Old St Paul’s


Old St Paul’s

The 2019 / 2020 earthquake strengthening is now complete.

Old St Paul’s has served generations of Wellington families for their celebrations and ceremonies. With its warm native timber interior, beautiful stained glass windows and attentive staff, it is a welcoming, non-denominational venue.

There is seating for up to 480 people. Used for recitals, the acoustics are superb with a grand piano and organ for approved musicians. It has an excellent sound and audiovisual set-up.

For a more intimate or private gathering, families can use the choir stalls in front of the altar, which seat 40.

At night, the stained glass windows are backlit so consider Old St Paul’s for a memorable evening funeral.


For numbers up to 100 – it is possible to have catering arranged on site. For larger numbers there are convenient venues within easy walking distance; The Loaves & Fishes Hall next to St Paul’s Cathedral, The Royal Society on Turnbull Street, Connolly Hall next to the Sacred Heart Cathedral, The Thistle Inn on Mulgrave Street or Home Café in the National Library.


Centrally located at 34 Mulgrave Street, Pipitea it is well served by public transport; 10 minutes walk from the railway station and bus terminus. Limited parking can be reserved within the grounds.