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Religious and Worship contact information in Dunedin

Religious/Spiritual contacts and Worship Centres in Dunedin

Therevada Buddhist contact:

Phramaha  Somkid  Tikkhino

Jewish  contact:

Pagan contact:

Tracey Crampton Smith  027 466  4303

All Saints Anglican Church and St Martins  Anglican  Church

786 Cumberland St, behind Selwyn College.

Lively, inclusive, international, intergenerational: we seek to live Christ’s gospel of love, justice and peace. Get involved at All Saints’ in music, liturgy, study groups and our Fruit & Veges scheme.

All Saints is open every day; feel free to come in and pray or light a candle. Whoever you are, wherever you are from, whatever your faith, you are welcome at All Saints’.

We look forward to meeting you.


Sun: 8am Mass, 10.30am High Mass, 8pm Taizé service.


Father Michael Wallace
Tel: +64 3 477 8300

Vicar, All Saints' Anglican Parish 786 Cumberland Street, Dunedin 9016
Aotearoa/ New Zealand Facebook: All Saints’ Anglican Church

Also St. Martin’s 194 North Road NEV Sun: 10.45am

Traditional Anglican Church

Contact  Bishop  Ian  Woodman  03  455516   021  419 012   E mail

Assemblies of God: Nations Church

334 King Edward Street South Dunedin.

Sunday services at 10:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.

Multi-cultural and contemporary. Great people, great worship, great preaching and a GREAT GOD!

Everyone welcome. Transport to services available on request.

Ring 455 1888 for details.

Pastor: Peter Tate. Office: Ph: 455 1888 (9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Tues - Fri)

or Email:

Arise Church

Service times: Sundays 5pm

Venue: Glenroy Auditorium in the Octagon

Contact: Office: 039291383    e  mail

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The Dunedin Bahá’í Community welcomes contact from people of all faiths and cultural backgrounds. To meet Bahá’ís and join devotional activities:

Phone: +64 22 477 3217 (secretary)
Postal address: P.O. Box 755, Dunedin Mail Centre 9045

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Baptist Church - (Community Baptist Church)

Independent, Evangelistic, KJV, Non-Charismatic



Sunday 10:30 am and 4:30 pm
14 Abbotsford Road, Dunedin
Wednesday 7:30 pm (at Pastor Rutta's home)

Transport available if required


Robert Rutta
Tel 64 3 456 2585

On campus contact

Kevan Quinn


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Baptist Church  (The Lighthouse)

We are committed to:

  • extending the love of God to others
  • embracing the love of God in worship
  • experiencing the love of God in the word of God
  • expressing the love of God to one another


Sunday 10.30 am
Wednesday 7:30 pm

222 Main South Rd, Green Island


Gary Max
Tel 64   3   5522652

Brandon Max

Tel  64  3  488  4897

Baptist Church  - (Preach the Word) 

Independent, Soul Winning, KJV, Home Schooling


022 6746914 or 03 4762351



10:00am Tea and Coffee
10:30am Morning service
6:00pm Evening service
135 Frederick Street (Entrance off Leith St beside Dunedin Taxis)

Thursday 7:00pm (at Pastor's house)

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The Blue Lagoon

NE Valley Presbyterian Church, Corner of North Road and James St.

A place you won’t be embarrassed to bring your friends to. Breakfast/café service in a historic church. We value life-changing community and spiritual growth.

’It’s church… but not as you know it!’- a café church you can invite your friends to; Small groups during the week. Meet from 9:30 Sundays for service & rolling breakfast.


Sundays from 9:30 am  for service and  rolling breakfast.


Tel 64 3 472 8844
Cameron Ph:022 0890654;

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Buddhist -  Sri  Lankan


Ven Maithree  Moorthi

E mail

Buddhist - Dhargyey Buddhist Centre

22 Royal Terrace


Sunday 10am
Monday & Tuesday 7.30pm


Director Peter Small
Tel 64 3 477 8374

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Buddhist - Soka Gakkai International (SGINZ)

Dunedin Activity Centre
1st Floor
469 Moray Place

Web or

Buddhist - Thai Therevada Buddhist Temple  (Dhammakaya Temple)

World  peace  through inner  peace .   Mind matters  is  crucial.  Then, meditation is one of the main practices  for everyone. Once  inner   peace is all around, world peace  is here with us. Everyone is welcome  to find your own peace  using simple and feasible  practices.  Free  transport   is availab le  to  our Sunday cultural  service  which  takes  place  Sundays  9am-1pm  at .  Alsom  there  is a  Friday meditation in the University  Prayer  and Meditation  room on Fridays  from 6.30-7.30pm   Contact  :   021  087  38886

Wat Phra Dhammakaya Dunedin

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Catholic Church/CathSOC

420 Great King St
Holy Name Parish

There are many ways to get involved and deepen your Catholic faith while at Otago. Cathsoc offers many ways to serve, pray, and form community all in order to know and love and serve Jesus.

