Follow the footsteps of Suzanne Aubert—her early life and influences in France, the long sea voyage to New Zealand, the places she lived and the difference she made through her extraordinary work and her steadfast commitment to her mission.

Learn about Suzanne’s ongoing legacy through the work of the Sisters of Compassion as they live the vision today.

See unique artefacts, and audio and visual recordings, which bring the story to life.

While you are here, take time to experience more of this special place. Visit Suzanne Aubert’s Grave, the Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, Our Lady of Lourdes’ Grotto and the extensive gardens.

View the exhibition narrative online

Find out more about Suzanne Aubert, New Zealand’s First Saint in the Making


“What an inspirational woman challenging us with her faith, love and generosity. Great exhibition.” P Robinson, Australia

“Amazing – a privilege to visit.” P Meskill, Christchurch

“A wonderful, beautiful tribute to an amazing woman.” A & B Jamieson, Christchurch