About

Vaughan Park Anglican Retreat and Conference Centre is a beautiful space and place, nestled in the gently rolling hills above Long Bay Beach on the North Shore of Auckland, Tāmaki Makaurau, also known as the City of Sails.

We offer you an inclusive and welcoming oasis of peace, grace and generous hospitality. 

  • Our Vision

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

  • International Links

    We nurture and cherish our international connections and relationships and are thankful to all who share the story of our ethos, life and work. We are grateful to the people who have visited Vaughan 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»