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This is the website for and about Quakers (The Religious Society of Friends) in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our worship is generally silent, with some spoken ministry. Everyone is welcome at our worship. We are organised into nine Monthly Meeting areas, and you can access information for each of these from the map and list on the left of this page. You can expand the map to see the exact location of Worship Groups. Quakers (we often refer to ourselves as "Friends") are often involved in a range of current social issues.

Our new website has been under development for some time, and preliminary version is now open for review and feedback by Friends. Please contact your clerk if you have not received instructions on how to access it.

In the dropdown menus above, you can locate most pages in this site:

About Quakers:
history, structure, testimonies, accommodation, FAQ
Quaker Concerns:
peace, social justice, environment, Treaty issues
QPSANZ, QIET, Quaker Settlement, Young Friends, etc
Yearly Meeting, Summer Gathering, seminar programmes, Quaker Lecture
YM Statements, various Quaker texts, Quaker Book Sales, Newsletter articles, etcContact Us:
location/times of worship meetings, contact people for groups and meetings, etc

There are about 1400 people (adults and children) associated with Quakers in Aotearoa/New Zealand, and there is a Quaker Settlement in Whanganui (see aerial photo below, dated 2004):


Recent news of Quakers.