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.

Our meeting rooms are currently OPEN from 15 June 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 


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

The last interviews with Br Kieran Fenn fms on The Women in the Bible are still available online here.

                           For more information please contact us.
                           Muffin Talk is broadcasts on Fridays, at 8.40am
                           on Planet FM 104.6.



The most recent Muffin Talk has been with Matthew Gardner on Interfaith and his recent return from India and being in quarantine.




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:


Behind the Scenes of Vatican Art & Architecture PART 2 - ZOOM session
with Chris Longhurst
Friday 3 July, 7-9pm

POP UP Muffin Meeting

The Eucharist - at Mercy Spirituality Centre
with Br Kieran Fenn fms
Thursday 23 July, 10.30am-12.30pm

Workshop: The Presence of the Spirit in the Gospel according to John - at Mercy Spirituality Centre

with Kathleen Rushton rsm

Saturday 25 July, 10am - 3pm

INTERFAITH: Feeling a Divine Presence in the light of different faiths

Members of the Auckland Interfaith Council
Wednesday 29 July, 7-9pm


Bookings essential, email: to register.


COVID-19 Virus:

The Mercy Spirituality Centre is now OPEN (15 June 2020) for room hire and accommodation. As a cautious approach we are still providing our programmes via Zoom for a few more weeks.

We are contactable via phone, emails & Facebook, so if you need to, you will be able to contact us - or 09 638 6238

Please sign up for our email list to be informed of upcoming programs and updates.

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

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.



Christian Meditation in Chapel 
7.30 pm Mondays
1.30 - 2.15pm Thursdays  
starting again on 15 June

Centering Prayer  

Third Wednesday of the Month

7.30-8.30 pm in the Chapel
starting again on 15 July

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