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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The Trinity College Story - Wesley Historical Society

The Trinity College Story


I The New Venture

II The Scholar Pastor

III The Recovery of Churchmanship

IV Exploring the Personal

V The Ecumenical Dimension

VI The Ministry of Support

VII Reflections

Principals of Methodist Colleges in New Zealand

Trinity Theological College and Hostel opened on February 27th, 1929. Eighteen months previously the Foundation Stone had been laid by the Governor General, Sir Charles Fergusson, who looked to the new College for "sympathy and knowledge of the world and mankind, for distinguishing between the fundamental and the non-essential. While the Church must ever be alert to the new insights and methods of the passing decades, its central task would always be to bring people to Christ."