This directory of New Zealand Reformed Baptist Churches, Fellowships and contacts is comprised of those who are able to agree with the summary of biblical doctrine expressed in the
1689 Baptist Confession of Faith.

This page includes information about Reformed Baptist groups which are not members
of the FRBCNZ. Member churches are shown in red on the map, others are in black.
Click on the church name or city for further information.

Shore Baptist Church Emmanuel Church AUCKLAND West Church South City Church Trinity Reformed Baptist Church Crosspoint Church Gracenet Community Church Grace Baptist Church Rolleston Baptist Church Covenant Grace Baptist Church
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Last Updated: 18 December 2017

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Shore Baptist Church
FRBCNZ Member Church

The church was established by three families sent by Emmanuel Church in 1984. The group included Pastor Stephen Turner and David Sterne. From these small beginnings, the church has grown to over 40 members and a Sunday morning congregation of well over 100. Stephen stepped down from the pastorate after 30 years of ministry, but continues to make annual visits to India and Sri Lanka to train and encourage church leaders. The church changed its name from North Shore Baptist Reformed Church in 2007. In 2013 Pastor André Bay was installed as the new pastor.
Church Meets at: Westminster School, 31 Westminster Gardens, Unsworth Heights, Auckland
Postal Address: C/o 98a Pupuke Road, Birkenhead, Auckland 0627
Meeting Times:

Sunday Services: 10.30 am
: various meetings through the week

Tel/Fax: Andre Bay (09) 419 1429
Web Site:


West Church plant of SBC

This Church Plant from Shore Baptist Church is led by Stephen Turner (formery the pastor of SBC for thirty years) with Hanli Liu sharing in the ministry as an intern.
Church Meets at: New Lynn Community Hall, 45 Totara Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland
Meeting Times: Sunday Service: 9.30am
Tel/Fax: Stephen Turner: 027 485-1054
Web Site:


AUCKLAND - Central

Emmanuel Church
FRBCNZ Member Church

Emmanuel was established in 1974, and exercises an extensive ministry to Malaysian and Singaporian students at the university and polytechnic. David Yan is the pastor. They have been instrumental in founding several Reformed Baptist churches including Shalom in Singapore, and North Shore in Auckland.
Church Meets at: 730 Mount Eden Road, Auckland
Postal Address: Emmanuel House, 54 View Road, Mount Eden, Auckland
Meeting Times: Sunday Services: 11.00 am; 6.30 pm
Wednesday: 7.15pm Prayer Meeting
Tel/Fax: David Yan (09) 630-3800
Web Site:


South City Church

South City Church is a church plant in South Auckland led by Pastor Alfie Orr who has previously pastored in Timaru and Northern Ireland. The congregation has an active market outreach as well as the Sunday meetings and mid-week meetings in homes.
Church Meets at: Waimahia Intermediate School, 44 Palmers Road, Clendon, Auckland
Meeting Times: Sunday Service: 10.30am
Tel/Fax: Alfie Orr (09) 268-0536
Web Site:


Trinity Reformed Baptist Church
FRBCNZ Member Church

The church was established in 1980 under the leadership of David Sterne. Their first pastor was John Leevers (1981-1990), followed by David Marshall (1992-2017). Ryan Vinten was called to pastor the church in 2017. Each year they cooperate with the local Reformed Church in arranging an Easter Convention to promote the doctrines of grace.
Church Meets at: TRBC Buildings, Cnr Matai & Miro Streets, Hamilton
Postal Address: 12 Miro Street, Maeroa, Hamilton, 3200
Meeting Times: Sunday Services: 10.30 am; 5.00 pm (7pm during Daylight Saving)
Wednesday: 7.30 pm Prayer Meeting (in homes)
Tel/Fax: Ryan Vinten 027 655 5668
Web Site:


Crosspoint Church
FRBCNZ Member Church

This fellowship began meeting in February 2005 as a result of a couple of families seeking a faithful church committed to preaching and practising the Gospel. It was publicly constituted as a church in July 2006 with a plurality of elders, including Dafydd Hughes as Pastor, and was accepted into membership of the FRBCNZ in November 2006.

Church Meets at: 90 Broadway Avenue (upstairs), Palmerston North
Postal Address: PO Box 4385, Palmerston North 4442
Service Times:
Sunday meetings:  10:00 am    Prayer Meeting
  10:30 am    Morning Worship Service
  5:00 pm    Evening Worship Service
Wednesday meeting:  7:30 pm    Bible Study & Prayer (in a home)
Tel/Fax: Dafydd Hughes (06) 353 6555
Web Site:




Gracenet Community Church
FRBCNZ Member Church

The church began when three families moved from South Africa with the express purpose of planting a church in Wellington. They began meeting publicly in March 2005 and within a year had a congregation of over 35 led by three elders, including their founding pastor, Greg Heasley. In August 2007 Mike Beck replaced Greg as the pastor.

Church Meets at: 45 Webb Street, Te Aro, Wellington
Postal Address: 35 Antrim Crescent, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt 5014
Service Times:

Sunday meeting: 

10:00 am     
Tel/Fax: Mike Beck (04) 476 8324
Web Site:




Grace Baptist Church
FRBCNZ Member Church

Grace Baptist Church began holding public meetings in February 1995, thereby becoming the first known Reformed Baptist church in the city since its founding in 1850. Their first pastor was Dafydd Hughes (1996-2006). Rob Harrod from Sydney, Australia, responded to the call to be the new pastor and was inducted on 9th February 2008.
Church Meets at: Performing Arts Centre at Heaton Intermediate School,
125/133 Heaton Road, Merivale, Christchurch
Postal Address: PO Box 8979, Riccarton, Christchurch
Meeting Times:
Sunday Services 9:45 am    Prayer Meeting
10:30 am Worship Service
Mid-week meetings 7:30 pm    Bible Studies (in homes)
Tel: Rob Harrod (03) 337-4067
E-mail: gbc at
Web Site:



Rolleston Baptist Church
FRBCNZ Member Church

Rolleston Baptist Church was planted in 2014 by Grace Baptist Church in Christchurch, with the support of St John's Latimar Square and St Saviours in Christhchurch. Joe Fleener was called to be the church-planting pastor and the church became a member of the Fellowship in 2017.

Church Meets at: Rolleston Christian School, 571 Springston Rolleston Rd, Rolleston.
Postal Address: 4 Cato Place, Rolleston
Service Times: Sunday Service: 10:30 am
Tel/Fax: Joe Fleener (03) 260 1406
E-mail: admin (at)
Web Site:



Covenant Grace Baptist Church
FRBCNZ Member Church

This Baptist Union church was pastored by Alfie Orr from Northern Ireland from 1986 to 1998. Over these years they came to a Reformed Baptist position and revised their constitution in line with their beliefs. John Leevers was the pastor from December 1998 to January 2007 and was succeeded by Grant Phillips. In 2010 Nick Clevely was called from St Hellena Island to pastor the church and in 2016 it changed its name from Marchwiel Reformed Baptist Church to Covenant Grace Baptist Church.

Church Meets at: 16 Tyne Street, Timaru 
Postal Address: 16 Tyne Street, Timaru
Service Times: Sunday Services: 10:30 am & 4:30 pm
Various weekday meetings: see their website
Tel/Fax: Nick Clevely (03) 683-1857
Web Site: