Summer Services for 2024

31 December to 4 February 2024
Join us on Sundays at 10am for a 40 minute family-friendly service.


Judy Edgar

We are sad to announce that our dear parishoner, Judy Edgar passed away quietly on Christmas Eve, Sunday 24th December.  Her funeral was on Tuesday, 9th January at St Mary’s. We apologise for not informing the KAC whanau earlier, due to the office shut down during this period. If you would like to view the recording of her funeral it is available here 

May she rest in peace and rise in glory.


Looking to Borrow

Does anyone have a Weber portable bbq that they would be willing to lend those camping at New Wine this year?  Please let know.

Te Korōria Courtyard

Our valiant lawn team has worked hard over the past weeks to level and seed the Te Korōria courtyard. It is now a beautiful emerald green and should be ready for summer activities mid-Feb.  Our huge thanks to Garry the Gardner for his expertise and hours of work, as well as the multiple volunteers who have put in hours of heavy lifting and digging to get to this point!



1. Te Korōria – Looking for a Cook

Do you know anyone who might be interested in working with an amazing team, in a fun filled environment, supporting the community and beyond?

We are looking for someone to work with the Manager and Team as we continue growing TK. The person will join our team to to create exciting cabinet food and an all-day menu. The ideal person will be someone who is a true “Foodie”; organised, passionate, creative and loves customer service. Essential skills are attention to detail, baking skills, excellent food safety and food costing. An appreciation of the needs of our younger customers is also very important.

Please send you CV to  


2. Ministry Administrator

Andrew Lim, our Karori Anglican administrator has sadly resigned due to continuing ill-health arising from a concussion.  Andrews last day of work is the 18th January.  Please do think about anyone you know in your networks who might be suitable for this role and encourage them to apply via email to


3.  SMASH – Cleaner

SMASH is looking for a cleaner for 5 afternoons of cleaning – Mon to Fri between 4-6pm.

This would suit one or even two people to share the shifts if that works for them.  Ideally 16 yrs +. Good entry level job to gain work experience PLUS opportunity to be with the children when cleaning duties are completed. Ideal for anyone testing the waters about doing a career in childcare or wanting to get babysitting onto their CV.

Interested candidates please email  – starting 19 Jan and going through the term from Feb.


Join us Next Week at New Wine – Free to attend on Sunday 21st!

Let us know you are coming! There is still time to register, or come for a daytrip (1.5hr drive).  You can join our Facebook Event invitation or email to let us know you are coming.


Te Korōria – Summer Special

Te Korōria opens this Wednesday 17th January

Soft Play Summer Special – Just $5 a play – tell your friends and neighbours.  Come along for a start-up-your-year coffee, invite a friend along and share your holiday adventures.

Over the Christmas break we have had a new bench installed and a beautiful stair gate to keep the little ones safe from unexpected trips down the stairs! Come and check it out.  Our huge thanks to Sophie and Josh Roberts and Scott & Natalie Snaddon for designing, making and installing it. It looks fantastic.


Karori Golf Club

Please contact Geoff Lee for more details:


Room Available

A room will become available in The Vicarage residence in January 2024. It is a large single room with internet provided and power bill shared among the flatmates. Rent is $215 weekly.
If you know of anyone who might be interested, please ask them to contact the office.


Free Wifi in church

If you require internet access during Sunday service, you can access free wifi through the network “St Mary’s Guest”. You will not need a login name or password to access this service.



You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything.’ Matt 5:13