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Catholic St. Patrick's Akaroa

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Rue Lavaud | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 2004, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7083
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Visited on Wednesday 25th April. We did not go inside as the building had revovation working going on and appeared to be closed when we were there. This will definately be on our list of places to see when we come back to Akaroa again.

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

our third visit to this grand old church.were here for mass ester sunday 2016.it was bursting at the walls.my wife and i meet Fr Shanahan who had just delivered a very inspiring service.We will be back for mass on sunday 1 july 2018

Reviewed 11 April 2018

Pleasant hillside location with a view of the area. Nice little church with a cosey local feeling to it .

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 26 February 2018

This sits a few blocks from town central, across from the bowling greens. Well maintained. Wife went to mass and said it was very nice. Inside is nice.

Thank buffalobob6
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Fascinating history this little gem sits stately at the top of a well maintained lawn. Peaceful and conducive to prayer and worship regardless of your faith. Beautiful view across the harbour from this lovely place of worship.

Thank Nonapama
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Situated on a little rise, old church is just lovely, well maintained, unfortunately when we visited it wasn’t open so couldn’t go inside, maybe we were there too early, worth the stroll along from the shops

Thank Euan R
Reviewed 31 January 2018

So glad we stopped to pray at St.Patrick - met Fr. Shanahan . The small parish church has a wonderful history .

Thank kerbyls
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I visited this Church on Friday and it was such a gorgeous, peaceful place. I was able to light some candles for my family and say some prayers without interruption from others. There is the option to donate as well.

Thank Madro89
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This tiny church in Akaroa is just a small neighborhood place of gathering. The facade may deserve a photo but nothing more.

Thank Leon L
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Located in an attractive residential area, this historic church, recently celebrating its 150th anniversary, is a beautiful and photogenic building, with some very attractive gardens ringing the property. It is incredible to think that the church suffered significant damage in the 2011 earthquake, which has...More

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