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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Validated Sunday parking at Wilson Hobson St Car Park (old Farmers) $4 for 3 hours.

Wilson Car Park continue to offer St Patrick’s Cathedral $2 Sunday Mass parking at the Durham Lane car park.  This car park also offers 3 hours of validated parking on a Sunday.

Wilson’s have extended this 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.

 Changes to the way Farmer’s car park on Hobson Street operates, as of 1st November. The site will be operating via Pay by Plate machines & ParkMate App.

Pay By Plate

· $4.50 parking for Sunday & weekday evening church services will only be available in the basement public parking areas. There will be signage directing you.

· Terms & Conditions: $4.50 is available for Nights and Weekend Parking and will be valid for 3 hours. Casual Rates Apply Thereafter.

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


1. Download ParkMate App

2. Go to Menu / Promocode / Add Promocode

3. Input STPATS

4. Load a credit card and start session

For help please email

We apologise for the last-minute notification of these changes.

Please note that $2 Validated parking will still be available at the Wilson’s car park on Durham Lane (enter from off Queen Street). You still will need to bring your ticket with you to validate in the Cathedral.

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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