The Bells at St Matthew's peal throughout the city
Photo by Scott Pilkington

St Matthew-in-the-City: Our people and our stories

FreeCentral Auckland

Saturday 13 October, 10am-2pm


St Matthew-in-the-City

187 Federal St, Auckland Central

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No bookings required

Enter church through main doors on Hobson Street. Most activities will be accessible to all, however belltower will require climbing 54 spiral steps. Visitors to the bell chamber must wear personal protection equipment, which will be provided to you.


Event details

St Matthew-in-the-City has been taonga in Auckland City for over 150 years. It is part of the backbone of our society, and its people have shaped the Auckland we know today.

This event features:

  • A bellringing display (one of only six of its kind in New Zealand) by St Matthew's Society of Bellringers
  • A heritage window self-guided tour
  • Information about the people in the church's community who have brought about social change.

Includes refreshments (gold coin donation to the Auckland City Mission).

Brought to you by St Matthew's Society of Bellringers

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