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Welcome to EAST COAST ANGLICAN PARISH in the Tairawhiti district on the East Coast of the North Island, Aotearoa New Zealand - the place where the Diocese of Waiapu greets the rising sun!

Anaura Bay 
 
East Coast Anglican Parish works alongside our tikanga Maori Anglican partners in Ngati Porou
rohe and Turanga-Whangara rohe to provide a friendly, caring ministry in small communities and rural areas north of Gisborne. Click here to see maps of our parish's area of mission.

East Coast Anglican Parish is part of the Diocese of Waiapu one of the seven tikanga Pakeha dioceses of the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia
 
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ST ANDREW'S TOLAGA BAY TO TURN 100 IN NOVEMBER 2013
The oldest church in the Tolaga Bay area is being painted at present, ready for celebrations on Saturday 30 November. A commemorative service and celebration lunch will be held - watch this space or email ec.ang.nz@gmail.com for details  
 
 
 

 
 
COME AND WORSHIP WITH US

Tolaga Bay – St Andrew’s Church
A family-friendly congregation that worships normally at 10am on 1st & 3rd Sundays of each month, plus the major festivals.  Worship is held mostly in English with some Maori language content. Historic wooden church on corner of Endeavour and Solander streets in Tolaga Bay
 set in attractive grounds with good access and facilities. Friendly and welcoming of all denominations.

Te Puia Springs– St Margaret’s Memorial Church 

On an elevated site opposite the turnoff to Waipiro Bay, and overlooking a small lake on SH 35 within Te Puia Springs township,
 and close to hospital, hotel and hot pools, and only 15 minutes drive from Tokomaru Bay and Waipiro Bay.
 
At present regular services are not being held at St Margaret's 

Our parish missioner regularly assists with services in Whangara and Tokomaru pariha. See Worship Services for further details


East Coast Anglican Parish services are advertised through local radio stations Uawa FM and Radio Ngati Porou
 

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HAVE A HOLIDAY WITH US
St Andrew's Ministry Cottage, Tolaga Bay close to St Andrew's Church, is available for hire by clergy, church workers and the public for holidays or when visiting whanau in the area. Walking distance to beach and shops. Enquiries and bookings - click on the link above or go direct to our listing at http://www.holidayhouses.co.nz/properties/3353.asp