From the Vicar

In today’s unstable world, people are looking for an anchor to hold onto, and for many people that anchor is God.  God is all knowing, unchanging, loving, and understanding.  The wonderful thing about Christianity is that God knows only too

Worship services

From the 1st Sun to the 4th Sun our worship is a mix of modern with traditional, with songs as well as hymns. On the 5th Sun, step back in time to a 1662 Communion Service with Medieval and Renaissance art, and

Contact / Office Hours

Office: Meeting with the vicar at the office is available by appointment on most Friday’s only Email: Phone: 027 4213200 (Fridays only) or any day after business hours on 07 8492761 Wedding queries: Sally-Ann Riddell  on  022 1077562

A Brief History & the Churchyard

Before the church of St Mary existed in Gordonton/Hukanui, Archdeacon Cowie arrived on horseback once a month to take a service in the old Gordonton Hall. Later the services were held in the Old school on Piako Road. The Mission was

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Photos of Saint Mary’s

Head over to our Facebook page to view our collection of photos.

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Weddings & Funerals

WEDDINGS: We are pleased that you may be considering Saint Mary’s as a place to celebrate your wedding. Saint Mary’s is a wonderful picturesque church for small wedding ceremonies of up to 50 people. There are also superb after ceremony


  If you are reading this page because you are wondering about getting baptised then that is great news. It may be helpful for you to know a little about Baptism before you consider further whether you want to get

Children & Youth

Children: An overseen Children’s Church is currently on hold.  Children can then help themselves to an “Activity Pack” that has coloured pencils, colouring in pages, and puzzles to fill out, along with a chocolate treat enclosed. Youth: Meet Friday nights 7pm