Visit Our Friends

The Highgate Parish is a part of some wonderfully vibrant communities.  On this page you’ll find links to our friends (please click on titles).



Columba College

Columba College Columba College is a day and boarding school for girls from Years 7 to 13 with a co-educational Junior School (Years 1 to 6). The school has a total roll of 550. Columba College is located in middle of the Highgate Rd, and the church has strong ties with the school.  The boarders routinely join us for Sunday morning worship.


John McGlashan College                                   mcGlashan

John McGlashan College is an integrated, Year 7-13, secondary school for boys located close by. The roll comprises approximately 400 dayboys from Dunedin city and its surrounds and 120 boarders, most of whom come from rural Otago and Southland. Up to 30 international students are enrolled each year. The school has strong historical links with the church.


Maori Hill School         Maori Hill School

Maori Hill School was established in 1906 and was rebuilt on the present site in 1977.  It is a co-educational state primary school situated along the road from B@tCH. They currently have approximately 240-250 students enrolled.



university of otago

University of Otago  

The University of Otago is the preeminent academic institution in Dunedin and New Zealand’s oldest university.  Many of us work or study there.  Even if you’re just visiting, it’s well worth taking a stroll through its beautiful campus.




Dunedin City Council

The Highgate rides the top of Dunedin’s western range of hills. Visit the council’s website to learn more about the beautiful city we call home.



Knox Centre for Ministry & Leadership

Dunedin is home to the Knox Centre for Ministry and Leadership. This is where they put you if you want to become a Presbyterian minister in this country.  Our parish has a number of links to the school. Students occasionally find refuge within our walls.

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

We’re a member church of the PCANZ, visit their website for insight to their oversight.  If you’d like to know more about who we are, what we believe, or what makes us tick, this is probably a good place to start.