The most beautiful building, intricate maori weaving & carving and oh the window..............visit, leave a donation, and never forget
The whole Ohinemutu environment provides a free aspect to Maori life and culture. The church offers so much history and an amazing stained glass window. A must do for visitors who are new to both geothermal activity and/or Maori culture. Always a quiet place for solace and learning.
I am now in my forties living in Perth Western Australia. Since I was a wee girl my family and I have visited St Faiths every time we were in Rotorua, it is the most calming, peaceful and magical place I have ever been. Three years ago I took my three teenage children for a tour of the North Island.... More
The church is steeped in history and has a great outlook on non-rainy days - or so we are told. The church is heated by natural thernal heatin via pipe in the floor. Sounds boring? if you are abit of an engineering buff - well worth the trip.
Every time we visit Rotorua we visit this church. However, while it is still breathtaking, clean and wonderful, we found that it was hard to find, and not well sign posted, the entrance has changed since we last visited.
A beautiful church, quiet and peaceful by the lake, the engraved glass is fantastic. A lovely place to sit and reflect.
Visited on December 2011. No one was there when I visited. The church was beautiful, I loved the carvings and to see the fusion of Christianity and Maori Culture was amazing. There's a small housing area nearby which is interesting to look from afar (Will be rude to be walking close to peoples' houses aint it?). Interesting because of the... More
Has a "great feeling" about it when visiting. You just want to sit down and soak up that feeling. Maori Christ on Windos draws your eyes to the lake view outside.
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