St Matthew's Church (Anglican)

Maclean St, Morven

  • St Matthew's Church (Anglican). Image courtesy of
    Copyright: Graeme Partridge. Taken By: 68bones - Graeme Partridge. Date: 6/04/2010.
  • St Matthew's Church (Anglican). Image courtesy of
    Copyright: PhilBee NZ - Phil Braithwaite. Taken By: PhilBee NZ - Phil Braithwaite. Date: 10/04/2013.
  • St Matthew's Church (Anglican). 1991. Original image submitted at time of registration.
    Copyright: NZHPT Field Record Form Collection. Taken By: A Elworthy.

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Historic Place Category 2 Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 5385 Date Entered 22nd August 1991


City/District Council

Waimate District


Canterbury Region

Legal description

Secs 16-18 Blk II Morven TshipBlk VII Waitaki SD


This historic place was registered under the Historic Places Act 1980. The following text is from the original Proposal for Classification report considered by the NZHPT Board at the time of registration.

Built c.1909

This church is situated on land which was originally part of Alan McLean's estate. It is held in high regard by residents of Morven.


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Construction Dates

Original Construction
1909 -

Completion Date

1st August 1991

Report Written By

Mary O'Keeffe

Other Information

A copy of the original report is available from the NZHPT Southern region office

Please note that entry on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero identifies only the heritage values of the property concerned, and should not be construed as advice on the state of the property, or as a comment of its soundness or safety, including in regard to earthquake risk, safety in the event of fire, or insanitary conditions.