Richard Grevers

Communications and I.T. co-ordinator

Suffrage 125 Service

Taranaki Cathedral will be marking the 125th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage in New Zealand with a commemorative service at 12 noon on Wednesday 19th September at the Interim Cathedral. The 45-minute service will be a celebration of the event of Women's Suffrage in New Zealand and an opportunity to hear the struggles of women for and in public office and also be a challenge to women for future civic engagement and participation. Speakers will include Charmaine Sarten, president of the Aotea... read more

Celebrating 100 recitals

On Thursday 17 May 2018 at 12.15pm at the Taranaki Cathedral Church of St Mary, Christopher Luke, Director of Music to Taranaki Community & Cathedral will present his 100th organ recital. Since his first recital in March 2012, Luke has enjoyed entertaining audiences throughout Taranaki with organ performances at each of New Plymouth’s major churches of St Joseph’s, St Andrew’s, Whiteley Memorial and the Cathedral, along with Holy Trinity and St Andrew’s churches in Stratford and St Mary’s in Hawera. Over... read more

St Mary's Hawera Earthquake-prone, closes

Following the reception of a Detailed Seismic Assessment (DSA) which rated the strength of the building at only 15% of current building code, the trustees of St Mary's Anglican Church in Hawera have declared the building closed immediately (as of Saturday 17 February). The foundation stone for this church was laid on the 8th of September 1902 by Bishop Wallis. The church was opened with a series of services on the 1st of July 1903. Evensong featured a sermon by Archdeacon... read more

Looking forward to 2018

As the year turns we look forward to what we hope will become some of the highlights of 2018: Dean Peter is offering a six week series during Lent for any adults who would like to consider being confirmed in their faith. Confirmation is performed by the Bishop, as he lays his hands on your head and confirm in you the faith that is deepening and growing in you. Bishop Philip will be with us on Easter Sunday and this is... read more

Busy Advent season at Cathedral.

Advent and Christmas at Taranaki Cathedral Advent will shortly be upon us, a new Church year, the time when we, the Church enter that time of anticipation and waiting as we begin the annual re-telling of the story of our salvation in Jesus Christ. here are our special events this Advent season. Wednesday 29th Nov, 7.30pm Ecumenical Service - Blessing of the Advent Wreaths Each year we join with our Roman Catholic friends and other Anglican parishes to share an... read more

Community Café to support Rohingya refugees

From 25th September, the proceeds from the Taranaki Cathedral Community Café on Tuesday mornings will be given to the World Vision appeal for Rohingya Refugees. Over 420,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh since August 2017. After escaping from violence in their villages in Myanmar, they are arriving traumatised, exhausted and hungry. Most have walked for days through jungles and across mountains, rivers and vast rice fields to reach safety. World Vision teams are on the ground in Bangladesh - they... read more

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice of the agenda for the Annual General Meeting of the Taranaki Cathedral Church to be held on 26th March at 1.30pm in the Interim Cathedral. [Papers for this meeting will be available at services on Sunday 19th March and from the Welcome Desk during the following week] read more

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