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Port Levy

Maori Mission Cairn At Port Levy On September 2nd, 1950, the Methodist Church unveiled a Cairn at Port Levy to mark the site of the first Christian service to the Maoris of Canterbury by a native named Taawao at the commencement of 1840. Three years later a (Wesleyan) Maori Church was erected on the site. The Methodist Church pioneered Christianity in the South Island


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