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Waiapu Anglican Cathedral, Napier, New Zealand

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Cathedral Lane, Napier, New Zealand
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Old church with lovely stained glass windows, located in Cathedral lane in central Napier, open in... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
happysheepChina
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Amazing cathedral with an unique history

We spent an hour looking through and reading about the history of the cathedral and the 1931... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Ruth K
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Cathedral Lane, Napier, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Old church with lovely stained glass windows, located in Cathedral lane in central Napier, open in weekends

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

We spent an hour looking through and reading about the history of the cathedral and the 1931 earthquake.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

The Catherdral is well worth looking at and the history is very interesting as is the history of the whole town. It is has a lovely feel and though extremely modern has a holy serenity which is lovely.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

It was a very simple cathedral but very serene. It had a lot of information inside about the earthquake and also the history of the cathedral

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

This Cathedral church hosts a Cross of Nails presented to it by Coventry Cathedral, my home city, and it made me feel closer to home on the other side of the world. A beautiful church building, light and bright and very welcoming.

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Walking along the street the exterior looks rather bland but inside is glorious. Well worth the visit and some beautiful paintings.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

My husband went to Sunday mass here. I joined him long enough to see the inside, leaving before services started. The interior is modern, but the array of stained glass provides a warm and cozy feeling. Although I mentioned to the greeters I would not...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This lovely building exudes peacefulness. Though relatively modern, it has some very fine features including beautiful stained glass and some nails donated from the original Coventry Cathedral in the UK. Has a rather unique round communion rail; also a fine organ. The cathedral guides and...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

we heard the bells ringing on Christmas eve and went to see. The church the bells stopped soon after we got there but didn't miss much as thay rang out all over the town so beautifully. We then went in and listened to the children's...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Spent a very enjoable hour beeing shown round the Cathedral Very nice building and very nice staff would recommend having a look round

Thank standrif
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