Our Mission here at Karakariki Christian Camp is to:

  • Be flexible to accomodate your needs in a friendly relaxed environment
  • To promote and encourage Christian principles and beliefs. To run holiday camps to grow kids and leaders spiritually, mentally and physically
  • Provide a camp to meet the needs of small groups that find it difficult to book larger facilities.
  • Provide a reasonably priced venue for schools to run EOTC programmes therefore making it acheivable for every child to attend camp
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Mission Statement

To develop youth & children physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually Achieved by:

Running overnight holiday and leadership training programs in a safe environment including:

  • KCC activities both on and off the Karakariki Christian Camp (KCC) site
  • Sports and Games
  • Healthy food

Being Inclusive

  • Accept and encourage any person regardless of ethnic background or religion.
  • Where possible accept any person with disabilities or special needs.
  • Encourage a friendly, supportive community during camp.

Sharing our Christian Faith in an open, non-threatening way by:

  • Setting an example through our actions and words.
  • Providing fun and interesting chapel times.
  • Taking any opportunity to share about God and what he means to us.
  • Encourage Christians in their faith and knowledge about God.
  • Explain how to become a follower of Jesus (become a Christian) to those that want to know.


What an amazing camp - I an so pleased we had a chance to have our camp at Karakariki. You were both amazing and so easy to work with. There is a wonderful calmness about the camp and it was a fabulous environment to escape to!

Deborah Bass - Macleans College


  • We are an approved member of Christian Camping New Zealand (CCNZ).
  • We rely on the support of Christian Community Churches of New Zealand (CCCNZ).
  • We are an approved OSCAR programme provider.
  • We are a part of the Send a Kid to Camp organization, which is supported by CCNZ.
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Come to one of our Holiday Camps!

Every school holidays, we offer camps to help grow children and youth personally, emotionally, relationally, and spiritually.