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St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church Hamilton, needs to be earthquake strengthened - can you assist?

$340 of $350,000 goal

Given by 12 generous donors in around 6 months


The church requires earthquake strengthening to 67% of New Building Standard.

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Hello - I am St Andrew's Presbyterian Church - that lovely old building with the bell tower on the corner of River Road and Te Aroha Street.

I am 105 years old and I am starting to feel my age - but you could help me if you would like to be my friend.

Problem is - I am told I am not safe unless I get a bit more reinforcing, probably some more building blocks, and definitely a bit more concrete under my feet.

Of course, it all costs money, they say about $350,000. and I just don't have enough in my coffers at the moment to get me back on my feet.

I would love you to be my friend - if you could just spare a few dollars for my restoration fund I can go back to holding weddings, baptisms and funerals for my many old and new friends

So - why don't we get together and put that right.

Lovingly, your friend, St Andrew's Church.

Use of funds

The money will be used for the strengthening work required,

Latest donations

  • Toby

    Toby on 11 Mar 2020



  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 03 Mar 2020


    God bless


  • Jane

    Jane on 04 Dec 2019


    You deserve another 100 years old girl.


  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 04 Dec 2019



  • Barbara and Graeme

    Barbara and Graeme on 03 Dec 2019


    We were married here in 1986, my father was an Elder, my father-in-law went to bible class here as a young man and his name is on the World War II Roll of Honour in the foyer. We have a strong historic connection


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$340 of $350,000 goal

Given by 12 generous donors in around 6 months

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