Our mission is to grow into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ through sharing and living our faith. CathSOC is a tertiary students organisation encompassing all the various Catholic tertiary groups.

Our aim is to encourage and give the opportunity to students at the tertiary level to be part of the Catholic community. We work closely with the Catholic university chaplains and welcome you to participate and get involve in the Catholic student side of life. It presents as a good opportunity to meet like-minded people, to grow in faith in a supportive environment and also to create a network of friends. All are welcome, Catholics and non-Catholics alike.


Mass at Holy Name
Sundays 10 am & 7 pm (student service)
Daily mass on Mondays to Saturdays at 8:30 am


Father Mark Chamberlain
Tel 027 220 7685

Amy Armstrong, Campus Ministry
Tel 64 3 479 5348  027  237  6319

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Box 5236
Tel 64 3 477 2296 or 64 3 477 7640

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Church of Christ Community (Christian Churches NZ)

Corner St. Andrew & Filleul St.


Relaxed Sunday worship 10 am
Friday evening drop-in (6:30 pm)


Minister Dave Brown
Tel  64 3 477 4848

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Church of Christ

Corner George St and Park St.

412 Christian Student Group.

We offer worship, Bible study, prayer groups, fellowship and fun activities to help each other be Jesus focused.

Grace oriented and love motivated. Pulpit Minister Welburn Hayhurst.


Sunday Bible Class at 10 am
Worship 11am and 6 pm
Wednesday lunchtime prayer meeting and 7 pm
Bible Study Friday 7pm The Attic – student activity, meal, devo and FUN!

Tel 64 3 477 8386
Email (Campus Minister Aaron Knotts)

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons)

17 Fenton Cres, St. Clair
Tel 64 3 455 3506

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Cornerstone International Bible Church

786A Cumberland St, 10am at All Saints Hall.

Cornerstone is an international family church committed to preaching the Bible and sharing the good news of Jesus Christ. We also have a service for Japanese & international students followed by a shared meal at 5pm, Sundays.

Contact Simon Sim at 021 166 5392 or visit

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10:00 am Sundays


Contact info: Ph: 472 8887

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Dunedin City Baptist Church (DCBC)

Sun: 10am at 19 Main South Rd, Lookout Point; Rides available from University 

Young Adult  gathering: Thurs 6pm, Alhambra Rugby Club;  edge of the North Ground on Great King St.

Contact Mike Bagge:  Ph: 0273669506; E:

Rides available from uni: 9:30am Sunday at Corner of Cumberland and St David's Sts; across from Good Earth Cafe.

Facebook Group

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Dunedin City New Life Church

48 Stafford St.

The Pastors and Elders of Dunedin City New Life Church welcome people of all ages to our church in the Exchange end of the city. Our church is a part of the New Life Stream and is a family church with a heart for worshiping our God. Our main service is 10 am on Sunday, with smaller services during the week.

Pastors: Mark and Josephine Billings.


Sundays, 10 am
Youth Fridays, 7 pm


Contact Karen at the office

Tel 64 3 474 9060

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Elim Christian Centre

67 Harrow St. Our vision is to see more people becoming more like Jesus.

Experience the goodness of God in our services with vibrant worship and inspiring preaching. Connect with others and grow as a disciple and a disciple-maker in one of our midweek lifegroups.

Morning Church: 10am Sundays
Night Church – 7pm Sundays

FB pages:   Dunedin Elim Church     and   Dunedin Elim Student Ministry

Contact Student Pastor Dion Fasi: 021 038 4106 or


                Equippers  Church

Equipping people  for life  through faith in Jesus  Christ


Sunday 10am and 5pm
24 Union St, Dunedin

Contact :

E mail

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First Presbyterian Church

Moray Place

Kia ora, Kia orana, Talofa and welcome. Join us for worship within one of NZ’s finest gothic churches. Visit our Heritage Centre.

