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The Church of the Good Shepherd is situated on the shores of Lake Tekapo amongst the natural beauty of the lake and the mountains. The Church of the Good Shepherd was built to the glory of God as a memorial to the pioneers of the Mackenzie Country...more
The most photographed church in New Zealand. You cannot take a bad photo here. And if you are spending the night here, pray for a clear sky and come here with your camera. A special place with the milky way and millions of stars makes...More
What a gem. The charming old stone church has one of the best views in NZ -through the window up the lake to the Mountains. Stunning.
We attended the 4pm service which was intimate yet easily accessible to all. The church was near full (about...More
Hardly anyone actually ventures inside the church- shame as it is very cute. It has a lovely picturesque setting on the lake. At sunset it was pretty busy, but the next day (from 9 in the morning) it was heaving with people. And while we...More
I went there in November when the lupins were in bloom and my first two days there were warm and sunny, and I'll advise you to stay at Lake Tekapo for a few days because there is a lot to do there and it's always...More
This is a wonderfully picturesque spot with a small, stone church sitting on the edge of Lake Tekapo. We visited in November and were lucky enough to be able to see the site while the lupins were blooming, which made it even more beautiful. Unfortunately,...More
Dull inside, but pretty & cute from the outside. Difficult to get a nice picture without hordes of tourists milling about in bright colored parkas, but as one of those tourists, clearly am part of the problem... The next door car park ruins wider angle...More
As a photographer, the drawback of having such a popular location is having trouble taking a great photo of it with nobody in it. Sunrise and sunset it's still accessible, but only a few ignore the barriers. So glad this was put up to preserve...More