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St Matthew-in-the-City Church

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Address: 187 Federal Street | Intersection of Hobson & Wellesley Streets, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Beautiful Church

Great worship experience in this beautiful cathedral. The service was traditional with beautiful hymns sung by the choir accompanied by a great organist.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great worship experience in this beautiful cathedral. The service was traditional with beautiful hymns sung by the choir accompanied by a great organist.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a quick peek inside the church before catching a bus outside of it. The stone walls were impressive with pretty stained glass.

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Traralgon, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We have just spent the last four days in Auckland staying right near this lovely church so walked past it numerous times, by the look of the sign outside this church has lots of different groups that call this place home. Very impressive when you see it walking up Hobson Street, love the architecture, inside it is very nice all... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Every second month (for years) we have attended the great concerts of St Matthews Chamber Orchestra and always enjoyed the setting, windows and acoustics of this place.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

St Mathews in the City is an interesting place that is a visual treat with interesting stained glass windows and a good treat for architecture fans. I was there for the Bach Musica Rachmaninov Vespers concert and I can attest to the good acoustics inside the cathedral.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Went here for a company party, the venue was amazing and just so warm and cozy on a cold night. The venue looks amazing with a bit of mood lighting

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Popped in last week - heard about the place from a friend. It's a bit unusual as eating joints go, but the building is exquisit. The seating's somewhat spartan, though the price is more than reasonable: they didn't actually ask for anything but someone came past us with a tray of money. We didn't really need any, so we didn't... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Firstly, this is a gay-friendly church, so that gives a good hint about the philosophy of the clergy and regular members. It features a mix of traditional and new-age worship, and thus has something for almost everyone. Also, this church building features one of the most sophisticated retrofit organs I've come across; wonderful sound! Definitely worth a visit :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Great location for commercial event, very suggestive. In the CBD the place could be used for gathering and community events

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

My first experience in this Church was for the annual Blessing of the Animals. Imagine this, the whole floor of the church is filled with cats, dogs, mice, lizards, birds, a miniature pony ... animals of every size and form. We all gathered for a lovely service and ended with each animal (who's parent wanted to wait in line) a... More 

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