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High Street Church, Auckland (1st of 4)

High Street Church, Auckland

This plain brick church in central Auckland's High Street was the centre of Auckland Methodism when it opened in 1848. During the New Zealand wars British troops were housed nearby, and often filled its pews in their red uniforms.

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Tim Shoebridge, 'Methodist Church - The settler church', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)

Story by Tim Shoebridge, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018