At St. Teresa's School, we acknowledge and honour Tangata Whenua, the Māori people, as the first and enduring guardians of Aotearoa New Zealand. We are committed to recognising and respecting the rich cultural heritage, language, customs, and traditions. Through education and engagement, we strive to embed the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi (Treaty of Waitangi) and Te Ao Māori (the Māori world) into our ethos, ensuring that our students develop a deep understanding and respect for the unique contributions of Tangata Māori to our nation's identity and history.

We value and celebrate the diverse cultures of all our students, recognising that our differences enrich our community. In doing so, we strive to emulate the inclusive spirit of Jesus, fostering a space where every individual feels valued, respected, and embraced for who they are, regardless of their cultural background or heritage