Cathedral of St Patrick & St Joseph | Te Whare Karakia o Hato Pateriki raua ko Hato Hohepa | Catholic Diocese of Auckland, New Zealand

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Sunday Mass Parking

The Wilson’s Hobson Street Car Park will be operating via ParkMate App ONLY


ParkMate App
If you use the App, $4.50 parking for the church  will be available on all public parking levels, however you will need to use a promo code to receive this discounted rate.

  • Terms & Conditions: $4.50 is available for Nights and Weekend Parking and will be valid for 3 hours. Casual Rates Apply Thereafter.
  • Promo code: STPATS
  • Instructions
    Download ParkMate App
    Go to Menu / Promocode / Add Promocode
    Input STPATS
    Load a credit card and start session. Make sure you select the St Patricks option at the bottom of your screen.
    For help please email

Validated Sunday at Durham Lane Continues
– parking is now only available at the Durham Lane car park (enter Durham Lane from Queen Street). From 19 June 2023 this will increase  to $3. This car park also 3 hours of validated parking on a Sunday.

Wilson’s have extended discounted parking at wither car park to cover weddings on Saturdays, and weekday evening church functions (only after 6.30pm)


St Patrick’s Square

Please note that the Square is owned by Auckland Council and NOT the Church. It is designated a pedestrian mall and parking is not permitted. Cars parked illegally can be fined or towed by Council traffic wardens.

Mobility Cards: A few spaces are available on either side of the Cathedral doors for people with disabilities. These spaces must be kept free for people who really need them. Please be considerate.

Travel Options

  • Walk: The Cathedral is a short walk from Auckland’s major downtown hotels and local apartments.
  • Cycle: Bicycles can be secured against the stone walls on either side of the main doors of the church.
  • Taxi: Taxis are not inexpensive but they do save the hassle of trying to find a car park for a private vehicle.
  • Bus: The Auckland central business district is well served by bus transport from all outlying Auckland suburbs.
  • Train: The Britomart Train Station is located downtown and is within a 10 minute walk of the Cathedral.
  • Ferry: Ferry transport is available from the North Shore (Devonport and Northcote), the eastern suburbs (Half Moon Bay) and Waiheke Island. Ferries arrive at the downtown ferry terminal, a ten-minute walk to the Cathedral.
  • Street Parking: Some metered street parking is available on Swanson Street, Federal Street and other surrounding streets.
  • Parking Garages: There are two parking garages, with a total capacity of over 1000 vehicles, located within 100m of the Cathedral.
  • Parking for Weddings, Baptisms, Funerals: You are able to avail yourself of the parking at Wilson Carpark for weddings, baptisms and funerals held on SATURDAY.

Special Events: For special events after 6:30pm during the week, e.g. Rite II Reconciliation, Chrism Mass, special Diocesan Masses, validated parking is also available.

We are very grateful to Wilson Parking for their assistance with parking nearby the Cathedral.

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    Cathedral Contacts

    Hours: 9.00 am - 4.30 pm, Monday - Friday

    Phone: +64 (9) 303 4509

    Fax: +64 (9) 379 8498


    St. Patrick's Cathedral 43 Wyndham Street Auckland 1010 New Zealand

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