Welcome to Kaikorai Church


Established in 1868, Kaikorai Church is a Kids Friendly congregation of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ). Located atthe corner of Taieri Rd & Nairn St, Dunedin we are members of the Southern Presbytery, and the Synod of Otago and Southland.

Mission Statement

We seek to worship and bring honour to God by fulfilling our mission: “To share the love of Jesus with individuals and families in our community, our city, and beyond.”


Kaikorai Presbyterian Church is a community of God who are…

Dependent on the Trinity; Challenged by Scripture; Strengthened through Prayer; Shaped through Worship; Nurtured by Learning; Called to Mission; Welcoming and united in Fellowship.

Image “Jesus is the Way, the Truth and the Life” by Ain Vares used with permission. See his art at http://www.ainvaresart.com

Worship Services – Sunday at 10am

You are invited to worship at Kaikorai.

Services are held every Sunday at 10am. You will find the atmosphere welcoming and friendly, the teaching relevant, and the encouragement ‘to know God and to enjoy God forever.’ Morning tea is served following the service; please do try to allow the extra time to meet others and be known.  All are very welcome.

Kaikorai Kids takes place during the Sunday morning service during term time;

Kaikorai Youth meet on Friday evening in the hall.

Small Groups  a number of small groups meet for encouragement and study during the week.  To find out more please visit or make contact (see side panel).

150th Celebrations

In 2016 Kaikorai Presbyterian Church will celebrate 150 years ministry from this present site – Corner Taieri Road & Nairn  St. Details of celebrations will be advertised shortly.

Coffee Cake & Chat

If you would to take some time out and meet people in your neighbourhood, then we invite you to Coffee, Cake And Chat. We meet in the Church Lounge on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 2pm.

Home Groups

We have three  Home Groups that come together through the week to share and study the Bible. to find out more about these please contact the office.