The Methodist Connexional Office is located at:

Weteriana House
50 Langdons Road
Christchurch 8053

Postal address

PO Box 931, Christchurch 8140

T. (03) 366 6049   I. 0800 266 639

Please phone our main line (as above) and at the prompt either dial '0' to speak to Reception or enter an extension number. FOR A LIST OF EXTENSIONS CLICK HERE

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Covid-19 Information             

New links on this page will be yellow for no longer than 5 days.

Level 2. Version2. Effective from Thursday 14 May 2020

  Level 3. Version 3.  Thursday April 30. Valid until end Wednesday 13 May 2020        
Group Gathering
Sign In Log .pdf

  Visiting Log .pdf


Hardship contacts for banks/finance/power companies
Government COVID-19 Support Package - 26 March 2020
Employer COVID-19 wage subsidy and leave payment information sheet - 26 March 2020
IT information for parishes

NOTE: updates will now be issued as they are available

Resources to Sustain us in a Time of COVID-19

Letter from the President and Vice President of the Methodist Church of New Zealand - 24 March 2020
Letter from Te Taha Maori - 24 March 2020
Tips for your Facebook page - 26 March 2020

Tips for creating an online church and staying in community - 24 March 2020

Unfortunately, it looks like we are in this for the long haul so if you are wanting to keep up to date with the latest information here are some useful links:


- Overseas Travellers!
Register on the Safe Travel Website
- Overseas Travel Advisories - Click here to see a list of each country's status
- The Government's COVID-19 website -
- How to set up a work-from-home arrangement - article
- Ministry of Health -
Latest updates on Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Ministry of Health - Workplace infectious disease prevention
- WorkSafe - Workplace preparedness for novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
- World Health Organisation - Advice for the Public, including Poster Resources

7 day Isolation Meal Plan - courtesy of Grubs Up
A 7 day isolation meal plan that includes recipes and a shopping list. All the ingredients will last at least 8 months in your pantry.

MCNZ Advisory notice - distributed by eMessenger email 27 January 2020
        Ministry of Health - Prepare yourself for an influenza pandemic 
        Ministry of Health -
Hand washing

A Faith Response to the Coronavirus - by Paul Canavese. -
click here

Please contact Trudy Downes if have ideas to share on how we can keep healthy if this illness arrives in New Zealand.