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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
This church deserves its landmark status, as it really does make a beautiful figure in the vista over Lake Tekapo. Unfortunately, it's difficult to photograph well as the place is positively crawling with tourists, making it impossible to get a naturalistic shot. The church inside...More
It's the setting that works so well. It's the number of visitors all over the place (me included) that spoil the tranquility and sense of wonder. But pick a quiet time, look at the backdrop, the mountains and the Lake and don't look behind you...More
Lucky I came here many years ago and appreciated.
Today there was construction going on ( and will be) and a private function, but the real problem with the total beauty of the site, is that it is ruined by the location and proximity of...More
There are lots of little pretty churches around the country, but not too many have helpful chatty guides who will spend a bit of time with you and advise you what and how the church came to be here, and all what is happening around...More
Not far from the main street sits this iconic church. Thousands of people has come here to take pictures of it and of course the dog statue too. Entrance is free, but no photo taking allowed inside the church. They have Sunday mass here too....More