The Methodist Connexional Office is located at:

Weteriana House
50 Langdons Road
Christchurch 8053

Postal address

PO Box 931, Christchurch 8140

P. (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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Primitive Methodism in Auckland 1849 - 1913 - Wesley Historical Society

Primitive Methodism in Auckland - 1849-1913


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When Methodist Union was consummated in 1913, there were three Primitive Methodist Circuits in Auckland. No. 1 included a church, Sunday School Hall and two cottages fronting Alexandra Street (now Airedale St.), and a house fac-ing Wakefield Street, occupied as a parsonage until 1907; also a church with schoolroom underneath and a parsonage in Pitt and Edwin Streets; a church at Dominion Road, a church at Great North Road, and a church at Newmarket. No. 2 con-sisted of a church with schoolroom underneath in Franklin Road and a parsonage facing Collingwood Street, a church at Richmond Ave., another at Water view, and two cottages in Franklin Road. No. 3 comprised a church at Eden Terrace with schoolroom underneath, and primary hall attached, together with a parsonage at Sherwood Road (now Horopito St.); also a church and house at Leslie Ave.. Morningside, and a double house at Virginia Ave., transformed from the first church in the district.