St Mary's Catholic School are lucky to have a very proactive PTA. Sarah-Louise Tapsell currently fills the role of Chairperson. This group of willing helpers meet once a month.

St Mary's PTA caring committee (facilitated by the PTA and made up of St Mary's whānau), are here to help with meals all year around but especially in these challenges times of illness and isolation. If you or someone you know wants our team to organise a cooked meal for drop off, or collection from the School Office, then please email our caring committee at

The PTA's major fundraising ventures are:
An annual school gala in early March (unable to go ahead in 2022)
Weekly sausage sizzles on a Friday
A number of evening discos during the year (Covid may impact on this in 2022)

In addition, the PTA has in recent years also undertaken the following:
* Sale of gifts to children for Mother's Day and Father's Day
* Fundraising calendars, cards and diaries

New members are always welcome. Meeting times are advertised in the school newsletter.

Thanks PTA and thank you parents for your support.