Christ Church, Taita

History with a community story

Wellington region’s oldest church, built in 1854, contrasts the neighbouring railway track and industrial complex with well-manicured grounds and cemetery. Visit the church, learn how an act of faith led to its unusual location and roam the graveyard of early settlers.

  • Possibly the oldest complete building in Wellington
  • Popular wedding venue
  • Built by pioneer families
  • Opened on January 1, 1854

73 Eastern Hutt Road
Lower Hutt

Freephone: 0800 282 482