In 1995 the original Rangiātea Church (opened in 1851) was burnt down by an arsonist. The Ōtaki community rallied and raised funds to build a replica, which opened in 2003. In 2007 some treasures salvaged from the original church were placed in the new one.
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Photograph by Chris Maclean
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