Landmark building and a huge space. Worth a visit and it's quite peaceful. A little difficult to find parking at busy times.
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I am not sure why there is a church next to the cathedral but is is a beautiful old style building. Lovely old wooden beams make this a must see. Easy if you are looking at teh cathedral.
called in to see the cathedral but this church is worth a look classic timber and a totally different architecture to the cathedral. Our visit was made worthwhile by two lovely ladies who explained a number of things about the church and its history. Do...More
It's a little surprising to see so few reviews of this lovely old building on Tripadvisor. Particularly in tandem with the Holy Trinity Cathedral next door, St Mary's is well worth a visit. It has superb colonial joinery throughout with massive amounts of hardwood timber...More
For those who value the experience of attending a church with tradition and beauty as well as a fine sermon, this is it.
St Mary's is a large and very beautiful wooden church in the gothic revival style. It originally sat on the other side of Parnell Road but was moved to sit alongside the new Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in the early 1980s. This really was...More
Strolling through Parnell we came here and found the choir rehearsing. Always adds a touch of magic to a church that does. The church looks wonderful and is worth a visit.
A lovely little church, well cared for and a holy feel to it. Not far from the Holy Trinity, it's worth a visit and look for the architecture's peculiar signature !
This is the original Auckland Cathedral, now sited alongside a much larger brick replacement which is as unattractive as St. Mary's is charming. The old church is completely made of native timbers, glowing kauri throughout, and is utterly beautiful. The windows are generally good, well-coloured,...More