Saying farewell

Old St Paul’s provides the peace, serenity and dignity that is important as you honour and celebrate the life of your loved one.

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We understand this is a difficult time and just how important it is to ensure their funeral ceremony is a fitting tribute.

Old St Paul’s offers you a magnificent and appropriate non-denominational venue where you can arrange to bring your religious minister, celebrant or officiant and Funeral Director.

Hiring Old St Paul’s for a funeral

  • Professionally arranged seasonal flowers at the chancel steps
  • A sound system for your choice of CD or ipod
  • A microphone system ensures excellent audio quality throughout the church. A hearing loop is available.
  • AV technology available on site if required - additional charges apply
  • Audio and video recordings can be arranged. Your funeral director will be able to help with the choice of videographer
  • Parking in the grounds of Old St Paul’s is available for family members and/or disabled persons
  • Easy access from the central city by taxi, or a short journey from the train station
  • Old St Paul’s is available for refreshments after the service/ceremony (catering only). Please talk to us or your funeral director about your requirements.

The services of our Director of Music (organ or grand piano) are available on request - fees apply.

Old St Paul’s enjoys the trust and confidence of funeral directors in the Wellington area. Please talk to them about funeral arrangements at Old St Paul’s.