In the heart of the city. 10am – classic Presbyterian service; 12noon – Cook Islands service; 2pm – Samoan service Visit the Heritage Centre 10.30-2.30 each weekday to find out more about Dunedin’s history.


10 am “Classic Presbyterian”
12 noon Cook Island Language
2 pm Samoan Language


Ministers: Rev Tokerau Joseph & Rev Ann Thomson. Ph 4777150

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George St Church of Christ

Cn. George and Park St.

412 Christian Student Group.

We offer worship, Bible study, prayer groups, fellowship and fun activities to help each other be Jesus focused. Grace oriented and Love motivated


Campus Minister Aaron Knotts
Tel 477 8386


Sunday Bible Class at 10 am
Worship 11 am and 6 pm
Wednesday lunchtime prayer meeting and 7pm Bible Study
Friday 7pm – student activity, meal, devo and FUN!

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Grace Bible Church

2 Duke St.

Pastor Azriel Gray.

2 Duke St, Service at 11am. A church with a passion for God and a passion for people. We seek to encourage and build up students to impact the world for Jesus. Engage Otago, our ministry to students, conducts mid-week training evenings on Thursdays at Grace House, 26 St David St.

Contact: David Richards on +64 226 045 826 or see the details at

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Hindu - Dunedin Hindu Temple Society
Lux Selvanesan
Ph: +64 3 453 4736
Cell: +64 21 727 473

Dunedin Sai Group
J Valli Ragupathy
Tel 64 3 466 7083 (home)
Tel 64 3 477 7412 (work)

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Knox Presbyterian Church

Corner Pitt and George Streets.   Worship Sunday 10am and 7pm  

A community seeking to follow Jesus, become alive to God’s Spirit, and make real God’s commonwealth. Honest, explorative, diverse and outward looking. Come with your questions as we discern together what it means to follow Jesus today.

Young Adults Contact: Jordan Redding (027 428 5234).

Minister: Rev Dr  Kerry Enright (027 467 5542),
Join us on  Facebook:

Office/Minister: Ph 477 0229

Web :

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Methodist Church

We are inclusive churches offering a warm welcome to all. Our motto is “Finding good in everyone, finding God in everyone”. Parish Superintendent Rev Siosifa Pole. Ph: 466 4600

Glenaven (Chambers St, North East Valley)


9:30 am  Mornington (Galloway Street)
11 am Glenaven (Chambers St, North East Valley)


Tel 64 3 466 4600  Rev  Siosifa  Pole

Korean Pastor John Lee

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Tongan Methodist Fellowship

Queens Drive, St Kilda

We are inclusive churches offering a warm welcome to all. Our motto is ‘Finding good in everyone; finding God in everyone.



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Methodist Church (Dunedin Chinese congregation)


Sunday service 10:30 am
Friday Youth group meeting 7:30 pm


Rev. King 0211825868
Alex Lo 0211109677
Lawrence Ling 0210498968

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Muslim Students Association and Otago Muslim Association

Al Huda Mosque/Dunedin Islamic Centre
21 Clyde Street
PO Box 6288
Tel 64 3 477 1838

Steve Ali-Akbar Johnston
Tel 021 0582195
Email or

Opoho Presbyterian Church

Opoho Presbyterian is a multi-generational Church that is small enough to get
to know one another easily and big enough to be an effective and evolving
presence of Christ in the community. If you are looking to enrich your
spiritual understanding within a creative faith community that embraces
diversity, come up the hill and say “hello” at 10am on Sundays.


10am  Sundays  at 50 Signal Hill Rd
Minister: Margaret Garland Ph 03 3956129, 027 7572367



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Pacific  Islands  Presbyterian  Church

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162 North Rd.

Pacific Islanders’ Presbyterian Church. Our vision is to be a more welcoming church, to reveal Christ to everyone. We would like to offer a worshipful and prayerful place for people (especially Pacific Islanders) to worship and connect with God.


Combined Service (in the English Language) – 1st and 2nd Sunday of the month at 10:30 am.
Cook Island Service- 3rd, 4th and (5th) Sunday of the month at 9:30 am.
Samoan Service- 3rd, 4th and (5th) Sunday of the month at 11:30 am.
Young People’s Service (in the English Language)- 3rd Sunday of the month at 4:00 pm.


