and a very warm welcome from the team of Te Ngakau Waiora Mercy Spirituality Centre


We are a retreat centre in the heart of Auckland, a city oasis for learning, prayer and reflection.

Due to Covid-19, our meeting rooms are currently closed until the end of May 2020 for conference, seminar and workshop facilities. 

Listen in to our weekly radio show with Beate on Planet FM

Archived Interviews

Click here to listen to her previous interview with Bishop Patrick Dunn on the Year of Mercy

and on the 2019 Ad Limina Visit of the
New Zealand Catholic bishops.



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There is an extensive collection of archived interviews available to listen to.  Click here to listen to  Archived Muffin Talk radio programmes 

We hope that you will see this as a means of staying connected but also using our “virtual education resource” and “Muffin Talks with a virtual muffin…” – feeding our customers during the time of “fasting”…


In case you cannot listen to the interview via Google Chrome, please listen via Explorer.


Click here to check out the most recent Muffin Talks.

                      The Women in the Bible:
                      The latest Muffin Talk will be followed by a Zoom session on
                      Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 10.30am-12noon.
                      For more information please contact us.
                      The next Muffin Talk will be on Friday, 22 May 2020, 8.40am                        on Planet FM 104.6.






Does it seem like you have been dreaming more lately?


Alex Casey from Spin Off, speaks to dream expert Margaret Bowater about why so many people are suddenly remembering their vivid and often horrible dreams.


Here is the link:

New Events:

Zoom session: Support Group for Carers

How do we deal with SUFFERING?
With Laetitia Puthenpadath
This session stands alone but is also an introduction to the monthly meetings of a new Carers’ Support Group that was planned to meet from May 2020 onwards at the Centre.
Thursday 21 May, 1-2.30pm
(Repeat from Monday, 11 May)

Free session.

Virtual teaching: The Women in the Bible 
with Br Kieran Fenn fms (01 May –24 June)
Participants can join for any session.

ONLINE ZOOM session:
Conversations with Camus, De Beauvoir, Sartre, Derrida, Foucault and Baudrillard

How 20th Century French philosophy can inform our faith
with Steve Tollestrup
Thursday 14 May, 10.30am-12.30pm


COVID-19 Virus:
Mercy Centre remains temporarily closed until further notice due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

We prayerfully look forward to the day when we will open our doors once again to welcome you. In the meantime, we are curating a variety of offerings for online and
at-home use. Please sign up for our email list to be informed of upcoming programs and updates.

We will still be checking the emails and so if you need to, you will be able to contact us.


We pray for all who have been affected by Covid-19 and hope that they will find healing and support.

At this stage, we are closing the facilities until the 31st of May, 2020.  We will keep you up to date if there are any changes.


Please note:
For all programmes currently cancelled/postponed, we will look at whether we can reschedule them at a later date in the year or in 2021.



Bookings essential, email: to register.


Christian Meditation in Chapel 
7.30 pm Mondays
1.30 - 2.15pm Thursdays  
cancelled until further notice

Centering Prayer  

Third Wednesday of the Month

7.30-8.30 pm in the Chapel
cancelled until further notice

At Te Ngakau Waiora Mercy Spirituality Centre

104 The Drive, Epsom
To register  Phone: 638 6238 or Email: 

Te Ngakau Waiora Mercy Spirituality Centre is a work of Nga Whaea Atawhai Sisters of Mercy Aotearoa New Zealand.

Te Ngakau Waiora Mercy Spirituality Centre
104 The Drive, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
00 64 (0) 9 638 6238