(06) 358 5403


Who we Are

We are a diverse congregation of people from a wide variety of ages and stages and walks of life. There are some new members here, as well as others who have worshipped here for decades.

As an Anglican parish, we have links to a much wider body. We are part of the Diocese of Wellington, the Anglican Church in Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia and the world-wide Anglican Communion.

Some of the first people you may come in contact with here are:


John Freebairn, is Bishop's Warden.

Joanna Boyd, the parish secretary, answers the phone and replies to your emails. Joanna is the efficient receptionist and administrator who ensures that everything runs smoothly in the background. She is here to help you!

Yvonne Rae, is the People’s Warden, elected by parishioners as their representative.


 We are fortunate to have a team of clergy regularly rostered for services. You may meet –


Geneth Davies, priest, on the pastoral care team, regularly at morning prayer 

Ross Downes, priest and builder

Amy Houben, priest assistant with a license to offer ministry with rest home communities and leads the pastoral care team  She is married to Tony and they have a young son named Oran.

Faye Davenport, deacon and sacristan, and a nurse

Derm Beuchanan, priest


We are a parish which is not afraid of questions – we believe that tussling with issues enhances our faith. An Education for Ministry (EFM) group is currently meeting in the parish, as well as a couple of home groups. Each year, there is a Lent study.

Children are welcomed and encouraged

Monthly, we offer a free lunch-time concert, and a lunch for Seniors. There is an AAW group who meet here (Association of Anglican Women) Please click here to find out more about the St. Peters AAW.  Every year we hold a parish fair (or two!); and we enjoy parish social events.

If you would like to know more about us, email Joanna or come to a service.  We look forward to talking to you!

Holy Week and Easter Services 2019


Walking the Labyrinth

Have you ever wondered how to walk a labyrinth?

Are you interested in using it as a tool for spiritual growth?

Click here for more details



 Our Four Vision Streams

1. Actively Caring

2. Fosters a Spiritual Journey

3. Inclusion and Belonging

4. Building Partnerships


Parish Lenten Study 2019

 All Welcome

229 Ruahine Street,
Palmerston North
Email: stpeters@inspire.net.nz
Phone: (06) 358 5403

Office Hours: 9am - 12 noon Monday to Friday

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