St Michael's Antiochian Orthodox Church

St Michael's Antiochian Orthodox Church is a parish within the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines in South Dunedin, New Zealand. It was built in 1911 and was the first purpose-built Orthodox church in New Zealand.[1] It is a Historic Place (Category II) of New Zealand (list number: 7341).[1]

St Michael's Antiochian Orthodox Church
Location72 Fingall Street, South Dunedin, Otago
CountryNew Zealand
ArchdioceseAntiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines
Reference no.7341
Interior of St Michael's Church

The exterior design of St Michael's is in simple Gothic Revival style while the interior is designed in Byzantine Eastern Orthodox style.[1]

The church congregation includes about 50 families, many from Russia, Greece and Serbia.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "St Michael's Antiochian Orthodox Church" . Register of Historic Places. Heritage New Zealand. Retrieved 9 December 2020.
  2. ^ Manins, Rosie (13 April 2012). "Holy week begins" . Otago Daily Times.


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