The church has always had a presence in our community and plays a vibrant role in the city’s culture. We aim to strengthen our presence through The Cathedral Project: A Taranaki Taonga. Understanding our past to build our future.

Nau mai, haere mai, welcome to the website of The Taranaki Cathedral Church of St Mary. We are a warm, friendly and loving church community. A people and a place of prayer, peace and reconciliation.

Peter Beck

Special Events

Confirmation Group

Come and join Dean Peter as he host's our confirmation course. Do you want to know more about churc read more

  •   Taranaki Cathedral, 37 Vivian Street, New Plymouth
Palm Sunday

Come and join us for this special Service. Morning tea will be served after...Yum! read more

  •   Peace Hall, 40 Vivian Street, New Plymouth


  • 20Mar

    7am Bishop's Eucharist
    7:30am Community Café
    8:30am Morning Prayer
    10am Crafty Connections
    11am Heatherlea Rest Home Communion
    12pm Midday prayer
    2:45pm Afternoon Prayer
    7pm Taranaki Property Investors
    7pm OA meeting

  • 21Mar

    8:30am Morning Prayer
    9am Gardening group
    10am Mother's Union Corporate Communion (BCP)
    10am BCP Eucharist
    12pm Midday prayer
    2:45pm Afternoon Prayer
    7pm Cathedral Choir Practice

Click here to see all events for the coming fortnight

"Taranaki Cathedral : A Centre for Peace and Reconciliation, and a member of the Worldwide Community of the Cross of Nails."

Meet Our Team

The Very Revd. Peter Beck


Christopher Luke

Director of Music

Jenny Goddard

Cathedral Remediation & Development Manager

Where is Taranaki Cathedral

Contact Info

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