Vaughan Park Anglican Retreat Centre, to be discovered just above Long Bay Beach, is a place of rolling hills, crashing waves and soaring gulls.  It is an oasis of peace and grace that is open to all people of all backgrounds.

  • Our Vision

    To be known as a place of generous hospitality, spacious conversation, and spiritual encounter more»
  • Ruatara | Our quarterly magazine

    Issue 2: Summer 2019 This browser does not support PDF so please click here to download and view Ruatara. Issue 1: Winter 2018 This browser does not support PDF so please click here to download more»
  • Staff

  • Employment opportunities

    Two exciting new positions have arisen at the Vaughan Park Anglican Retreat Centre at Long Bay, Auckland.

    Director more»
  • Links

    We nurture and cherish our international connections and relationships.  Here are a few of the people who promote the ethos, life and work of Vaughan Park overseas and nearer to home . . more»
  • Our Board

  • Bishops Commendation

    The Right Reverend Ross Bay, Bishop of Auckland commends Vaughan Park:The Diocese of Auckland greatly values its association with Vaughan Park and the ministry which the Centre fulfils. We have more»
  • Chapel

    Open Peaceful Nurturing

    The Ruatara Chapel reflects the nurturing creative spirit at the heart of Vaughan Park and honours the memory of Ruatara, a Nga Puhi chief from the Bay of Islands who assisted the Rev. Samuel more»
  • Research Centre

    The Chapel is supported by the Research Centre, built in the name of the Saints and Martyrs of the Pacific.  It is a room curving around the Chapel as if to embrace it – a space that more»