St. Mary's Basilica, Invercargill

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St Mary's Basilica as seen from Nith Street.
At night the coloured window panes are lit.
St Mary's Basilica, Invercargill

St. Mary's Basilica is a Catholic Church in Invercargill, New Zealand. It was designed by the celebrated New Zealand architect, Francis Petre and was opened in 1905. The Basilica is located near St Josephs school and the Otepuni Gardens. The building is listed as a Category I Historic Place.[1] Although the church is called popularly "basilica", has not been declared a minor basilica by the Vatican.[2]


Coordinates: 46°24′57″S 168°21′03″E / 46.415919°S 168.350946°E / -46.415919; 168.350946