St. Faith's Anglican Church

St. Faith's Anglican Church

St. Faith's Anglican Church
4.5

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rosewyn64
Northern England11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Family
Utterly uplifting - and I had the wonderful experience of singing at my cousin's wedding -standing in front of that amazing window in the 70's (NOT March 2023)! No performance I've done since can compare. :-)
Written 12 February 2024
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Michael K
London, UK547 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
St Faith’s Anglican Church is located opposite Tamatekapoa meeting house, built 1873, this was built in 1910. Externally it resembles a typical northern European church, but inside the décor is totally Māori, with carved wood and traditional fabric designs everywhere, a symbol of the blend of Anglican and Maori traditions. Particularly notable is the etched glass window at the east end of the south aisle, added in 1967. This represents Jesus as a Māori chieftain, and because you are looking directly onto the lake, he appears to walk on water. The hot geothermal air under the ground heats the church naturally in cold periods, having to be shut off in summer; quite the opposite of our experiences in the UK!
Written 26 November 2022
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FarmerBrowne
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
The steam in your face, feeling the hot road, seeing the steam coming out of the roadside drains...incredible
Written 24 November 2022
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Xanerin
Alice Springs, Australia1,506 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
My most favourite church in the world as it is humble yet so beautiful and meaningful. They ask a donation of $5.00 which is to help with the maintenance. You can look at the beautiful window with Jesus in it and you can see him walking on the water. Take note of the wonderful pulpit. Certainly worth a visit or even attend a service. Denomination is Anglican.
Written 30 October 2022
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Wendy and Albie N
Auckland, New Zealand159 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
This is a quaint little church adorned throughout with significant Maori carvings, on the edge of Lake Rotorua, and adjacent to the Ohinemutu Marae and thermal hot pools [take care].
You may be able to enter the church and see the sandblasted window with Christ walking on the lake, and/or view the whole Church from the outside
We are fortunate to have had several family events inside this Church over 45 years, and are thankful that the clergy and custodians allow this and welcome us back.
Written 16 May 2022
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Pam D
Mansfield, UK1,446 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
An amazing place to visit, of great significance to the Maori people and situated in their village. Famous for its very special window.
Written 29 March 2020
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Linda D
Concord, NH210 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
This is a quaint little church and nice to walk around and think about how the original missionaries must have made headway here in a land of bubbling steam pools. It's peaceful and one of the older buildings, so worth a quick look.
Written 27 March 2020
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155richard81
Tauranga, New Zealand578 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
This church is located rite in the middle of a geothermal area. You can enter the church and see the window with Christ walking on the lake
Written 16 March 2020
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Paul B
Chesterfield, UK1,677 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
Worth a quick visit to this photogenic church. Go inside and look at the stained glass. Parking available. Recommended
Written 7 March 2020
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Jeff1903
King's Lynn, UK1,566 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
An Anglican church which is an interesting fusion of native and colonial features, There is some elaborate carving and weaving to see as well as some nice stained glass from both traditions.
Entry is free but donations are most certainly requested.
There are some thermal areas around the back near the memorials to native servicemen.
Written 4 March 2020
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