But then I am biased as my fiancé proposed here. The kids loved the history of the cemetery and it was very cool seeing the musket holes in the building. Visit anytime
About Christ Church
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Historic church in Russell. Things to pay special attention to are the musket bullet holes in the outside walls and also the hand crafted cushions on the seats. Only a few minutes walk from the main street
While the church was closed a walk around the cemetery enabled one to gauge a little about the history of Russell. Cemeteries are not only the repository of the dead but a living document to the past - and Russell's cemetery fulfills this role well...More
Historic church complete with bullet holes in timber walls. Lots of history captured here and in churchyard. Only few minutes walk from drop off point at wharf
I was surprised to see Christ Church here in Russell and not in Christchurch the city in the south. But here in Russell, they also have their own Christ Church. It's a beautiful building as befitting one that is a house of worship. My only...More
The church's graveyard gives an insight to the people that came before us. The view from Flagstaff Hill gives sweeping views over a Russell and the Bays of Islands.
Even in pouring rain and strong winds this is a beautiful and peaceful place. The church is a place of quiet calm and the churchyard full of history.
Had our wedding here at 3pm in May. It was sunny and bright inside the church. The historic charm of the venue meant we did not need to decorate. Our guests enjoyed the venue.