08 April 2012

More Waikato Churches


St Mary on the Hill Anglican Church
Avon Rd
Pokeno, Bombay
Photo taken 7 Apr 2012












Given by Mrs Harriet Johnston to the people of Pokeno, when she arrived from England in 1892 Pokeno was the gateway to Auckland from the Waikato. The church was erected on 4th Nov 1899, cost including the land £1000, & is built of wood & shingle. There are bells within the spire & it has lovely stained glass windows. Consecrated by Archbishop Cowie on 25 Mar 1900.


Te Tokotoru Tapu
Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Parawai Rd
Photo taken 7 Apr 2012

Designed & built entirely by Maori, opened 1886. This church replaces the old Hauraki Mission Station Church first built in 1837. You will find excellent information and old photographs on this website - http://tinyurl.com/6oey3ll


More information on the Rev Wiremu Turipona can be found here:- http://tinyurl.com/89oemuf

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