Welcome to Waiapu Anglican Cathedral


Whakapaingia te Atua e whakamine nei i a tātou.
Whakamoemititia te Atua kua kotahi nei tātou.

Blessed be God who calls us together.

Praise to God who makes us one people.

Our Services

Our Church

Our Choir


The Waiapu Cathedral community welcomes everyone who wishes to worship and reflect at the Cathedral, Browning Street, or at the Ormond Chapel...


The Cathedral clergy are available to share and minister in life’s deepest moments , moments of grief or joy, such as funerals and weddings...


Come and enjoy superb concerts and special events in the Cathedral.

What is happening in the Cathedral

You are welcome to join us at the Cathedral as the joy of the Advent and Christmas season begins!  Join us at the Cathedral for some beautiful, traditional church services.  Download the poster here.

This Sunday 27 November join us at 10 am First Sunday in Advent service when the Cathedral Strings join with the choir and organ. And at 8pm is the beautiful Advent carol service with our choir and candles which is not to be missed!  The 8am service is as usual in the Aotearoa Chapel.

Poster listing the Christmas services at the Cathedral

We welcome you to come into the Cathedral for a service or for personal prayer and reflection. We also welcome visitors during the week when the Cathedral is open Tuesday to Friday 9am – 1pm and most Saturday mornings.   

You can check on the services in the Cathedral and Ormond chapel until the end of 2022 as listed here, or the Christmas Service listings below. 

If you can’t come in to church, please join us in worship via Facebook at 10am this Sunday – link here.  You can follow with the service sheets.

You can find out about future events in the Cathedral.

Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist


The people of Waiapu Cathedral are a living community sharing the Christian journey together. 

You are welcome here whether you come as a tourist, an occasional worshipper, a person seeking a spiritual journey, or a person seeking a spiritual home. You are welcome to join the journey with us for a few moments or for a lifetime. 

We welcome all who come, and know that all people are precious to God, our loving Creator. We value and celebrate the presence and ministry of children and young people. We offer hospitality for worship, community gatherings, forums, celebrations and commemorations. We are a resurrection people. We strive to live out our faith in Christ in our individual lives and as people gathered together in community. 

We aspire to be a people of faith, hope and new beginnings.