The Holy Trinity Parish was established in 1982.  The Parish was originally made up of three Parishes - St Vincent's - Takapau, St Patrick's in Waipawa and St Joseph's in Waipukurau. 

The three parishes amalgamated and The Holy Trinity was established.

St Vincent's in Takapau has since been sold and moved on to Oruawharo homestead where is still used as a wedding and function venue.
St Joseph's, Waipukurau

Tradition has it that the first Masses were said in the Wanstead pub and a chapel at Wallingford.  The Waipawa […]

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St. Patrick's, Waipawa

Waipawa is the oldest inland town in New Zealand.   Waipawa was founded on the banks of the Waipawa River by […]

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St. Vincent's, Takapau

The first service held in this rural church was on March 17th 1895 and the following year Archbishop Francis Redwood consecrated the church. Sydney Johnston donated the land on which the church stood and a substantial portion of the cost of the building.


  • St Joseph's, Waipukurau

    Mass Times

    Sunday 9:30am
    Friday 9:15am
    Saturday 9am
    Tuesday 9am

    Office Hours

    Tuesday 7.30-2pm
    Thursday 12pm - 2pm
    Fridays 7:30am - 2pm

    St. Patrick's, Waipawa

    Mass Times

    Saturday (vigil) 5:30pm
    Thursday 9am
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