Rev. Nimarota Lale
Tel 64 3 454 2909

Mrs Keni Moeroa
Session Clerk
Tel 64 3 454 4927


OUSA Pagan Umbrella

Contact :

Tracey Crampton Smith 027 466 4303

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Risen Life  Church

Non-denominational, apostolic, charismatic, evangelistic

‘His Presence is Our Passion’

A community of believers, stewarding journeys of personal intimacy with Jesus. We value freedom of expression in worship, participation in meetings, and empowerment of everyone that they may operate in the fullness of all that God has for them. To live a supernatural lifestyle, where being prophetic is a natural extension of relationship with Him, healing is a normal and expected part of His love for us; where His power isn’t limited to meetings or a building, but flows on through us to transform our wider community daily.

10.30am Sundays at Bathgate Park School, MacAndrew Rd, South Dunedin
Prayer meetings, home groups, discipleship programmes also running (make contact for details).

Rochelle Wilson (pastor) 022 610 7574

Salvation Army Nitechurch (the original)

43 North Rd, North Dunedin

“Caring for community, practical worship, making space for God in the everyday”

Based at the gardens, we engage with God through doing community everyday by practically living & loving along side the great people of North East Valley & North Dunedin.

Another way we worship is on Sunday, 7pm at 43 North Road. Relaxed, fun and meaningful.

Nolan & Leanne Hill (student team leaders)
Tel 027 439 0922 or 64 3 473 0581 (work)

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Seventh Day Adventist Church

58 Stafford St.

Friendly & welcoming group of people.

Age range from little ones through students to older people.


Bible study Saturdays 9:30 am. Service Saturdays 11 am.
Weekly Prayer Meetings every Wednesday at 7:30 pm.


Pastor Kyle Richardson

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Student Life – On the Journey!

We’re passionate about giving every student at least one chance to hear a simple message about Jesus in a relevant way. Come join us for the journey!

1 pm Wednesdays in the Union Hall (University of Otago)

President Cam Mackenzie
Tel 027 313 2869

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Meets  at  George St Normal School Hall, 989 George St, Sundays 7pm.

A student-oriented church, of students and young adults who are exploring and deepening their Christian faith. Sunday gatherings offer input and worship experiences that are engaging and thought- and action- provoking; strengthening and equipping us for everyday life. Midweek gatherings provide space to go deeper: in understanding, service, discipleship and relationships. Whoever you are, wherever you are at, you’re welcome at Student Soul!

Contact Pastors: Tom Mepham 027 337 1703 and Lynne Taylor 027 304 6228


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St Mark’s Presbyterian Church

304 Pine Hill Rd.

A safe, friendly family church community. We value the cultural differences in our Pine Hill community and provide a year round ministry to Mums, Dads and children of all ages and backgrounds. We have a close connection with the schools in our community.


Sundays from 10:00 am


Tricia Scott (Session Clerk)
Tel 64 3 473 8445

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St Matthews Anglican Church

30 Hope St. Revealing Jesus to the World. St Matts has long had a heart for students and hope we can help in your walk with God.


Sunday 10:00 am and 6:00 pm

Tel 64 3 477 8908 (Sarah)

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St Paul’s Anglican Cathedral, Octagon


Weekly Services Tuesday – Friday
Sunday Services 8 am Eucharist, 10 am Choral Eucharist, 7 pm Choral Evensong.
Other Services – Celtic-Style Eucharist, Still Waters (Service of Healing), Te Hakari Tapu (The Eucharist in Māori)


Ven Dr Trevor James
Tel 64 3 477 2336

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St Stephens/Leith Valley Presbyterian Church

Having outgrown Leith Valley we now meet at George Street School, 989  George  Street.  We’re a vibrant, worshipping church committed to thought-provoking & quality teaching. Our goal is to help young people & families grow in their love for God & find their place in his Kingdom. We have a great student church every Sunday night and many families in the morning service.

Services 10am and 7pm (Studentsoul), 989 George St. Contact Pastor: Kristin Jack 022 075 3286, 467 9208 or Email:


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Valley Baptist Church

270 North Rd.

We are a friendly community church in the North end of the city. Everyone is welcome!


We have community Sunday services at 10:30 am


Tel 473 9413

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Campus Chaplains

Further information about the Campus Chaplains is available elsewhere on this website.