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“Christ Church, Russell”
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Christ Church
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US$170.84*
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Bay of Islands Day Tour from Auckland
Ranked #4 of 27 things to do in Russell
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Nau mai, haere and welcome to Christ Church, New Zealand's oldest existing church and cemetery. A digital walk can be downloaded from the App stores from Hikoi Tahi Walking Tours which share the fascinating stories of some of the people buried here. Enjoy visiting our cemetery and do visit our beautiful church.
Hamilton, New Zealand
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Christ Church, Russell”
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Excellent, my wife and I attended the mothers day service, Sunday May 10, 2014, and were warmly welcomed by the clergy and parishioners. The hosts enlightened us the significance and the history of the oldest church in New Zealand.

Visited May 2014
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Paraparaumu Beach
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“the church”
Reviewed 8 May 2014

The church has been here forever,, even to the stage where the bullet holes from the Maori wars are still there. My husband has many relatives buried there, so its always on the list of places to go when we end up in russell. Just wish it was more often.

Visited May 2014
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Manchester, UK
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Avoid”
Reviewed 29 April 2014

Nothing to see, very poorly signposted, no tourist information. Obviously the local council doesn't care about tourists until it's rebuilt...

Visited March 2014
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Bateau Bay, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
177 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Historic importance”
Reviewed 2 April 2014

Physically nothing special but this is the oldest church in NZ!
The graveyard is well worth a browse with a few tales to tell. Even the Queen and Prince Phillip paid a visit.

Visited March 2014
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Thank Dennis R
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Fish Creek, Victoria, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Christ church”
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Was very interested in the history and the story behind the muket holes on the wall. A lovely little cemetery

Visited February 2014
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