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Christ Church Raukokore

9948 Pacific Coast Highway | Waihau Bay, Opotiki 3199, New Zealand
+64 7-315 3031
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An Iconic View

What an iconic view of the East Cape - take time to walk around the cemetery to visit those in... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
PeanutWellington
,
Wellington
East Coast Historic Church

Must do visit historic attraction in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. Very scenic location on the... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Barry K
,
Whakatane, New Zealand
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“worth a stop” (4 reviews)
“east coast” (4 reviews)
“take photos” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
9948 Pacific Coast Highway | Waihau Bay, Opotiki 3199, New Zealand
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+64 7-315 3031
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

What an iconic view of the East Cape - take time to walk around the cemetery to visit those in repose by the sea - it is a beautiful church steeped in history and a joy to look at.

Thank PeanutWellington
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Must do visit historic attraction in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. Very scenic location on the foreshore.

Thank Barry K
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Well worth a stop. A great piece of history and a nice spot to A real Church, so a nice place to Worship our Lord Jesus Christ.

Thank nigeltrewhitt
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Driving the beautiful Pacific Coast Highway was amazing and made better by being able to stop and take in this lovely historic church.

Thank MJGx2
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

What a lovely spot this church is in, worth a stop if going past, such a restful place and is very well looked after

Thank Jeanette R
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful place this wee church is! Such a lovely pulpit area and a cute little sign to inform guests that the fishy smell under the font may be due to nesting penguins!!! A truly beautiful and peaceful spot....

Thank Robyn V
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here last week while travelling around east coast in our motorhome. Lovely old church in stunning beachside location. Well maintained and right next to beach. Good info on church and history, right alongside of road. Graves at back of church are well maintained...More

Thank Strickes
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The church is right beside the road, surrounded by lush grass and it has the deep blue ocean as a backdrop. The church is in great condition. You cannot go inside, however, it definitely warrants a stop and a wander around.

Thank Ross T
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This Church really symbolizes faith on the East Coast - it is iconic, well preserved and used regularly (as are many others) set on a prominent point between Te Kaha and Waihou Bay. Certsainly worth a photo stop.

Thank donmalcolm
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

A must-see when travelling around the East Coast from Opotiki. This church is beautiful and oh so special. It is extremely valued in the community and very well kept. You can go inside and spend a peaceful quiet time. Make sure to carry some extra...More

Thank Akatarere
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