Report on VoicetoVatican Survey of young people and the Church 2017 PDF (1 MB)
The new translation of the Mass is six years old.
The National Calendar outlines key dates in the New Zealand Church's diary
The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (NZCBC) is seeking applications for Director of the National Liturgy Office.
Standards for Catholic Youth and young adult ministry in Aotearoa PDF (1.2 MB)
A framework for Catholic ministry with young people in Aotearoa New Zealand PDF (1.2 MB)
Caritas provides resources for educators, students, parishes, social justice advocates, researchers and for prayer.
Of Ngati Tuwharetoa, Bishop Māriu was born in Waihi and educated at Hato Paora College in Feilding. PDF (321 KB)
Suzanne Aubert, also known as Mother Aubert, was born and raised in France. PDF (291 KB)
New Zealand’s first bishop, Jean Baptiste François Pompallier, was born in Lyon, France,
on 11 December 1802. PDF (211 KB)
Pope John Paul II has been the only Pope to have visited New Zealand so far. PDF (281 KB)
In the Treaty of Waitangi, we find the moral basis for our presence in Aotearoa New Zealand and a vision that sets… PDF (210 KB)
Increasing numbers of settlers had begun to put pressure on mission stations resulting in New Zealand being made an independent vicariate by… PDF (200 KB)
When you look out on the world at the beginning of each new day, there are two ways of seeing it.
You can find out a lot about yourself from both science and religious faith. And that’s good news on both fronts.
Who is that sitting on a small, rotating planet gliding through a large, cold universe? It’s you, of course.
When New Zealand was declared a colony in 1840, there were no more than 500 Catholics in the country.
Prayers in common use with Māori translation
Below is a small selection of hymns often sung in parishes around Aotearoa, New Zealand.