Kopua is a hidden treasure of the Church in New Zealand. That it is hidden is not by chance. It’s a Cistercian monastery, and so seclusion is part of its nature and purpose.That doesn’t mean that Kopua, tucked away in the rolling hills of Tararua, is enclosed. In fact, part of the Cistercian charism is [...]


Rest in Peace Brother Tony Brown

Sadly Br. Tony passed away on the 16th of October 2020 aged 79. Please enjoy to Father Nicho's Homily from the funeral. It relates to Saint Matthew's Gospel 2:2-11. We chose this Gospel of the Feast of the Epiphany for today's liturgy because it relates to brother Tony, who held some [...]

Rest in Peace Brother Tony Brown2022-04-14T15:40:20+12:00


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