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'While we try & teach our children all about life, our children teach us what  life is all about!'


The Parish of Pauatahanui is committed to young people and their families. Young people lie at the heart of every community. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">




Regular activities @ St Andrew’s


Noah’s Ark Cafe & Craft Tuesday’s @ St Andrew’s   9.15 - 11.15am


Noah's Ark now has it's own website and it's looking amazing! Check it out at:


Our tiny tots & toddler group. Stories, song & craft; a chance for the littlies to be entertained & an opportunity for parents & care givers to catch up over a cuppa! Every Tuesday during term time! Koha donation. No bookings necessary.




       Our Place is Your Place at St Andrew's

       1st and 3rd Sunday at 9.30am


       An all age, interactive service sharing

       food and fellowship, music and reflection.




For further information or details about Our Place and Noah's Ark or if you would like to volunteer to help please contact the Parish Office 233 9781 or the Vicar.  You can also find us on Facebook, click on like and get the latest updates.

Some helpful website for parenting.
Giving New Zealand families a voice / Te reao o te whanau for Family Voice

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Churches working together to support family life
“to positively impact every family” with links to programmes and resources Providing new skills that support parents and teenagers to build healthy, respectful relationships
Helpful links or families from the Wellington Diocese
“Our goal is to disciple young people so they can then disciple their peers.”
Setting the scene to encourage good behaviour
The SKIP vision is that all children will be raised in a positive way. This involves parents loving and nurturing their children, as well as setting boundaries to guide and teach them.
Information on Parenting Resources, how Christianity can play a role in a family’s life, what’s on in the Wellington Diocese resources for everyone
represent within New Zealand some 65 overseas publishing houses covering a wide variety of Christian literature



All-Age Liturgy is on the fourth Sunday of each month in St Philip's, Paremata.


The Parish Library in the foyer of St Andrew's has these books for children. You are welcome to borrow them.


  • Family prayer
  • Cool prayers
  • Bible stories for children
  • More Bible stories for children
  • Joseph's story
  • Tarore and her book
  • Moses, leader of a nation
  • Jesus, the teacher
  • The beasts' choir
  • Stories from Genesis
  • This is the star
  • God goes on vacation
  • The children's illustrated Bible
  • Bible stories
  • God made wonderful me
  • The abc's of Proverbs
  • Teach your child about God
  • Tarore's book
  • Running in the wind