Karori Kaitiaki

There will be a Karori Kaitiaki working bee on this Sunday 19th May from 2pm – 4pm. Location: Appleton Park, Meet at Zealandia overflow carpark (intersection of Birdwood/Chaytor street near the traffic lights).

We have lots of weeding to do!

Please bring gardening gloves, a water bottle and jacket, loppers, spade/shovel and rake. Looking forward to seeing you there!


St Mary’s Early Childhood are taking new enrolments!

Click here for the website



SMASH has got spaces for After School Care and Breakfast Club. Sign up in time for our exciting temed week 27th – 31st May. Take advantage of the offers we have available.

If you have any questions please feel free to email office@thesmashclub.org.nz or Click here for the website

Your Parish dinner theme is…..

Choose a decade! Each table has the freedom to choose the decade they would like to dress up as.The 3rd of August is fast approaching so get your thinking caps on!

If you were a lucky winner last year, could you please return your trophy to the Karori Anglican office. Thank you!

Te Korōria’s First Gig Night

We welcome Big Game Fishing and 1867 to Te Korōria for a gig on Sunday 8th June 7:30pm – 10pm.

This is a koha entry fundraiser – BYO drinks – looking forward to seeing everyone there for a really awesome night.

Christ’s College Cambridge Choir

We are excited to announce that the Christ’s Choir of Cambridge are putting on a concert here at St Mary’s Anglican Church, on Sunday evening of July the 14th. Keep an eye out for more details to come.

In the meantime we are looking for parishioners who would be interested in hosting a member of the choir (or multiple) for the night of the 14th. There are approximately 24 members of the choir who will be travelling to New Zealand.

If you are interested and would like to lend a hand, please let Zoe know office@karorianglican.org.nz


Thanks for your responses (and ongoing prayer) for funding Karori Anglican’s work and mission.

We know that everyone’s circumstances are unique and commend your giving to prayerful consideration. Our goal is to increase our giving by 20% – please consider your regular donations as to whether you are able to increase your giving to help us meet this goal. A huge thankyou to those 15 people / families who have increased their giving in the last 4 weeks. Also to the three youth / students who have also started giving with several other new givers in the church.

Thank you so much for this, we appreciate you all very much.


This week we are offering you the chance to win a BIG PRIZE – a one night only “YES Night” (within reason, we can’t say no to your requests).

To win this great prize, you need to beat us this Friday night in a range of games, where you need to prove your wits and muscles. Please bring $1 for dinner.

New intermediate Games Night

Intermediate games night now at Te Whare O Mere from 6:15! see you there – lets play!

Tower Update

The Bell Tower repairs and repainting are underway. There should be no disruption to the usual people and traffic flows. Painting has begun!

Thank you in advance for you cooperating as the work is carried out.

Key upcoming dates:

  • Intermediate Games Night Thursday 16th May
  • Evensong Sunday 2nd June
  • Te Kororia Gig NIght 8th June 7.30pm
  • Games Night at Te Korōria 7pm 19th June
  • Parish Dinner 3rd August
  • Cambridge Choir 14th July
  • SYNOD 19th-20th October

Text to Order a Drink at Te Korōria 

We have set up a text to order option for takeaway or dine-in at Te Korōria. You can text your coffee order to 022 0980326. Please pay when you arrive to collect your order from the counter.

include in your order:

  • Name
  • Takeaway or Dine-in
  • Type of drink
  • Size

Staff will text you back to confirm that they have the order, and will assume you want it immediately, unless you have stated otherwise.

This is a new process that we are trying out, so please be patient as we are smoothing out the cracks.

Booking available with our student counsellor







Welcome to Lisa Fraser our new Student Counsellor – she is available for booking sessions from booking session NOW. Please let anyone know who might be interested. Sessions are 1 hour and are available for a Koha. Lisa is in her third year of study and completing her final placement.

To book a session email counselling@tekororia.org.nz

Physio now taking bookings

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We are excited to let you know that a physio practice has joined our offering at Te Korōria, located next to our counselling rooms. Caroline Appleton is offering physio sessions from the 13th of February, you can book with her directly online https://www.fixphysio.co.nz/




‘For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life’ John 3:16