There are many Catholic Places of Interest scattered around the country. Here are some destination suggestions if you are visiting the National Shrine in Wellington.
St Mary of the Angels
The National Shrine of Aotearoa New Zealand. A historic church that offers a peaceful sanctuary in the heart of our capital city.
17 Boulcott Street, Wellington Central, Wellington 6011
Our Lady’s Home of Compassion
A beautiful setting for a retreat. This destination pays homage to the incredible work done by Suzanne Aubert and her Sisters of Compassion.
2 Rhine Street, Island Bay, Wellington 6023
Polish Children Memorial
A waterfront memorial that tells the story of over 700 orphans who found safety in New Zealand during World War II.
Frank Kitts Park, Wellington CBD
Mount Street Cemetery
The resting place of many of Wellington’s original Catholic settlers, including notable clergy who established our Church in New Zealand.
Kelburn, Wellington 6012
An impressive modernist chapel located in Karori. Award winning design that unites European and Māori features.
67 Futuna Close, Karori
One of New Zealand’s oldest churches. This beautiful chapel is located in the village of Pāuatahanui.
State Highway 58 between Pauatahanui Village and Judgeford