Contact Us

Priest in Charge

Rev Pete Hull
027 424 1429

Assistant Priest

Rev Philippa Young
021 148 0519

Parish Treasurer

Geoffrey Roberts
027 392 5804

Physical Location

St John's - 49 Fox Street, Featherston

St Andrew's - 41 Dublin Street, Martinborough 5711


About Us

The South Wairarapa Parish has two main worshipping centres: St John’s Church in Featherston and St Andrew’s Church in Martinborough. We have regular services at both churches and welcome all visitors. Other than our services, there are several ways you can connect with our Church community – from growing and deepening your Christian faith through fellowship groups to house churches and prayer gatherings.

We aim to have fun together; our monthly Community Kai gatherings and connecting over craft and cake are just two ways we do this. Whatever it is you are looking for, we are sure you will find something as you explore our website.


Kids and Families

Our Children

Our children are an important part of our church whanau. We are fortunate that we have a lot of young people and have exciting and engaging activities for them to be part of.

Every Sunday

Every Sunday there is a lot for the children to be part of. We have amazing people that facilitate talks and activities in a dedicated space. We are on an inter-generational journey as our kids discover who Jesus is for themselves.

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Our Parish prioritizes the last, the least and the lost and so there is a lot that happens on site and in the community to serve the vulnerable of Masterton as we strive to make Jesus’ hope real with loving service…

Masterton Foodbank

The church gives to the foodbank in Masterton via giving of items on Sundays or dropping them into the office to be delivered.

Masterton Day Shelter

Our smaller hall is used 3 days a week for people to drop in for a meal, a shower and wash clothes who may be living rough. It is also used as emergency accommodation for such situations.

Wairarapa Care Network

Our main hall is hired by a wonderful group of people who cook meals and provide connection for the elderly via entertainment and a successful day program.

Masterton Healing rooms

A wider church outreach, open every Wednesday from 1-3pm, the address and info can be found here:

Women of Faith

A monthly social and faith group for ladies of all ages and denominations.

Community Garden

We have a large veggie patch that is tendered by church and community alike along with the residents of Abbey field our wonderful neighbours.

New Zealand Church Missionary Society, (NZCMS)

We support a family serving in P.N.G, the Wheelers, for more info see here:

Local Chaplaincy

Some of our clergy serve the town in wonderful ways - Rev. Steve is the local police chaplain and well as working with the rural support trust (

Wairarapa Wide

As an Archdeacon Rev Pete supports and overseas all the Anglicans churches and schools and as such, we believe as a parish a rising tide lifts all boats. We are passionate to see our local parish thrive and to be a part of the Trinity Schools of Hadlow prep, St Matthews Girls and Rathkeale boys (   ‘We are a part of Enabling an Anglican faith-based environment that empowers everyone…’


Community Hall & Worship
Centre Booking

St Andrew’s Church in Martinborough has a large hall that is available for bookings as well as a lounge area and a commercial kitchen.

St John’s Church hall is also available for bookings and offers a smaller space with a kitchen.To find out more and to make a booking, please email or phone Rev Pete Hull on 0274241429


Safety and Wellbeing

We take the health & safety and wellbeing of all people incredibly seriously, especially our children and youth. All our volunteers are regularly police checked.

There are a number of posters displayed around the church providing information on who to contact if you are being subjected to abuse or you suspect someone else is being subjected to abuse. On top of this, you can also use the form below as an easy way to report a concern which goes discretely to the church office and our health and safety team.

If there is immediate danger ring the Police on 111 (or 105 for non-emergency complaints about criminal behaviour).

Safe to Talk sexual harm healthline: 0800 044 334
Women’s Refuge: 0800 733 843
Family Violence It’s Not Okay: 0800 456 450
Family Action: 0800 326 327
Regarding domestic abuse: Elder Abuse Not OK: 0800 32 668 65
or Age Concern: 0800 652 105
Victim Information line: 0800 650 654

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