Mission Statement

Hato Mere ākonga will encounter and reflect Christ’s light,  confidently developing, growing and living their gifts. We are a culturally inclusive and connected Catholic hapori whānui, providing all ākonga with opportunities to achieve personal success.

School Values

St Mary’s School Values are those Jesus proclaimed in the
Gospel of St Matthew 5:3-10

Ngākau mahaki (Humility), Ngākau aroha (Compassion), Hapori whānui (Community), Ngākau pai (Faithfulness), Ngākau muranga, (Forgiveness), Ngākau pono (Honesty), Ngākau nui (Patience), Ngākau toa (Courage)



Watching over, taking care of, guarding, nurturing and protecting


 Manaaki Whenua
Care for the land



 Manaaki Tangata
Care for the people 



 Haere Whakamua
Go ahead