Mission Statement

Te Ngakau Waiora Mercy Spirituality Centre

a peaceful city oasis

nurtures relationship with God

and personal renewal in harmony with creation.


The spirit of mercy is expressed through the core values - 

te tapu o te tangata respect for human dignity,

aroha compassion,

aroha ki te rawa kore concern for the poor and vulnerable,

tika justice,

manaakitanga hospitality, 

mana whakahaere mutual empowerment.


We offer

  • Convenient location with easy access to and from the airport and city motorways

  • A peaceful garden setting with places to wander or sit and reflect

  • Cosy accommodation at moderate prices* Delicious food prepared in-house, using home grown ingredients as available

  • An invitation to join community members for prayer and weekly meditation in the chapel

  • Daily Mass celebrated in the parish church next door

  • Access to personal spiritual direction / companions

  • Regular 1 to 6 day personal and guided retreat opportunities

  • Six week sabbatical opportunity

  • A fascinating annual programme of talks, workshops, themed and seasonal

  • presentations offered by highly respected local and international presenters

  • An environment  that highlights sustainable practices and the use of native plantings in a city setting

  • Opportunities for volunteers to support staff and visitors with hospitality in this Mercy centred mission and environment

  • Excellent communication via internet, email, annual programme booklet, posters, newsletters, phone and in person.

Mission Statement

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   info@mercyspiritualitycentre.org.nz