Support Saint Peter's

If you would like to support Saint Peter's but are not able to attend our Services, here are three ways you can make an offering without attending a Service.

Messages from the Vicar

During the COVID-19 lock-down Our Vicar recorded a series of messages for parishioners. You can watch them here:
#10 - 26 May 2020
#9 - 23 May 2020
#8 - 14 May 2020
Number #7 was overtaken by events after filming and before it was posted
#6 - 30 April 2020
#5 - 22 April 2020
#4 - 14 April 2020
#3 - 8 April 2020
#2 - 1 April 2020
#1 - 25 March 2020

The Pebble

Looking for The Pebble? You will find it on the News and Opinion page – always available in the News menu.

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Front page parishioner

Saint Peter's parishioner Eileen Pratt features on the front page of the Otago Daily Times as she prepares to celebrate her 100th birthday.

Coming Events

Thursday, 22 October : Curry evening

Sunday, 25 October : Deadline for copy for the October edition of The Rock

Tuesday, 27 October : Fellowship lunch at Rope and Twine at 12:15. Please let Raylene 455 2389 or Gay Webb 476 1613 know if you intend coming.

Sunday, 8 November : Remembrance Day observance at 10.30am

Wednesday, 18 November : Parish visit to Hui Te Rangiora Church, Karitane

Sunday, 20 December : Christmas Festival of Brass and Carols

The Rock

The September edition is now available online.

Printed copies are available in Church while they last. You'll get it first online though. See below how to get a handy email when each new issue is available.

Our Printed Heritage page now includes all available issues up to August of 1964.

Visits in the Photo. Gallery

Our Photo. Gallery is again up to date with our series of visits to local churches of special character.

Sadly, the final visit scheduled had to be put off because of the COVID-19 restrictions.

But we'll be back!

You'll find snaps from Broad Bay, Waikouaiti, Warrington and earlier visits in the gallery.

Popular videos

Diocesan profile of Saint Peter’s Caversham.

Diocese of Dunedin : 150 years

As part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Diocese of Dunedin, Diocesan registrar Andrew Metcalf has produced a series of video profiles of Anglican parishes in Otago and Southland, including this one of our own Saint Peter’s Caversham.

You can find all the profiles on the 150 Years Video Collection page of the Diocesan website.

The advent of Ritualism in the Diocese of Dunedin.

And don’t forget Our Vicar’s address marking the Anniversary in which he explains how Ritualism took a hold in the diocese.

Festival of Brass and Carols, 22 December 2019

An evolution of the traditional Service of Nine Lessons and Carols, this Christmas Festival features the ensemble of the St Kilda Brass – an A Grade brass band which is based locally.

Recorded on 22 December, 2019
Celebrant: Father Hugh Bowron, Vicar of Saint Peter's.
Director of Music: David Hoskins.

Our first Armistice Day Service

Armistice Day Service : 12 November 2017

Armistice Day Service
12 November 2017

Removing the Holy Cross memorial windows

On 16 December, 2016 four memorial windows were removed from Holy Cross and prepared for relocation at Saint Peter’s.

Watch a short video of the windows’ removal here.

Night Skies over the Third Reich

On Tuesday, 31 January, Saint Peter’s hosted Archdeacon Neville Selwood. Over 45 people listened to him talk with Vicar Hugh Bowron about his experiences as a Lancaster navigator during World War 2.

You can see the archdeacons’s recollections of his time in Bomber Command here in High Definition.

Choral Evensong

On 17 July, the Choir of St Paul’s Cathedral visited Saint Peter’s and sang Choral Evensong and Benediction, with Rachmaninov’s Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in the original Church Slavonic. Another wonderful special Service which you can see below.

We also have videos available of:

Check the ‘Services at Saint Peter’s‘ page in the menu for video of the Services and sermon. The 150th Anniversary Highlights video is available here.

View digitised copies of historic Parish Magazines

Our Printed Heritage

An additional issue of our early parish magazines is added to our online archive each month when The Rock is published..

All those from December 1952 (the earliest one) to this month in 1963 are now available.

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