Diocesan News

Video News From Auckland Diocese

We aim to bring you a weekly video of upcoming events and updates on everything that going on at the Auckland Diocese. These will be brought to you by the Bishops and the Episcopal team here. We hope you enjoy being in the loop!







St Columba Grey Lynne - Media Release

The following is a statement from the Anglican Bishops of Auckland and the Vicar of St Columba Grey Lynn.


New workshops highlight the pastoral care needs of ageing people

Module One of the popular Certificate in the Pastoral Care of Ageing People, facilitated by the Reverend Anne Russell-Brighty, will be held at venues in Christchurch and Auckland this year.


Queen recognises Call to Care

The annual conference of the New Zealand Faith Community Nurses Association this year will return to Nelson, thirteen years after the organisation was inaugurated. The theme is ‘Called to Care’.


Re-Imagining Worship

For those involved in shaping and leading worship.




The Bishop Selwyn Lecture: An evening to explore Paul

Professor Douglas Campbell of Duke University has studied and taught about the writings of Paul across the world from the University of Otago, to King’s College London.



Point Chevalier Anglican Church Closing

The parishioners of the Church of the Ascension in Point Chevalier have decided to close their church in July this year.


Auckland Cathedral hosts YMCA staff

Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral has become home to the National office of the Children and Youth Services division of YMCA NZ.











Diocesan Council Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the monthly Diocesan Council meetings.




A letter from our new Children and Families Facilitator

As I begin as Children and Families Facilitator, it is certainly the start of an exciting new journey in my life. I am feeling very blessed and privileged to be called to this role for the Anglican Diocese of Auckland.


Video on Diocesan Consolidated Accounting

The challenges facing the Diocese with respect to consolidated financial reporting affect us all, as all Ministry Units share the same group charitable registration which provides the tax exemption.


Filling up Bookshelves

The Auckland Diocese is seeking to replace books eaten by white ants at the Bishop Paterson Theological College in Guadalcanal, Melanesia.



DVD of A Very Special Christmas

The DVD of the Christmas Day 2014 Bicentenary Service at Oihi Bay is now available.


Landing at the Marsden Cross

'We’re here’ was the exclamation from Bishop Jim White as he and his friend from school days, John Tuke, dragged their kayaks up the beach at Oihi.



Centenary Crozier to travel with Bishop of Te Tai Tokerau

The crozier has been given back to Maori 100 years later at a service in Auckland to mark the bicentennial.


Bishop Ross and Bishop Jim in the Solomon Islands

Bishop Ross and Bishop Jim spent 8 days in the Solomon Islands at the start of October as guests of Archbishop David Vunagi.


Synod Day 1

Read Bishop Kito's Sermon & The Bishops Charge


Synod Day 2

View the photos of the Pilgrimage to the Marsden Cross in Oihi


Synod Day 3

Read about and The Decade of Mission and The Summary of Proceedings


St John's Visiting Scholar

The Rev’d Lillian Daniel is the St John’s College Visiting Scholar in March of this year.