St Mary's Basilica


St. Mary's Basilica is a Catholic Church in Invercargill. It was designed by the celebrated New Zealand architect, Francis Petre and was opened in 1905.

The Basilica is named such because of its style of architecture, it rises 37M above the ground and is one of the most prominent landmarks in Invercargill, it was once described as the "Prettiest church in Australasia". 

The building is listed as a Category I Historic Place.

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