St Pauls Anglican Church - Whangaroa, Northland, New Zealand
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S 35° 02.999 E 173° 44.699
59H E 750364 N 6117968
Quick Description: High on the hill above Kent Bay in the Whangaroa Harbour stands St Pauls.
Location: North Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 11/1/2010 11:35:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMA1RE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member psychrn
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Long Description:
When it was opened in March 1883 people came to Church by boat or walked over the hills to services.
The only access from the waterfront was by countless steps and the ascent was steep.

Its` original 10 acre glebe was sold down to one acre in the fifties and road access to the Church was formed. The current address is 9 Church Rd.

The original kauri shingle roof was replaced with corrugated iron in 1926 and this was replaced with coloursteel in 2003.
The building was repainted for the first time in the mid fifties and in 1975 a complete restoration was done after a successful appeal for funds. It was repainted again in 2007.

In 2007 a walkway was constructed around the Cemetery and an ash berm was built.

New Zealand Historic Places Trust

Register Number

Registration Type
Historic Place - Category II

Northland Region

Date Registered

City/District Council

* Far North District Council

Legal Description
Pt Lot 2 DP 31677 (CT NA1521/42), North Auckland Land District

Other Names

* St Paul's Church (Shepherd's) (Anglican)
* St Pauls Church (Anglican)

Current Use

* Religion - Church

Former Use

* Religion - Church

Construction Dates

* Original Construction: 1883
Date location was entrusted to the New Zealand Historic places: 11/25/1982

Type of history commemorated (short description):
Anglican Church

Website pertaining to the location: [Web Link]

Town, city, or region nearest to the site:
Whangaroa Northland

Year placed: 1883

Admission fees if any: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Hours of operation:
on the first Sunday of the month Service times are April to October 10 00 am November to March 9 00 am

Is it accessible to the general public:
Yes - during church services

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