, on the East coast of New Zealand. IT was founded in 1887, and presently has a roll of approximately 475 girls from the ages of 13 to 18. IT also has a boarding hostel which houses approximately 50 girls, including international students and tutors.THe school uses a house system with four houses and respective colours: Burn (red), Ferguson (yellow), Gibson (green) and Wilson (blue). THese houses were named after the first four principals of the school, and competitions between the houses, such as athletics, swimming, choir and drama, are held annually.