Welcome, and thank you for visiting Whakatū Presbyterian church online.

We hope that our website highlights the wide variety of worship, fellowship and service opportunities available.

Please feel free to read more about our church on this site, or come in for a visit. We would love to greet you and share with you our love for Jesus Christ and for you, our neighbour.

Our Mission:

“Loving God, loving others and caring for God’s Creation”

We are a community of faith where:
· Loving God is expressed in vibrant worship, prayer and lives yielded to Jesus Christ
· Loving others is expressed in sharing the transforming life of Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit
· Caring for creation is expressed in a concern for justice and our environment.


Sunday Morning services are held at our Stoke Worship Centre at 9:45AM.
Located at 271 Songer Street, Stoke.

A short 30 minute reflectional worship service is held 11:00AM bi-weekly on Wednesdays at our Richmond Worship Centre located at 11 Florence St, Richmond.

Any additional services will be announced on our website.

Services coming up

271 Songer Street, Stoke 

Sun 19 August 9.45 am led by Sage

Sun 26 August 9.45 am led by Jon


34 Champion Rd, Richmond

Wed 22 August 10 am  

Wed   5 Sept      10 am 


THIS Sunday 12 August 5—7 pm :  The Gathering at 34 Champion Road.  Shared dinner.

Tuesdays 9.00 am : Prayer Time ‘The House’ lounge, Champion Road.

Thursdays midday  : Winter Lunches, Songer Street hall lounge, Stoke.  All welcome.  Gold coin donation.

Fridays 7pm—10 pm : Indoor Bowls, Stoke Hall.

Tuesday 21 August 9.45 am : Friendship Group meet in the LeCren Room of Broadgreen Centre.   Mary Gavin, the Chairperson of the Broadgreen Society, will speak on “The Women of Broadgreen” after which we will visit the house. Current exhibition in the house features the Suffragists.  Admission is free for locals.

Tuesday 21 August 3pm : Champion Youth meet at Champion Rd for bible study in Youth Shed with Mark.

Tuesday 21 August  7.00 pm :  Governance Council meets at 34 Champion Road, Richmond.

Wednesday 22 August 2.30 pm : Small group study (Inaugural meeting) on the Holy Spirit.  The House, Champion Road.

Thursday 23 August 9.45am :  Whakatūū Men’s Group, Visit Pics Peanut Butter Factory and 34 Champion Road followed by winter luncheon at Stoke church. (gold coin donation).  Meet 9.45 at far end (ie south end) of Bunnings Car Park. If you need transport please phone Don.

Thursday 23 August  1.30 pm:  Singing Group at Oakwoods.  Meet at the main office, Oakwoods.

Monday 27 August 7.30 pm : Renovare spiritual growth group will meet at Tania and Chris Levett’s home, 187 Pugh Road, Hope. Newcomers very welcome.   Enquiries – Elaine Henry.

Wednesday 29 August 10 am  Movies Champion Rd. Morning tea then movie starts promptly 10.30am, finishing by 12.30pm. For transport ring Frances & Frank.  A gold coin donation to cover costs. MOVIE Billie Elliott   A heart-warming tale of an 11 year old boy whose life is changed when he stumbles upon Mrs Wilkinson’s ballet class.

Tuesday 4 Sept 9.45am : Celebrating Spring. An Ecumenical Gathering for Women, St Thomas’s Anglican Anglican Church Auditorium, High St, Motueka.  Please  bring a plate to share.   More info– see foyer poster.

Saturday 8 Sept 8.30am : Garage Sale,  Florence St hall. Helpers and buyers very welcome. See Frank Robinson.

Sunday 16 Sept after the 9.45 am Service – Annual General Meeting will be held in the church.