Our Charisms are based on the amazing work and life of St Mary MacKillop and the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. Our school was founded by this Order in 1887. The Sisters devoted their lives to helping people in need, with a special focus on educating children. It is through education that we can help to encourage young people today to dream, journey, inspire and hope for the future.

Our school charism comes from our founders, the Order of the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart.

  • Listen to God
  • Have an attitude of gratitude.
  • Make room for all.
  • Do your bit (never see a need without doing something about it)

In 1898 the Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions, founded by Euphraise Barbier, took over the school. This has inspired our school tradition of Service and Mission. The Mission Sisters are guided by the following Charisms:

  • Knowing – We Know God by praying
  • Showing - We show love towards others
  • Going - We go on a Mission to spread the word

School Contact Details

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Phone 03 313 7828


Fax 03 313 7818

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35 Victoria St, Rangiora 7400


PO Box 58, Rangiora 7400

School Office Hours


Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4.00pm

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