Protocols for Our Lady of the Valleys

Parish around the Protection Framework protocols can be accessed by clicking the link

A gathering limit based in the seating capacity of our churches still applies for a Sunday service (i.e.  5:30pm Sat  8:30am and 10:30am Sunday) PREBOOKING is REQUIRED. The Picktime Booking system of available for these Mass. If you are not prebooked you are not able join the celebration Click the link for Picktime booking. NOTE each individual needs a separate booking to ensure we remain within our attendance limit.


Bishops Pastoral Letter Covid-19 vaccinations and Traffic Light System


While no longer mandated parishioners are offered the opportunity to continue to record details of all who attend Mass. Please depart earlier than usual to allow time to record your details at the Church. This will allow services to start on time and reduce a bottle-neck at entry.

There are QR codes in place in both churches and in the various meeting rooms in the Parish, as well as sign in sheets in all buildings. Please arrive early to allow time to record attendance at services.

SYNOD 2023 – Parishioner Engagement 

Click here to engage with SYNOD 2023 online submission form


Activities and Functions

The ministries and services we offer to provide support and assistance

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Helpful  Information

General help on how to find and use the church services available.

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Parish Background

Our Parish was established by Cardinal John Dew on the 1st February 2015.

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Useful links to Catholic-connected religious and educational organisations

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Our Lady of the Valleys Parish is a mixture of suburban and rural lifestyles centred around the suburbs of Heretaunga/Trentham and Stokes Valley. We draw our congregation from many peoples from different cultures, backgrounds and nationalities. Under Christ our Saviour and through the outpouring of the Holy Spirit we strive to be united in faith and good works.