Stop 6: Holy Trinity Cathedral
Holy Trinity Cathedral in Parnell is Auckland’s principal Anglican church, as well as a stunning venue for music and cultural performances.
The cathedral was completed in 1995 and is built in a unique ‘Pacific Gothic’ style, with magnificent stained-glass windows. It seats twelve hundred people.
Holy Trinity Cathedral History
The cathedral precinct consists of the impressive Holy Trinity Cathedral and the historic cathedral church of St Mary.
St Mary’s was originally situated across the road and was moved to its present site on rollers in 1982. At 50 metres long, it’s the largest wooden Gothic church in the world.
The funeral of Sir Edmund Hillary, the first to climb Mt Everest and renowned Antarctic explorer, was held at Holy Trinity Cathedral in 2008.
Visiting Holy Trinity Cathedral
There is no entry charge to visit Holy Trinity Cathedral. Visitors are welcome.
First bus: 9.33am
Last bus: 4.33pm
Corner St Stephens Ave & Parnell Road, Parnell
10:00am – 4:00pm daily
Full access, including wheelchairs
Toilet facilities available inside