About Us


Welcome to St Josephs Centre Gift Shop, one of the first Catholic Gift shops in New Zealand! 

We strive to supply the best quality products for every occasion and the variety of stock we have is something which many customers comment on. We aim to provide the best products at affordable prices and this is one of the reasons why customers return year after year to support her business. 

The St Josephs Centre Gift Shop is located in St Joseph’s Centre, a historic three-level building, situated in  the grounds of St Joseph’s Catholic Church and School in Takapuna, on the North Shore in Auckland.

The Gift Shop has been in existence since 1 August 1994, under the Directorship of Sheila Baker.  For 21 years the profits supported the St Josephs Centre, which was under the auspices of Auckland Catholic Charismatic Renewal (ACCR)

Sheila is a woman of faith who has been in ministry for many years and her knowledge on many subjects is reflected in the wide range of book titles on different topics, which she chooses to stock.


The Gift Shop continues to supply sacramental and other products nationwide, to Parishes, Schools and the wider community.  Sheila also encourages and supports Piety outlets in other parts of the country.

Sheila supports the ministry of the Carmelite Order in Auckland, by distributing their Altar Breads and she is also the Appointed Wholesaler Nationwide in New Zealand, for St Pauls Publications in Sydney, Australia. 

The Gift Shop stock’s Statues, Rosaries, Icons, Framed Pictures, Giftware for many different occasions and more. The Cherish Jewellery collection features over a hundred designs of Gold and Silver plated Crosses and Crucifixes, with matching high quality Chains, presented in a Gift box.

There are of course Bibles, Missals, prayer books, encyclicals, liturgical programme aids, homiletics, devotionals, children’s books and much more.

The needs of our customers are our priority and with our friendly customer service and support, we hope you will find what you are looking for and enjoy our products, as much as we enjoy providing them to you.