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Vacancies -14 August 2019

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A regular update of Diocesan vacancies and those further afield.

Diocese of Waikato and Taranaki

The Waikato Cathedral Church of St Peter is looking for a new Dean.

Situated on the sacred Pukerangiora Hill in the heart of Hamilton, we seek a person who appreciates the history of our Cathedral and the place it holds in the community.

The next Dean will have the opportunity and responsibility to lead developments alongside a dedicated and motivated team of parish and community leaders. The Dean will be the public face for the Cathedral across the Waikato.

We are looking for a strategic leader with the ability to lead and inspire, to build on the vision of the Cathedral as a place for all—for church, iwi and community, to demonstrate an ability to delegate, to be an experienced Priest able to empower the Parish in its outreach to the community.

APPLICATIONS TO: bishopspa@Wtanglican.nz

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Monday 26th August 2019


St Margaret’s Church -Te Kauwhata - Position of Vicar

Te Kauwhata is a very unique community – one of the fastest growing communities in the Waikato. There is huge potential for outreach to the local community and the rural districts.

We are looking for a person who –

• Loves Jesus above all else/Holy Spirit led

• Studies and teaches the Scripture, Christian living and discipleship

• Loves people

• Is passionate about seeing people grow in their walk with God and personal spirituality

• Will be involved in community development and have engagement skills

• Will encourage the parish to be welcoming to people from a variety of cultures, ages and social backgrounds

• Will seek to understand the effects and opportunities of urbanisation

• Has a vision for this parish and would develop this vision with parishioners

• Is committed to working closely with other church denominations

• Would encourage our parishioners to continue to work with their gifts and ministries

This parish has extraordinary potential and we need a person who can guide, encourage and support us to reach that potential.

To receive a copy of our Parish Profile which includes full description of the position please contact the Bishop’s office.




16th August, 2019


Diocese of Nelson

Youth & Young Adults Enabler (full time)

The Diocese of Nelson is seeking a full time youth and young adults enabler to work alongside the bishop to encourage youth and young adults to grow in their faith and discipleship within an Anglican context. The successful candidate will be skilled at mentoring and equipping for leadership, work to build strong relationships and networks across the diocese, and work collaboratively with the leadership in our parishes.

Link to job description: https://www.nelsonanglican.nz/vacancy/nelson-diocese-youth-enabler-full-time

Expressions of interest can be made by contacting the Bishop’s office or by sending your CV and covering letter to bishops.pa@nelsonanglican.nz (Phone 03 548 3124)


Diocese of Auckland

Greetings Colleagues in Ministry,

Applications are sought for the ministry of Vicar of the Parish of Pakuranga. This is a full-time role and applications close on the 16 August 2019.

The Parish has a vision 'To become a living, thriving spiritually fed community of people, with a love for Jesus, a love for each other, and a love for the Community’. Information about the Parish, including a summary of their ministry priorities for the future, can be found in the Parish Profile. The Parish seek a Vicar who will journey and minister with them as they explore and develop ministry into the future.

The Parish Profile is attached, and can also be found on the Diocesan Website (click here). Details for the application process are on the final page of the Parish Profile.

Please take time to consider this ministry and/or pass it to other clergy who you believe may be called to this role.


The Venerable Michael Berry

Archdeacon, Southern Region

DDI:(09) 282 4730 M: 021 2256781

Neligan House, 12 St Stephens Ave, Parnell, Auckland 1052

P O Box 37 242, Parnell, Auckland 1151