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Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We noticed a pretty little church on the hill above the Stone Store an decided that we would have a look at it. It’s a lovely little church with beautiful stained glass and such a feeling of calm. Definitely worthwhile visiting and looking at the...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Small church close to stone house which is worth a look while you are in the area and easily accessible

Thank williamcE5285TF
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Worth a visit for its beauty and history, supposedly built on the site chosen by Maori Chief Hongi Hika, who invited the missionaries in. Worth a look when you visit the Stone Store.

Thank noniw
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Was taking a look around the Stone Store when we noticed a pretty church on a hill overlooking the Store. The St James Anglican church was worth visiting for the interesting old gravestones, the architecture, the views, its character and the feeling of history. The...More

Thank Ian-Down-Under
Reviewed 14 November 2017

After walking around the Stone Store Basin this little church can be viewed sitting above it all. Take a walk up the path from the carpark. (Toliets at carpark just in case) You can also access from road further up the hill. If you cross...More

Thank getdihere
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Very beautiful setting that included the church, an old schoolhouse, and the Waimate Mission House where New Zealand's founding document was signed. The church is small and quite old but well preserved. Next to it is an interesting cemetry overlooking beautiful green hills and valleys....More

Thank miznovember
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is a beautiful part of the history of New Zealand. This little quaint church is nestled amoungst natural greenery close to the Stone Store and Kemp House and still has weekly services. A most peaceful place to breathe!

Thank 140jeffreyc
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The first chapel on this site was built in 1823, but the current one was built in 1878. Very attractive from the outside and a lovely, peaceful ambience inside, with pretty stained windows. The gravestones were also really interesting.

Thank helianthus1
Reviewed 12 April 2017

If you are a history buff, this is a must visit. Reading the headstones and walking through the grounds was very interesting.

Thank Carole B
Reviewed 7 March 2017

It seems that there are churches every where and this is no exception. Lovely little church overlooking the basin. Worth a visit when passing.

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