Parishes in this Region are:

Dargaville, Kaitaia, Kaikohe, Kerikeri, Moerewa/BOI, Waitaruke,Panguru/Pawarenga,  Whangarei

There is a camp for Catholic Youth in the April and September holidays each year. These camps are usually for 8-18 year olds and more information about the camp will be on our events page closer to the date of the camp.


For more information about activities for young people in the Northland Region, to get contact details for parish youth ministry leaders or if  you have enquiries please contact Teresa McNamara on 360 3021 or email

Places for youth in Northland

A senior youth group, junior youth group, monthly youth Mass and youth café and a cellgroup are all opportunities for young people in Whangarei to get together and celebrate being Catholic.  Join the Whangarei Youth Ministry Facebook Group.

A small but vibrant parish youth group that meets fortnightly along with gathering together for an ocassional youth Mass

There are two camps held every year

The Cooper’s Beach camp is held around the school holidays in April.

The other camp is held during the October school holidays.

Youth Masses in the region

Suburb Parish Youth Mass Time
Dargaville Sacred Heart None
Kaitaia St Josephs None
Kerikeri Holy Family None
Moerewa (BOI) St Therese None
Panguru/Pawarenga St Peter & St Gabriel None
Sth Hokianga St Charles Borromeo None
Waitaruke Sacred Heart None
Whangarei St Francis Xavier 2nd Sunday of the month 6pm Saturday evening